Incubation Software Architect
Hopkinton MA or Round Rock TX
Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and the technology we provide transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company we are a people company. We recognize that over 100,000 employees across six continents have different interests and aspirations. We inspire, challenge and respect each and every one of them, every day.
The Dell EMC Office of the CTO sits at the cross roads of technology strategy, research and innovation, technology incubation and much more. We strive to be influential across the breadth of the Dell EMC portfolio working hand in hand with all product organizations. The opportunity to impact our customers and the industry is a core focus for us.
The role of Incubation Software Architect is to be one of our leads for a new technology incubation initiative acting as a Chief Architect on Incubation POC Projects. Your role will span across the lifecycle of technology idea architecture and incubation. You will be expected to be a technology leader for a flexible team of developers and engineers while guiding the incubation product from scoping, architecture through delivery to the product team for Productization. Working under minimal direction and exercising considerable latitude, provides technical expertise in prototyping of business solutions. The role requires workings with peers within Dell, customers and partners.
For this role you will need to have experience with driving technologies from an initial idea, designing an architecture based on defined requirements and then driving the development of the technology using an agile fast fail mentality. These projects will be focused initially in the Cloud Native technologies and AI/ML direction, but they will be about how these technology domains can be utilized or supported by the Dell EMC portfolio. Therefore, it is expected you have a strong technology innovator mentality ensuring you can connect the dots between multiple technologies as well as customer and the industry's needs.
Role and responsibilities:
Be the technology incubation POC chief architect
Be the go to lead technical resource the development team looks to for guidance, decisions and support
Lead a development team through prototyping of the technology or solution utilizing current and next generation software technologies
Drive the development process using an Agile or Lean Agile methodology with 4 week to 6 month cycles based on weekly sprints driving to a continuous fast fail approach
Collaborate and partner well with peers within Dell, customers and partners
Interact cross functionally with product development, product advanced engineering, architects, peers across Dell, senior management through the incubation lifecycle
Stay up to speed on all current and next generation
This position requires an accomplished Software Architect and Software Systems Engineer, who truly understands multiple development ecosystems and platforms, enjoys guiding other engineers, and thrives in a fast-paced, highly ambiguous environment
BS in Computer Science with 8+ year's industry experience or equivalent experience.
In-depth technical experience (including emerging technologies) such as Cloud Native Software Methodologies, Automation and Lifecycle Mgmt, Public/Hybrid Cloud Architectures and Technologies, and more
Specifically looking for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning development understanding and proven portfolio of work
Understand the industry landscapes with the cloud ecosystems and AI/ML ecosystems
Highly collaborative and open; enabling cross-company efforts.
Proven record with technology (Software and Solutions) development life cycle
Development methodologies: Agile and/or Lean Agile Development
Pipeline and Development Tool Experience: Jira, Tracker, Concourse, Jenkins, Docker and others
Development Languages Proficiency with a minimum 2 or 3 of the following:
Go / Python / Java / C++ / Ruby
Soft skills: Self-motivated, passionate, strong problem solver, team player, effective communicator, strong written, verbal and presentation skills
Nice to have skills:
Experience collaborating with customers to understand the problem statement/use cases and mapping them to tangible technical requirements.
Experience working across cross-functional teams customers, business units, partners, architects, and senior management.
Familiarity with Virtualization, Big Data and Analytics, Machine Learning, AI platforms,
Programming skills: Understanding of development but no hands on necessary
Familiarity with Storage technologies, Data Management, Data Protection, Networking and Compute technologies including software defined aspects
Familiar with Hyperscaler technologies such as AWS, Azure, Google and more
Soft skills: Innovator
We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
If you're motivated by the prospect of working at the cutting edge of software systems engineering, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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Job Family: Engineering Job ID: R65984