Software Senior Principal Engineer
Round Rock, TX
Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.
The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation software application enhancements and new products for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and develop software for platforms, peripherals, applications and diagnostics all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and the collaboration of internal and external partners.
The position requires deep knowledge of industry trends, VMware OS feature/functionality, future technology direction and the ability to apply these trends to Dell EMC products and technologies to advance our partnership with VMware. Analyzing/debugging issues, communicating, giving presentations, setting goals and guidelines for future program development, and mentoring when needed are all functions of this role.
Effectively representing Dell technical needs/requirements to appropriate vendor contacts
Building/maintaining effective communication links with key VMware personnel
Developing mentoring/learning environment with peers and Dell Technologies Advanced Engineering community.
Next-generation platform/peripheral/solution investigation
Developing differentiated technology themes
Collaboration with Dell & VMware architecture and development teams to define architectures, understand technology and customer trends, understand/drive roadmaps and improve product differentiation
Helping define Dell VMWare strategies, feature requests, development projects, and behavioral specifications
Leading/executing proof of concept activities
Patent mining and filing
Producing technical whitepapers, blog posts, attends conferences, and participates in social media.
5+ years of experience with VMware server-based products (ESX/ESXi, VSAN, vCenter, etc.)
Strong Operating System/VMware solution debugging skills.
Strong understanding of computer server hardware, virtualization and Internet technologies
B.S. in computer engineering or computer science, or equivalent
Hands on experience deploying, configuring and debugging server hardware
Self-starter; able to work effectively as a global team member; comfortable with occasional ambiguity
Experience working with VMWare products and personnel directly in technical areas including hypervisor, drivers, management interfaces/processes, etc.
Experience in OS Certification Processes and procedures
Enterprise Server/IT company Industry experience
In-depth knowledge of and experience with enterprise server, storage, networking technologies
Familiarity with relevant/useful industry standards bodies/documentation (USB-IF, UEFI, etc.) including participation in spec development
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 ready to develop cutting-edge software for a changing world, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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Job Family: Engineering Job ID: R69884