Dell Firmware Senior Principal Engineer in Round Rock, Texas
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. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Firmware Senior Principal Engineer on our Firmware Engineering team in Round Rock, Texas, United States.
State-of-the-art products demand state-of-the-art firmware, and that’s the role of our Firmware Engineering team. We lead and deliver the analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting or modification of software for firmware applications. Our team oversees programming activities involving analog and digital hardware as well as software operating systems. We also influence product development at all stages. In short, we use the latest technology to modify existing solutions, in addition to developing innovative new software and firmware solutions
Leads the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage
Prepares, reviews and analyzes software specifications for complex products and systems. Leads the review and analysis of design, functional, technical and user documentation
Leads the development, review, analysis and implementation of test strategies for software/storage products and systems
Leads the development, test and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams
Leads the review, analysis and closed-loop corrective action for issues contributing to software defects and business process problems
Designs and implements software life cycle and quality assurance methods for projects and products
Defines, measures, analyzes and improves corporate and departmental quality metrics Drives the implementation of Closed Loop Corrective Action systems for projects and processes that span multiple departments
Leads the deployment of projects and products of significant size and complexity
Provides accurate resource, schedule and cost sizing for software development and deployment projects of medium complexity
Organizational expert within defined subject area. Integrates deep subject matter expertise with Industry experience, in-depth knowledge of professional standards and trends within area of expertise
Advanced knowledge of programming languages; operating systems; firmware; BIOS; device drivers; databases; system, network, operating system, security, open source, software performance, scalable, relevant industry standards and application administration; embedded software/firmware; tools and utilities
Responsible for the successful delivery, integration and deployment of high- quality software into systems and business processes
Ability to easily achieve mastery of new tools, languages and operating systems
Ability to code and effectively guide others to code flexible and scalable programs that meet complex requirements
Ability to constructively coach less senior engineers
Experience with, and able to provide leadership in all phases of software development: feasibility, design, implementation, integration, test and delivery
In-depth knowledge of test strategies for a variety of different software products
Typically requires 12+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree; or 10+ years with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience
Advanced knowledge of Linux or Windows internals
Advanced knowledge of storage networking architectures and applications
Advanced knowledge of storage/network protocols and connectivity
Advanced knowledge of network file systems, disk-based file systems and/or file virtualization technology
Advanced knowledge of replication technologies and server migration strategies
Ability to apply multiple Software Lifecycle and Quality Assurance methods appropriately
Experience with, and Ability to provide leadership in all phases of software development; feasibility, design, implementation, integration, test
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 have the programming language skills to take our firmware to the next level, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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