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Dell Server Storage Development Sr Principal System Engineer - Round Rock, TX in Austin, Texas

Server Storage Development Sr Principal System Engineer - Round Rock, TX

Join us as a ​ Server Storage Development Sr Principal System Engineer in Round Rock, TX to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

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 Server Storage Development Sr Principal System Engineer on our Server & Infrastructure Systems team in Round Rock, TX.

What you’ll achieve

Our customers’ system requirements are usually highly complex. Bringing together hardware and software systems design, Systems Development Engineering operates at the very cutting edge of technology to meet them. We design and develop electronic and electro-mechanical or systems-orientated products, conduct feasibility studies on engineering proposals and prepare installation, operation and maintenance specifications and instructions. We’re proud to deliver programs and products to the highest quality standards, on time and within budget.

You will:

  • Perform activities necessary to take a design from concept to production which may include: architecture definition, schematic reviews, design reviews, debug, test, issue resolution and factory support.

  • The candidate will be responsible to help design and architect new innovative server storage solutions and help with integrating the storage subsystem with other subsystems within the server products.

  • Provide technical leadership on the server storage engineering team throughout the product lifecycle and set the technical standard for the team.

  • Debug and drive complex product issues to closure with true root cause and a strong sense of urgency and ownership

  • Partner and work across organizations and sites to ensure success in the business

  • Communicate cross-functionally, externally, and to all levels of upper management the status of all relevant management information

  • Exert influence cross-functionally to meet goals and support the team

  • Interaction with extended teams locally and at other Dell Development centers worldwide

  • Work with suppliers to meet technical deliverables and provide intuitive and innovative solutions.

Essential Requirements

  • BS or MS Engineering degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with 12+ years relevant experience.

  • Design and product development experience with Enterprise Storage products. Strong working knowledge of PCI-e such as: initialization, configuration, resets, error reporting, and power management.

  • Ability to: identify potential product weakness; provide design guidance and recommendations for improvements to subsequent redesigns; participate in cross-functional development efforts.

  • Solution level knowledge of firmware; device drivers; server and storage management strategies; and application of experience in an enterprise development team with ability to drive complex technical issues to root cause.

  • Candidate should have strong embedded systems understanding and it’s desired to have skills in python, UEFI, Windows, VMWare, and Linux OS debug skills. Candidate should have solid working knowledge of PCI-e and NVMe protocols.

  • Must have strong ability to operate and debug using PCIe protocol analyzers.

  • Demonstrated ability to work under and deliver to date-driven schedules; write and analyze requirements, functional specifications, design specifications, test plans, and documentation.

  • The position is not a programming role, although solid concepts of high level programming languages (C/C++) is recommended.

  • Experience with virtual environments (VMs)

Desirable Requirements

  • Prior experience with high availability storage subsystems is highly desirable.

  • Programming experience with (C/C++)

  • High attention to detail

  • Must have good analytical and organizational skills

  • Possess a positive attitude in stressful situations

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile environment with frequent software releases

  • Ability to adapt to and work with numerous functional organizations

  • Demonstrate commitment to quality

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Employment Opportunity Policy here ( .