Dell Software Engineer 2 in Cork, Ireland

Job Description:

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Dell EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, Dell EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyse their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.


The Hybrid Cloud Platforms (HCP) team is working on next generation solutions that complete the “Build to Buy” continuum of the Converged Platforms and Solutions Division (CPSD). Hybrid Cloud Platforms go beyond the infrastructure to what more and more customers want – which is the outcome orientation. They offer solutions built on Dell-EMC Converged Infrastructure and Hyper Converged Infrastructure, that are fully prescriptive hybrid cloud solutions, tuned to deliver business value. We deliver systems that provide end to end solutions for IT infrastructures with a focus on Hybrid Cloud & Big Data, infrastructures for our customers.

These include but are not limited to

Design and implementation of “X as a service” offering based on DELLEMC and third party technologies for Converged Platform Division that includes hybrid cloud infrastructure & Platform As a Service.

Design and implementation of Deployment, which DevOps experience by leveraging the solution platforms.

We are currently engineering the following platforms at Ireland COE:

  • Enterprise Hybrid Cloud at (EHC) is the foundation for IT-as-a-Service at brings together best-in-class technologies, professional services and one-call support. It is a pre-engineered Software Defined Data Center environment allowing customers to move application workloads from Private to Public Cloud Environments.

  • Native Hybrid Cloud at (NHC) is a turnkey Platform-as-a-Service at (PaaS). The solution comprises automated delivery and management of development environments including platform deployment, assisted deployment of Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), and day to management and reporting.

  • Analytics Insights Module ( AIM) is a turnkey analytics and application developer experience to accelerate digital transformation. The new Dell EMC Analytic Insights Module at delivers all of the software, hardware and services necessary to stand up an environment for both big data analytics and cloud native application development in days rather than weeks.

Software Engineer (Hybrid Cloud Platforms)

The primary role for solutions engineering is the technical implementation of complex, high profile solution initiatives. Projects will often be developed with a rapid prototyping or proof-of concept approach. Ability and demonstrated experience working independently through complex issues is a must. The ideal candidate may come from a partner, IT Operations or DevOps environment.


  • Candidate will be responsible for developing solutions for HCP, which will enable them to effectively use combination of EMC products by providing capabilities of all the partnering products. These include but are not limited to

  • Implementation of as a service offering based on EMC and third party technologies for Converged Platform Division that includes hybrid cloud infrastructure, compute, data protection and availability.

  • Develops solution related technical material and documentation for both internal and external consumption

  • The ideal person will possess:

  • Excellent demonstrated design and programming skills.

  • A good understanding on Infrastructure / Platform As A Service offerings.

  • Knowledge on Devops Automation tools like Ansible, Chef etc.

  • Good understanding of Cloud technologies like VMware, Openstack & Hybrid cloud.

  • A focus on getting a clear understanding of the requirements for solution development.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Basic working knowledge for Windows and Linux

  • A habit of always trying to improve everything we do or produce


  • OO Programming Experience (ideally Java)

  • Scripting experience (Ideally Python however also Powershell, Bash, Javascript, etc)

  • Experience designing orchestrated solutions for automated IT administrative tasks

  • Experience with using cloud management portals such as vRealize Automation, OpenStack, AWS, Azure

  • Experience designing integrated multi-component solutions via SDKs, REST APIs, etc.

  • Experience working with Scrum/Agile, especially in product owner role

  • Possesses working understanding of modern software development environments and tools (RabbitMQ, MongoDB, Zookeeper, Apache Brooklyn, C#, Java

  • Expert with extensive experience in virtualization technologies such as VMware, Xen, and Microsoft Hyper V, Windows, and Linux/UNIX system administration, storage system administration as well as design and complex network administration skills.

Additional Skills Not Required but Considered a Definite Plus:

  • Knowledge of Dockers/Containerization is a plus.

  • Experience & exposure on cloud migration, especially in ERP platform migration is a plus.

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • At least 2-5 years of professional programming experience.

Dell EMC Ireland Centre of Excellence

Dell EMC Ireland Centre of Excellence is located in Cork and is home to 30 different business units including; Finance, Sales, Corporate Tax, Marketing, Global Services (including Global Technical Support), Global IT, Manufacturing, Logistics, VCE, RSA as well as HR and IT shared services.

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. 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.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Hardware, Engineering - Other, Engineering - Software



Business Unit:



Ireland - Cork