Dell Test Senior Engineer in Round Rock, Texas

Knowledge: (Technical, Professional, Business Acumen)

  • Expanding knowledge of related disciplinary areas.
  • Broad knowledge within own specialty discipline.

    o Deep specialized knowledge in specific aspects of discipline. o Enhances own knowledge through understanding business trends and objectives. o Understands and foresees implications of decisions.

  • Knowledge of industry and business principles.

    o Understands the core business process and purpose of the functional area. o Places issues in context of organizational and functional objectives.

  • In-depth customer knowledge to provide appropriate solutions.
  • Develops and applies project management techniques.

Problem Solving (Judgment, Complexity, Ingenuity)

  • Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations/ problems using multiple sources of information.

    o Qualitative information o Quantitative research o Trend data

  • Presents problem analysis and recommended solutions in a creative and logical manner.

    o Forecasts, models, and utilizes advanced analytical tools. o Creates new procedures and processes to drive desired results.

  • Handles diverse range of issues that require evaluation of a variety of factors including current business trends.

    o Develops skills to analyze ambiguous problems.

  • Identifies opportunities for process and procedure enhancements to drive efficiency and customer service levels.

    Guidance (Direction, Planning, Independence, Initiative)

  • Works with minimal direction.

  • Work is guided by operational and project objectives.

    o Manages multiple assignments and processes. o Independently determines approach to project. o Anticipates and prevents potential problems.

  • Independently develops solutions that are thorough, practical, and consistent with functional or customer objectives.
  • May be responsible for specific programs, customers and/or projects.
  • May provide technical guidance or influence the work of others.
  • Updates leadership on project/activity status.

    Relationships (Sphere of Influence, Communication)

  • Contributes to the area through delivery of end results and contribution to planning for the area.

  • Provides thought leadership, guidance and advice in own field.
  • Works across the organization to effectively obtain and allocate resources to complete programs and projects on time.
  • Adapts communication techniques for audiences at multiple internal and external levels.

    o Presents facts and information to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions. o Delegates clearly and comfortably.

  • Cultivates, develops and manages strong, lasting customer relationships at senior leadership level.
  • May manage vendor relationships.


  • Performs estimation efforts on projects and tracks progress.

  • Drafts and revises test plans and scripts with consideration to end-to-end system flows.
  • Executes test scripts according to application requirements documentation.
  • Logs defects, identifies course of action and performs preliminary root cause analysis.
  • Analyzes and communicates test results to project team.
  • Coordinates multiple testers and testing activities within a project.
  • May act as a project test lead and provide direction to lower level testers.
  • Retests software corrections to ensure problems are resolved.
  • Documents evolution of testing procedures for future replication.
  • Identifies, recommends and implements process improvements to enhance testing strategies.
  • Interacts with other testing members, leader and moderate interaction with development, project management, and moderate interaction with business partners and external vendors/suppliers.


    8-10 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.


  • Demonstrates advanced understanding of intersystem dependencies around primary applications and multiple secondary applications.

  • Ability to rapidly assimilate new information and develop diverse knowledge of system being tested.
  • Working knowledge of automated testing tools and procedures.
  • Diverse diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of multiple applications.
  • Non-Frontline.
  • Automation skills in Oats and Selenium preferred.


    Undergraduate degree and 4-6 years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 2-4 years relevant experience.

Job: *Test Engineering

Organization: *IT

Title: Test Senior Engineer

Location: TX-Round Rock

Requisition ID: 17000GPF