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Dell Rack Integration Block Sustaining Engineer in Austin, Texas

Rack Integration Block Sustaining Engineer

Austin, 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. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Rack Integration Block Sustaining Engineer on our team in Austin, TX

Dell is looking for a new member of our GCS Rack Integration Engineering Team. Our organization is a fast-paced, “start-up” environment with an energetic team that leads the industry in delivering cloud computing rack-based solutions. This position will be based in Austin, Texas and will have the responsibility for the development and support of configuration scripts used to configure, validate, audit, and collect asset information during the manufacturing and deployment of Dell enterprise rack-based offerings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Have solid understanding of Dell Enterprise server & storage technology, including devices and technologies such as PowerEdge and PE-C server platforms, server BIOS and BMC/iDRAC, switches, PDUs, serial aggregators, etc.

  • Networking/switch configuration with various major enterprise switch manufacturers’ core offerings.

  • Have core competence in RedHat/Centos Linux and applicability of Linux-based solutions on top of enterprise-class dense and traditional server platforms.

  • Ability to develop Linux shell scripts, perl and python packages to support testing and deployment activities in different environments.

  • Strong familiarity with relational database management systems, in particular MySQL/MariaDB, and the management of database servers spread across multiple global integrator sites.

Essential Requirements:

  • Strong ability in organizing and managing multiple projects, tasks and changing priorities, as well as developing shell scripts to support testing & deployment activities

  • Experience with at least three of the following networking technologies: Intel 10Gb, Mellanox Infiniband, Cisco Nexus, Arista, SFP+ Twinax, Fiber optics, Dell Networking (Force10).

  • Solid understanding of RedHat/Centos Linux; strong working understanding of BIOS/BMC firmware; and working knowledge of IPMI and out-of-band communications.

  • Demonstrated fluency and previous work experience with bash, perl, and python, as well as PXE boot environments.

  • 5+ years of experience. With BSCE, BSCS, or equivalent.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Virtualization technology and the automated deployment of virtualised solutions

  • Microsoft Hyper-V and WinPE environments

  • Deep experience troubleshooting and resolving server hardware issues

  • Enterprise storage familiarity, Compellent/EMC, SANs, LUNs


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 would thrive in a combined hardware and software design function, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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