Dell Senior Manager, Software Engineering in Austin, Texas

Join an innovative team that develops the industry leading portfolio of Client Commercial and Consumer products.

Manage a team of professional BIOS/firmware development engineers who:

• Accelerate our customers’ business with cutting edge Features and Innovation.

• Produce solutions that deliver world class Quality and meet uncompromising Security standards.

• Challenge the competition with a Fast Paced, highly agile development process.

• Iterate and leverage to produce a product portfolio that spans Value to Dell Client Products.

Competitive salary

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.

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation software application enhancements and new products for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and develop software for platforms, peripherals, applications and diagnostics — all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and the collaboration of internal and external partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team responsible for the design, development, testing, integration and documentation of BIOS software for Dell’s Client product portfolio.

  • Work as part of a global development team spanning multiple international sites.

  • Guide the work of BIOS software teams at Dell’s ODM suppliers.

  • Interact with program managers, operations, marketing, sales, procurement, quality, and legal teams.

  • Recruit, mentor, and retain top technical talent.

  • Responsible for career development/planning, performance and pay discussions of team members.

  • Manage and promote a highly agile software development environment within aggressive product schedules.

  • Develop schedules, budgets, risk management plans, quality goals, and lead the team to successfully delivery them.

  • Identify and drive improvements in the development process that facilitates quality, customer experience, schedule, and cost improvements.

  • Think strategically and operate tactically driving to deliver on the customer centric vision.

  • Remove barriers to change, never be satisfied with the status quo, and always strive for improvement.

Essential Requirements

  • BIOS engineer (8 years) plus technology development management (2 years).

  • Acceptable: Embedded firmware engineer and management or lead engineer experience.

  • Understanding of software engineering processes and methodologies.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated strong process orientation including definition, design, and execution.

  • Proven understanding of BIOS and/or embedded firmware design.

  • Proven understanding of x86 architecture from both a hardware and software context.

  • Proven understanding of C language and x86 assembly code.


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’re ready to develop cutting-edge software for a changing world, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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Education • BS or MS in Electrical engineering or Computer engineering