Dell Senior Manager, Software Engineering in Austin, Texas

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

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

  • Lead/manage a team of BIOS development engineers and deliver best in class security features on Dell commercial and consumer client products.

  • Lead/manage security incident response and proactive engagements with vendors/partners and cross functional teams.

  • Effectively communicate with executives on the topics of security features and incident response, produce high-quality written and verbal reports, presentations, recommendations.

  • Lead the implementation of security development life cycles across client product groups.

  • Assess and develop security and incident response process in a proactive fashion to help mature the security posture of organizations prior to an incident.

  • Coordinate and work with partners on the enablement of security features.

  • Provide oversight of resources, budgets, projects, and programs

  • Drive and support the implementation of the strategy with the team

  • Manage the hiring, staffing and maintaining of a diverse and effective workforce

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

  • Manage the relationship outside of software organization, work with cross functional groups quality, marketing, sales, platform HW teams.

  • Review the requirement, design, implementation plans and provides appropriate recommendations.

  • Track and drive implementation to meet product schedules and commitments.

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor's/MS degree in computer/electrical engineering, computer science, or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience leading engineering development teams.

  • Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience on BSW/BIOS development.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience on security features and security incident response.

Desirable Requirements

  • Strong technical communication skills (oral and written) including experience briefing executive management and desire to work with clients to solve complex security issues, including at times in crisis situations

  • Strong understanding of PC architecture/BIOS.

  • Understanding of vulnerabilities and tools used to discover/analyze and exploit vulnerabilities

  • One or more of the following certifications: GREM, GCFA, GCFE, CISA or CISSP

  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows and Intel's security features.


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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