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Dell Software Development Manager in Austin, Texas

Software Development Manager - Principal Software Engineer

The Software Engineering team is responsible for developing and delivering a variety of software technologies to a wide range of customers, from consumers to small businesses, to large public institutions and corporations. The team spans a global workforce to deliver next-generation software application enhancements and new products for our 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.

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer on our Software Engineering team in Austin, TX to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be a part of a team in a very fast-paced, agile environment that requires strong technical ability, flexibility, sound judgment, and creative thinking. In this role, you will be responsible for working closely with other technologists, architects, experience designers, product marketers, software developers, and validation engineers to create software solutions for Dell’s products that encompass middleware components, applications, user interfaces, and cloud software layers.

You will:

  • Manage the full software development life cycle including development, test, automation, CI/CD processes, security, and field support

  • Align with Dell technology, marketing, engineering, and validation teams for software solution plans

  • Create engineering solution and development plans by working with external partners and Dell internal engineering teams

  • Work with engineering teams to resolve issues during development and ensure software solutions meet Dell criteria

  • Represent engineering teams in meetings with other functional teams to align the current state of development activities by reporting development progress, status, and issues

  • Be a member of an agile team, collaboratively realizing features through development, test, and delivery

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in managing software development projects and developing software

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in computer science or related field

  • Familiar with coding, testing, reviewing in C++ or C# for Windows software

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects, setting priorities and being collaborative under bold timelines

  • Proficiency in writing and reviewing requirements, functional specifications, and design documents

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Agility to adapt to new environments, technologies, and processes quickly

  • Experience with Black Duck, Checkmark, and Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence)

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself, and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life — while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI, and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

Application closing date: 19 November 2021

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