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Dell Software Principal Engineer - Windows Software Application Developer in Austin, Texas

Software Principal Engineer - Windows Software Application Developer

Competitive salary

Austin, Texas

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 Software Principal Engineer on our Software Engineering team in Austin, Texas.

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

  • We are looking for a Software Developer to drive the design, development, and release of innovative software applications on Windows OS.

  • Develop and deliver innovative client and server side application solutions on Windows OS using object oriented programming

  • Lead, motivate, and direct internal and external team members to build high quality software in a fast paced agile/SCRUM environment

  • Work with internal cross-functional teams including Engineering, Marketing, Procurement, Program Management, and Services

  • Build smart processes that enable delivery of quality software with high velocity, and ensure that team members understand and follow the processes

  • Participate actively in design and code reviews, retrospectives, driving improvements to products and processes

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and enhance new products and features

  • Provide engineering troubleshooting to isolate and provide root cause of issues and implement high quality innovative solutions

  • Manage the delivery of applications into the factory, web, and MS Store delivery channels

Essential Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field and 8+ years of industry experience

  • Experience shipping customer facing software with Agile practices and tools

  • Experience with key concepts in software application design (security, patterns, frameworks, structured code, etc.)

  • Hands on experience with software application programming and UWP on Windows OS using Visual Studio 2017

  • Hands on experience in C# programming, Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AJAX, JQuery, DOM, JSON, SQL Lite

  • Deep functional knowledge of Web Service standards (REST, SOAP, WSDL, JSON) & XML standards (XML, XML Schema, XLST, XPath etc)

  • Hands on experience with application integration using web services

  • Familiarity with using the Atlassian suite of tools (BitBucket, Bamboo, Jira and Confluence), Jenkins

Desirable Requirements

  • MS in Computer Science or a related technical field and 6+ years of industry experience

  • Experience leading a team and delivering customer facing software applications

  • Demonstrated strong vendor management skills

  • Experience working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environments

  • Familiarity with common open source software and licenses


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.

Closing date: 31 October 2019 .

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