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Dell Software Quality Principal Engineer in Austin, Texas

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Software Quality Principal Engineer

Competitive salary


Austin, Texas, United States

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 Quality Engineer on our Quality team in Austin.

Our Software Quality Engineering team ensures that our next-generation software is of the highest quality. We conduct a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that our software meets or exceeds end-user requirements. We debug software products, oversee the development of test plans, ensure system tests are documented, analyze the results, provide feedback to developers and make sure that all problems are resolved. We also select testing specifications for new products and ensure testing procedures comply with industry-specific standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Dell is looking for a Software Test Engineering Leader who will be responsible for executing and ensuring that Dell ships quality storage products. You will work in a fast-paced environment with an experienced and highly technical team of Dell engineers to solve a wide variety of unique and fascinating problems.

  • The successful candidate will be technically savvy, have deep understanding of Software QA process, shall be proficient with Server/Storage HW management. The candidate must have precise attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and have the ability to articulate and communicate with a high level of proficiency through written and verbal communication.

Essential Requirements

  • Work across teams and organization driving leverage and common test plans and strategies

  • Able to plan and drive test strategy and tools to meet the program/solution commitments

  • Design, develop, and execute detail oriented Test Cases in Qmetry from User Stories in JIRA and Functional Requirements

  • Report detailed and comprehensive defects found in testing promptly and accurately in JIRA

  • Design, modify and/or run manual and automated tests

  • Test on various hyper-visor environments and OSes such as ESXi, Hyper-V and Linux

  • Setup and administer test lab equipment

  • Report test progress with weekly status updates

  • Create and update test documentation as necessary

  • Attend daily SCRUM meetings to determine project progress and identify any potential roadblocks

  • Other duties, responsibilities, and projects as assigned

Desirable Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 3+ years’ relevant experience.


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 can drive the continuous improvement of our software quality standards, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: September 30th 2019 .

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