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Dell Software Senior Engineer - Automation in Austin, Texas

Software Senior Engineer - Automation

Quality is everything at Dell Technologies. It’s what we’re known for and we build it into all our processes. In Quality Engineering we play a central role by developing, implementing as well as maintaining technical quality assurance and control systems. We look for ways to improve the inspection, verification and validation of our finished products. Our team defines strategy – not to mention governance – for the implementation of quality standards and methodology. In addition to participating in the review of engineering designs, we assist customers or engineers in gathering and analyzing data.

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

What you’ll achieve

Dell Client Software’s Analytics & Cloud Solutions team is looking for a Software Senior Engineer in automation with proven track record of delivering automation scripts for testing cloud solutions. In this role, you will be responsible for working closely with other Leads, and software engineers to define the test cases and scripts, explore technology alternatives and implement those solution with focus on efficiency and reliability.

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

As an principal automation test engineer, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Counsels Test and Automation Engineers on current technology test methods and tools

  • Mentors new engineers within and outside of Automation test Groups

  • In specific fields of expertise, conducts technical training for Automation engineers

  • Works across Test/Automation groups to establish end to-end test/automation planning and execution

  • Works across test and automation groups to reduce test redundancy and close gaps in test coverage

  • Works with internal teams and test partners to define comprehensive end-to end test coverage

  • Manages test partners throughout all phases of test projects Develops and executes test automation scripts

  • Design, Develop and execute automation test plan objectives prioritizing quality

  • Work with development team to strategize testing, plan release activities and deliverables

  • Build and/or maintain test automation architecture, designs and implementations

  • Be a knowledge expert on automation infrastructure, test orchestration and execution

  • Champion test execution in a CI Pipeline for 0-touch automation

  • Analyze automated test results, provide continuous status and defect reporting

  • Participate in code reviews and enforce code quality standards

  • Engage with the entire Engineering team to assist in development and testing objectives

Essential Requirements

  • Advanced understanding of hardware and software system architecture

  • Advanced understanding of hardware and software interactions, and able to apply this understanding to resolve issues

  • Expert in tools, languages and operating systems used by the test team

  • Ability to coach and mentor team members

  • Ability to present data and reports to leadership team

  • 3+ years of hands-on software development experience in Java and/or python

  • Strong Java/Python programming background and debugging skills, well conversant with OOPS methodology

  • Software development experience with focus on test automation

  • Experience in automation of web services using REST, XML & JSON

  • Ability to contribute to constant innovation and continuous improvements to product quality and team productivity

  • Should have strong Testing fundamentals including Test Strategy & Design

  • Demonstrable Experienced in Selenium, RestAPI, Python/Java and PowerShell

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Power Shell scripting

  • Cultivates, develops and manages strong relationship with team members.

  • Ability to communicate design rationale and build consensus

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems

  • Able to achieve mastery of new tools, languages and operating systems with some training and on-the-job experience.

  • Influences others through their professional/technical expertise.

  • 8+ years of Software Quality Assurance Experience

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker

  • Experience with Karate automation

  • Experience with Secure Software Development

  • Experience working in AGILE (Scrum, Kanban)

  • Experience with continuous integration development and release cycles

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool stack

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 (https://jobs.dell.com/diversity-and-inclusion) .

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here (https://jobs.dell.com/equal-employment-opportunity-policy-statement) .

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