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Dell Software Senior Engineer in Austin, Texas

Software Development Engineer

The Dell Enterprise Storage group is looking for a Virtual Appliance Management and Build Engineer to help accelerate our growing Software Defined Storage (SDS) business. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build broad use of Dell’s Enterprise SDS solutions directly with customers and our ecosystem of system integrators and solution providers. In this role, you will play a critical role in supporting and improving the software build and test framework for our product teams as well as building and maintaining virtual appliances (VMs) that are used across Dell Storage appliances, SDS solutions, and OEM offerings to enhance solution management, streamline deployment and enable product serviceability.

Competitive salary

Austin, TX

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 Development Engineer on our Hyper Converged Appliance team in Austin, TX.

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

Accelerate and drive efficiencies into the build and deployment processes for our SDS products.

Automate build verification testing to ensure stability of code base.

Provide best practices to development team for continuous integration, builds, and test execution.

Collaborate with multiple stakeholders including technical leads, developers, quality assurance, and engineering manager.

Essential Requirements

• Excellent scripting skills: Python, PowerShell, and Bash, etc

• Experience with systems administration and management for Windows Server, Linux (RHEL & CentOS) and ESXi

• Experience interfacing with Dell Open Manage technologies (OMSA, ISM, OME) through RACADM, IPMI, WSMAN, or REDFISH (REST API)

• Experience developing applications for Linux and Windows desired

• Storage and networking experience desired

• Excellent debugging skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

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’re ready to develop cutting-edge software for a changing world, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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