Dell Software Senior Principal Engineer - Linux/Chrome OS Software Application Architect in Austin, Texas

Software Senior Principal Engineer - Linux/Chrome OS Software Application Engineering

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 Senior Principal Engineer on our Product Engineering 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

  • Architect and deliver innovative application solutions on Linux/Chrome OS for multiple platforms

  • Work with OS vendors, Google, Ubuntu, RedHat, to plan and deliver integrated application solutions on our platforms

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

  • Create and enhance the architecture of our application solutions

  • Drive internal and external teams to deliver solutions that comply with the architecture

  • Provide engineering troubleshooting to isolate and provide root cause of issues and revise the architecture as required

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and enhance new products and features using your technical expertise

Essential Requirements

  • BS or Master degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

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

  • Experience with software application programming on Linux and Chrome OS

  • Experience in C/C++ programming

  • Experience working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment and ability to travel as needed

  • Balance short term versus long term actions, strategic vs tactical requirements, while continuing to align the architectural road map to achieve the strategic vision

  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal skills and experience in presenting to business and technical teams in an effective and persuasive manner

Desirable Requirements

  • MS in Computer Science or a related technical field.

  • Experience with application programming on Chrome OS.

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

  • Familiarity with common open source 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: 30 September 2018 .

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