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Dell System Development Principal Engineer (GPU Accelerator - Round Rock, TX) in Austin, Texas

System Development Principal Engineer (GPU Accelerator - Round Rock, TX)

Join us as a System Development Principal Engineer in Round Rock, TX to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

Our customers’ system requirements are usually highly complex. Bringing together hardware and software systems design, Systems Development Engineering operates at the very cutting edge of technology to meet them. We design and develop electronic and electro-mechanical or systems-orientated products, conduct feasibility studies on engineering proposals and prepare installation, operation and maintenance specifications and instructions. We’re proud to deliver programs and products to the highest quality standards, on time and within budget. This role will cross SW/FW/HW boundaries but will have an emphasis on HW and electrical design. You will work with internal and external partners to help define, validate, launch, and support those products across their full lifecycle. The ideal candidate has strong familiarity with GPUs, Accelerators, and/or FPGAs and their application and usage within server environments supporting Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence workloads.

You will:

  • Be responsible for design, definition and implementation of complex system requirements for customers and analyzing existing systems.

  • Determine system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

  • Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of total system.

  • Identify, analyze, and resolve program support deficiencies. Ensure accurate root cause analysis based on issues and develop and recommend corrective actions.

  • Collaborate with technologists, systems engineers, and development management to oversee execution of deliverables by suppliers in an outsourced development model.

  • Ensure the manufacturability, reliability and serviceability of designs.

  • Be responsible for benchmarking, testing, and analysis on products during all phases of the development process.

  • Document results in technical reports, white papers, and online web pages.

  • Ensure assignments are completed within schedule and cost objectives.

Take the first step towards your dream career

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

Essential Requirements

  • Strong communication skills across both local and global teams and suppliers

  • Demonstrated expertise managing suppliers and vendors

  • Solid technical foundation in CPU and GPU architectures, PCI-Express, and networking (10/25 GigE, ROCE, IB)

  • Knowledge of Deep Learning concepts

  • Significant experience with high-speed PCB board design including schematic and layout review

  • Demonstrated experience using tools and analyzers in a lab environment to isolate and debug complex technical issues

  • 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6+ years with a Master’s degree; or 3+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience

Desirable Requirements

  • Academic or applied experience focused in Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence or related field

  • Experience with scripting languages like Python, C/C++, and web applications.

  • Familiarity with image processing with Deep Learning and Computer Vision

  • Familiarity with any of the deep learning frameworks: Tensorflow, Caffé, Theano, Torch

  • Familiarity with GPU computing (CUDA, OpenCL) and HPC (MPI, OpenMP)

  • Experience working with industry-leading GPU and FPGA accelerator products

  • Windows/Linux/ESX administration experience

  • Software test/validation experience

  • Experience with Linux and/or Open Source development/validation

  • Experience with virtualization VMware, Hyper-V

  • Familiar with advanced networking switch configurations

  • Ability to quickly ramp up on new and different technologies and problems including a demonstrated history of rapid knowledge growth

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

  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivated attitude

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 ( .

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