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Dell Senior Principal Software Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Senior Principal Software Engineer

About Business Unit:

At Dell EMC, you will have the opportunity to turn your ideas into a career with the world's largest Storage and Data Protection provider. As per IDC, Dell EMC is the #1 provider for purpose built backup appliance (PBBA) with 67% market share. Our Data Protection portfolio consists of highly integrated and industry-leading products and technologies that will change the way companies approach the protection and availability of their data and applications. Data Domain is an industry leader to provide best-of-breed solution for backup and archival needs. It provides disk based data protection with excellent storage efficiency using it’s unique In-line Data De-Duplication technology.

Role overview

  • Design, implement and test file system software using C.

  • Author architecture documents and design specifications for new functionality.

  • Develops solutions to complex problems, which require frequent use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives, without appreciable direction.

  • Offers proposed changes/suggestions to processes and products, exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of an assignment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and solve performance and scalability issues involving large data sets, mixed work-load.

  • Work in a distributed-team environment using Agile methodologies

  • Leverage other development teams, QA and customer support, and constructively weigh and integrate feedback

  • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives, without appreciable direction.

  • Collaborate well with other engineers and other engineering groups, voluntarily share information.

  • Significant contributor to organizational goals and objectives.

Essential Requirements:

  • BS or MS Computer Science with 15+ years of hands-on file system development experience

  • Expert in Unix systems programming in C, multi-threading, algorithms, data structures

  • Solid debugging skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Effective in a fast paced, dynamic team environment.

  • Understanding of business environment.

  • Communication skills.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Ability to influence others to achieve results.

Also a plus:

  • Agile development experience is a plus.

  • Storage system technology

  • Linux internals


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.

Our EVP:

Our Culture Code unites us and makes us a great family of companies and a great place to work. It’s how we run the business, go to market, work together and provide inspirational leadership.

Our culture code is defined by our values and are made real every day by defining expectations for how we work and how we lead.

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