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Dell Software Principal Engineer- BIOS Automation Development, Dell R&D, Bangalore in Bengaluru, India

Principal Software Engineer

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation 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.

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer on our Engineering Development team in Bangalore to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Software Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for developing sophisticated systems and software basis the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment creating software solutions.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work with a global cross-functional engineering team on building test frameworks and test automation suites to qualify Dell Core BIOS/Features

  • Take part of test-driven development including design, implementation, deployment & support of test automation for Dell Core BIOS

  • Evaluate new technologies and approaches to streamline BIOS Automation development

  • Responsible for BIOS Automation Roadmap and Innovation

  • Responsible to work with external partners and internal Dell technology and engineering teams to Define/Design/Architect Automation solutions for Next Gen Client Platforms.

  • Managing early technical engagements with key development partners

  • Defining and implement the overall automation framework architecture and working in collaboration with HW and SW engineering for implementation

  • Developing detailed architecture and design specifications.

  • Drive increasing automatable limits; contribute to roadmap for product/ component automation via identifying new automation opportunities and/or developing new automation.

  • Collaborate with Development in areas such as automation hooks, design/code reviews, early defect detection etc.

  • Your responsibilities may include but not be limited to: Understand feature requirements, architecture and design UEFI FW testing, UEFI FW code debugging UEFI FW testing with other server HW and SW platform components, like CPU, PCH, FW, OS etc.

  • Creates technical documentation of Automation products/solutions. Assists with the development and review of end user and technical end user documentation.

  • Protects Intellectual property by working appropriate legal elements (ex: procurement, patents, opensource).

  • Develops and implements plans and tests for product quality or performance assurance.

  • Technical understanding of common security vulnerabilities and risks, as well as countermeasures and compensating controls

  • Usage of source code analysis tools Fortify, Coverity, Clang, or others

Requirements

  • 8+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Experience in design and development of test frameworks and suites using Python/micro python.

  • Experience in developing automation for Python microservices.

  • Ability to code/debug and guide others to code/debug flexible, scalable and complex programs, using either written or verbal design specifications

  • Strong experience in programming in C & Python

  • Knowledge in X86 / X64 Architecture and Instruction set.

  • Strong depth of knowledge in PC Architecture

  • Test Driven Development including Unit Tests environments for C

  • Must have strong debugging and troubleshooting skills Ability to write and analyze requirements, functional specifications, design specifications, test plans, and documentation

  • Remote debugging experiences on target platforms using ARIUM

Preferences

  • Master/Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience

  • Participation/Contributions to UEFI Spec/BIOS forum(s)

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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