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Dell Software Principal Engineer (Enterprise BIOS) 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 Enterprise BIOS 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.

You will:

• Contribute to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments

• Prepare, review and evaluate software/storage specifications for products and systems

• Contribute to the development and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems

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

  • Work with an experienced team of engineers to research, specify, and develop BIOS / Firmware / Software features for next generation enterprise (server / Storage / Network) products, driving industry leading IP and differentiated products.

  • Use a range of firmware development tools including C compilers, assemblers, debuggers, ITP's, scopes, logic analyzers.

  • Apply skills and experience across the full cycle of software development to enable features and capabilities of Enterprise (server/storage/network) products in areas like UEFI drivers, performance tuning, power management, security, manageability, reliability, manufacturability, configurability and embedded controllers.

  • Take ideas from concept phase through delivery, including creating high level design docs, scoping design and requirements, and detailed spec creation.

  • Work across teams and organizations to champion ideas and gain alignment.

  • Manage work proactively including meeting schedules, identifying risks, and delivering high quality software.

  • Candidates should enjoy working in a fast moving, team-oriented environment.


  • BEEE, BECSE, or equivalent degree

  • 9 to 16 years of BIOS or UEFI firmware development experience in C and / or assembly languages

  • Strong knowledge of x86 server architecture including processors, chipsets, memory, storage and communications devices commonly used in servers


  • Preferable to have experience in developing Automation Scripts using Python Language

  • Preferable to have Automation Experience in BIOS/UEFI or Pre-OS Environment


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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