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Dell Software Principal Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Job Title

Software Principal Engineer

Competitive salary


Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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 Principal Engineer on our PowerEdge Leveraged Platform team in Bangalore, India.

Our Software Engineering team ensures that our next-generation software is of the highest quality. We conduct a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that our software meets or exceeds end-user requirements. We debug software products, oversee the development of test plans, ensure system tests are documented, analyze the results, provide feedback to developers and make sure that all problems are resolved. We also select testing specifications for new products and ensure testing procedures comply with industry-specific standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the design and architecture of high quality, complex systems and software/storage

  • Prepares, reviews and analyzes software specifications for complex products and systems

  • Leads the review and analysis of design, functional, technical and user documentation

  • Leads the development, review, analysis and implementation of test strategies for software/storage products and systems

  • Leads the development, test and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams

  • Leads the review, analysis and closed loop corrective action for issues contributing to software defects and business process problems

  • Designs and implements software lifecycle and quality assurance methods for projects and products

  • Defines, measures, analyzes and improves corporate and departmental quality metrics

  • Drives the implementation of Closed Loop Corrective Action systems for projects and processes that span multiple departments

  • Leads the deployment of projects and products of significant size and complexity

  • Provides accurate resource, schedule and cost sizing for software development and deployment projects of medium complexity

Essential Requirements

  • Extensive working experience of programming in C/C++ on Linux flavors and Windows environments.

  • Strong knowledge of oops concept and usage, design patterns and experience in system level programming

  • In-depth experience in debugging complex code and use case scenarios

  • Experience working on Systems Management Software, Layered application development, third party libraries, and development & debug tools

  • Should have thorough experience on crash and core dump analysis

  • Knowledge of one or more of Systems Management standards like WSMAN, IPMI, SMASH, SMIS, and REDFISH is an added advantage

  • Knowledge of Servers and/or PC architecture required

  • Should be able to work in Agile methodologies

  • Knowledge of Virtualization in general and VMware suite of products around virtualization is desirable

  • Practicing DevOps model and have good understanding of build process and scripts

  • Knowledge of build tools such as Visual Studio and Autotools are desirable

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Self-driven. Good in time management.

Desirable Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Educational Qualification (BE/BTech/ME/MTech/MS/MCA)

  • Will report into: Engineering Manager

  • Experience of programming Java

  • Experience of programming GoLang

  • Practical job experience working with containers and microservices



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 can drive the continuous improvement of our software quality standards, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: January 31st 2021 .

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