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Dell Software Principal Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer

Work Location: Bangalore

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 Operating System Engineering 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 based the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment creating software solutions.

You will:

  • Drive and participate in Dell EMC's enterprise VMWare and Linux engineering development efforts

  • Investigate new technologies on enterprise servers and participate in proof of concept activities

  • Drive the adaptation of Linux and VMWare vSphere on PowerEdge servers to meet the product requirements of solution organization

  • Collaborate with OS and Hardware vendors to enable enterprise technologies in operating systems

  • Own and Drive Root Cause Analysis / resolution of identified issues/defects

  • Actively participate and contribute to open-source projects

  • Represent Dell's technical interests within VMWare and Linux vendors through technical discussions, requirements reviews, and code submission

  • Build rapport with Dell EMC internal teams, external hardware & OS vendors and open-source communities to enable next-generation enterprise technology support in VMWare products and Linux distributions

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

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • B.E/BTech/ME/MTech degree from a reputed college in Computer Science/Electronics/IT

  • Solid understanding of OS fundamentals (Schedulers, Memory/IO device Management, filesystems etc.)

  • Knowledgeable in Computer Architecture, with good exposure to Hardware, BIOS, UEFI, Firmware and OS layers

  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with enterprise server, storage, networking technologies

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with CI/CD and automation tools such as Ansible/Salt

  • Notable/significant upstream open-source contribution activity

  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with enterprise server, storage, networking technologies

  • Understanding concepts of Software Defined Datacenters and Private/Hybrid Cloud

  • Experience with Kubernetes and cloud environments

  • Experience with VMWare products such as vSAN, vCloud Foundation (VCF), and vSphere

  • Knowledgeable in enterprise systems management stacks (Linux/VMware ESXi preferred)

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 ( .

Application closing date: 15 September 2021

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