Dell Software Senior Engineer India-R&D in Bengaluru, India
Title - Software Senior Engineer
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 Senior Engineer on our OS Engineering team in Bangalore.
DellEMC OS & Hypervisor Engineering team focuses on integrating and certifying supported Server Operating Systems and Hypervisors on DellEMC PowerEdge Servers. We work closely with various Enterprise OS Partners including Microsoft, RedHat, SuSE and VMware focusing on seamless integration of industry’s new and leading Server and OS technologies
Key Responsibilities :
The job involves leading the Engineering team on specific projects in the areas of Windows Server operating systems and Microsoft Azure Stack HCI solution on Dell Platforms. The job also involves coordinating with various stake holders internal and external for platform enablement. The candidate should have at least 5-7 years of experience in developing/sustaining/validating Drivers and/or System Software in Windows domain. A strong background in computer hardware, especially Intel architecture and Storage subsystem will be a plus.
Lead projects related to Validation, Certification and Release of multiple flavors of Windows Server Operating Systems and Microsoft Azure Stack HCI solution on Dell Enterprise Hardware. Uncover high quality defects and take them to closure working with the relevant stakeholders.
Develop and own test plans and certification strategy with Dell software partners (Extended teams, OS Partner and Hardware Vendors). Certify hardware/software configurations (Servers, Commodities and OS)
Setup the test bed as per the hardware configuration matrix for the release consisting of platforms, peripherals, add-on cards etc. and then install required software like firmware, BIOS, OS, drivers etc.
Troubleshoot and debug system/component issues (HW/SW) end-to-end. Characterize, contain and Root cause defects of reasonable to high complexity on multiple Windows Server versions.
Interface with Microsoft and other dell teams as required in root causing OS and Azure Stack HCI related issues. Provide adequate technical details to the internal and external teams to substantiate the findings and drive issue resolution.
Work in close coordination with multiple Dell teams as well as OS Vendor.
Understand Enterprise Computing platform design, architecture in terms of HW system architecture, interfaces, peripherals and technologies.
Produce relevant technical documentations (blogs, whitepapers, reference architecture etc.) related to Dell Enterprise Hardware and Windows OS.
Study new technologies offered by Dell and share the knowledge with team members through presentations. Come up with ideas for proof of concepts and deliver it to relevant stakeholders.
Essential Requirements :
Should have 5-7 years of relevant experience.
Experience in testing and validating Enterprise Servers and Storage products. Should have in-depth Knowledge of software test techniques and methodologies. Experience in leading teams on validation projects will be a plus.
Should have good conceptual understanding of Windows OS, networking, storage and system management subsystems. Should have in depth knowledge in storage subsystem.
Enterprise Windows OS, Windows Hyper-V, Storage Spaces/Direct and Windows Certification tool (HCK/HLK) experience is highly required.
Desired Skills :
Experience with Microsoft Azure platform will be a plus.
Should have good exposure to programming languages and scripting. Should be familiar with software development life cycle. Knowledge of Windows Powershell will be a plus.
Should have good analytical skills to troubleshoot/debug technical issues. Prior Experience in Windows debugging (WinDBG), software testing and test automation will be a plus.
Experience in Vendor/client interaction will be a plus.
Should be engineering/masters graduate in Computer Science/Information Technology/Electronics/Electrical Engineering.
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 would thrive in a combined hardware and software design function, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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