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Dell Test Principal Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Test Principal Engineer

When your products transform the way we live and work, nothing can be left to chance. Our Test Engineering team takes charge of the testing, evaluation and validation of all our devices. We’re a team of expert engineers responsible for the development of all test cases and test tools to ensure the functionality and compatibility of our products. We’re involved in the whole testing process from preparing test and diagnostic programs to recommending changes in testing equipment procedures and designing new testing equipment.

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

You will:

  • Lead Firmware/Driver validation of NIC, Telco and Converged Network Adapters in Dell Servers across different Operating Systems.

  • Review and understand Product Requirement Documents and Specifications available and translate to software validation requirements

  • Work with Dev Leads and inputs from dependent functional teams to design validation strategies, test plans and test cases, ensuring complete coverage and traceability of feature/system requirements

  • Review customer defects, understand customer usage pattern, ensure no test gaps and constantly update test library.

  • Interact with Dev liaison to Technology Partners for more info on feature/technology.

  • Drive opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity through best practices

  • Implement a continuous improvement process for test plans, test cases, and automation during and after test projects

  • Evaluate effectiveness of test plan and assess test methodologies to reduce test time and increase test coverage

  • Work closely with other teams, cross-site and cross-functional teamsCommunicate and partner with test technicians in the execution of test plansStay current with industry trends in testing strategies.Manage use of automation and test tools and identify opportunities for process improvement where possible, and develop and execute test automation scripts

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

  • Solid experience with Network Adapter functional and integration testing into server environment.

  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with enterprise server (CPU, SoC, chipsets, BIOS, Firmware, Drivers), networking technologies.

  • Must have PCIe specification/protocol understanding.

  • Working experience with networking and communications technologies such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, NC-SI, Converged Network Ethernet and InfiniBand at the network’s edge – Host/Server.

  • Familiar configuring DHCP, PXE servers, Link aggregation (in Linux, ESXi, Windows) and worked on technologies such as RDMA, SR-IOV, VxLAN, WoL, NPAR/NPAR-EP

  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or Linux network driver architecture and implementation; UEFI and Virtualized OS knowledge

  • Experience with virtualization using VMware, Hyper-V

  • Windows/Linux/ESXi administration experience and familiar with advanced networking switch configurations

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience implementing Software Defined Networking such as Vmware NSX-V and NSX-T is required.

  • Experience with network test equipment – Protocol/PCIe Analyzers, Load Generators (Ixia, Ixchariot, Medusa tools etc)

  • Clear understanding of defect characterization and able to demonstrate troubleshooting given a scenario.

Desirable Requirements

  • Prior experience validating NIC, CNA, IB cards of Intel, NVIDIA, Broadcom, Marvell adapters is an added advantage.

  • Excellent communication, influencing and documentation skills are required.

  • Must be self-directed. Should be a very good team player

  • Strong knowledge of various types of testing such as functional, negative, boundary, performance, scale, longevity testing, etc.


·Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 8+ years of Network Interface Card Firmware/Driver validation experience.

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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