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Dell Software System Senior Engineer in Chengdu, China

Software System Senior Engineer

Competitive salary

Chengdu China

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 System Senior Engineer on our Software System Engineering team in Chengdu.

Our Software Systems Engineering team ensures that our customers have the software systems they need for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and deliver software systems modifications as well as enhancements of new products. We oversee product development at all stages: planning, designing, developing and testing operating systems, compilers, routers, utilities, databases, embedded management and control devices, plus internet-related tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create test plan and execute integration testing on EMC or 3rd party array or EMC other products with Linux/Windows/Solaris operating systems and VMware/Hyper-V/Xen virtual hypervisor, associated disk/HBA/NIC devices and OS patches on servers from different vendors.

  • Qualify storage solution, data center networking, SAN, new technology, protocol level of interoperability involving EMC products and open resource or 3rd party products.

  • Configure several of the EMC or 3rd party vendor products deployed in the test configuration e.g. switch, array, OS and database etc.

  • Identify deficiencies by comparing documented test results to actual test results, follow troubleshooting methods, and be able to isolate and capture failure data relating to log entries and driver debug output in a complex EVN.

  • Write white papers or solutions guides. Install and administer multiple systems/environments

  • Single point of contact to interact with internal BU and external partner and dig out the testing requirements and iron out test plan.

  • Performs other duties as required

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in EE/CE/CS or equivalent

  • 5+ years hands-on relevant experience

  • Expert on at least one OS platform e.g. Linux, Windows, Solaris etc.

  • Expert on at least one virtualization technology e.g. vSphere, Hyper-V, Xen etc.

  • In-depth knowledge and rich working on FC or iSCSI SAN connectivity concept e.g. SAN switches, zoning, LUN masking, IQN/EUI etc.

  • In-depth knowledge and rich working experience with various protocols e.g. TCP/IP, FC, iSCSI, FCoE etc.

  • Candidate must be self-motivated and able to work well in a team environment.

  • Candidate must be a quick learner with great passions and able to work under pressures.

  • Problem identification, analysis, tracking and follow-up skills as well as ability to learn and apply new tools and applications

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills and organizational skills

  • Fluent English is preferred.

  • Ability to work in a remote team environment.

Desirable Requirements

  • Scripting experience e.g Perl, Python, Ansible etc.

  • 3rd party arrays knowledge and hands-on experience

  • Basic Oracle, SQL or other relational/non-relational database experience

  • Experience on performance or solution based testing

  • Project management skills


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’re motivated by the prospect of working at the cutting edge of software systems engineering, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: xx xxxxxxxxx 20xx .

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