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Dell Principal Engineer (PCBA, ICT, Functional Test) in Chennai, India

Principal Engineer (PCBA, ICT, Functional Test)

Join us as a Principal System Development Engineer on our Engineering Development team in Chennai / Sriperambadur to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

About the Business Unit:

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 Principal System Development Engineer on our Global Test Engineering team.

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.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal System Development Engineer , you will be responsible for working on site at Contract Manufacture sites to supervise and support test executions for Dell products with focus on the following.

  • Support the Client (PC), Server test teams on implementation of test processes at contract manufacturing sites. This includes:

  • Supporting deployment and bring up of early test processes for NPI products.

  • Manage installation and bring up of test equipment to support mass production.

  • Routine audits of test processes to include weekly yield reviews and driving any issues impacting production.

  • Innovative projects to improve efficiency.

  • Lead local technical meetings with CM test teams to manage test related issues or projects.

  • Familiar with IT infrastructure supporting Dell testers and support upgrades, maintenance or other issues as needed.

  • Participate in supplier evaluations and audits, be representative of Dell GTE (Global Test Engineering) Organization to perform QPA and QSA.

  • Assist/consult with supplier test engineers during Dell Product development process. This includes:

  • Work with GTE internal development of new projects that have not yet been approved, staying on top of new projects that will impact GTE group at India CMs.

  • Generate and review Test Functional Plan/BOM and test coverage. Ensure test coverage and product quality are optimized. Identify and communicate any risks to GTE development based on actual supplier test plans and coverage.

  • Assist and co-ordinate build of product test.

  • Support the safe launch program for new products.

  • Work with on-site supplier test engineers in the DFT (Design for Test) analysis and ECAD layout of new products, ensure all testability issues are addressed.

  • Review and co-ordinate new fixture designs for fixture deployment at India CMs

  • Local travel as needed to support various contract manufacturing sites.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree of electrical engineering or related majors. Minimum 5 years working experience in test, design or manufacturing electrical products.

  • Strong ownership of issues and deliverables. Strong English communication skills, verbal and written; ability to speak up and communicate well in difficult situations and extensive problem solving and analysis skills. Excellent attention to details. Action oriented driving for quick and accurate results.

  • Strong teamwork skills. Basic insight and skills to effectively manage cultural differences and good understanding of hardware and software interactions and Willingness to work outside normal workday to support meetings across various time zones.

  • Ability to understand simple to highly complex hardware configurations including PC, server, and storage systems.

  • Deliver products within budget, schedule, and quality guidelines. Develop and support applications, databases, diagnostics, scripts, firmware, drivers, and BIOS utilities.

Desirable Requirements

  • Thorough understanding of PCBA manufacturing process and test, including AOI, AXI, ICT and functional testing and be familiar with software or tools using a range of applicable technologies (e.g. Programming languages, compilers, assemblers and other tools) and state-of-the-art software engineering methodologies.

  • Experience with software development lifecycle process. Dedication to good software development practices. Working ability to easily achieve mastery of new tools, programming languages, and operating systems. Ability to learn on the fly with little or no support.

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: 31 Mar 2021

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