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Dell Senior Principal Software Engineer - Data Management in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Senior Principal Software Engineer – Data M anagement

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.

This position targets a large project on Data Management. Data is a valuable asset in multiple domains. Through historical analysis, data enables businesses to derive and understand user patterns, or likewise, to uncover unexpected behavior of machines spanning a variety of examples from servers to cars and assembly lines. The ability of deriving value out of the history that data sets tell is relevant in many scenarios, but the future is equally important. Predicting failures and defects, anticipating user actions, and forecasting natural events are examples of the value of analyzing recent data, from cost savings to customer satisfaction and even life saving.  

Dell Technologies is developing core software technology to enable customers to manage data effectively. It targets software systems to ingest, store and process data both in simple and complex ways, often involving edge, core data centers and public cloud, while moving data where it is needed. It supports both streaming and historical data, while providing the means to process and combine data from different sources for existing and forwarding-looking data pipelines. In this role, you will have a chance to make a difference in a growing and thriving domain, working on software that addresses pressing real-world problems and builds on Dell Technologies expertise in critical infrastructure, software and hardware. It is an outstanding opportunity to contribute to and influence the direction of a major nascent project in a company with the reputation of Dell Technologies. 

Join us as a  Senior Principal Software Engineer  on our  Engineering Development  team based in Hopkinton, MA (Boston area) or Seattle, WA to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Software Senior Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for developing sophisticated systems and software basis the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment creating software solutions. 

You will:

• Contribute to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments 

• Prepare, review and evaluate software/storage specifications for products and systems 

• Contribute to the development and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems 

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

  • Strong development skills with programming languages such as Java, Rust, Golang, Python and C/C++; 

  • Track record of software development projects and experience with tools such as compilers, IDEs and systems for version control ( e.g. , git); 

  • Experience with data systems: analytics ( e.g. , Apache Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Hive), streaming ( e.g. , Apache Flink, Spark, Kafka, Pulsar, RabbitMQ), security and governance ( e.g. , ApacheRanger, Sentry, Knox, Atlas), catalogs ( e.g. , Collibra, Talend, Alation, DataHub), data and table formats ( e.g. , Apache Parquet, ORC, Avro, Iceberg, Delta Lake), quality ( e.g. , Apache Griffin), distributed query engines and databases ( e.g. , Presto, Dremio, Apache Pinot, Apache Druid, Oracle, Snowflake, AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery); 

  • Ability to learn new tools, languages and operating systems with some training and on-the-job experience. 

Desirable Requirements

  • 12+ years ofrelated experience in a professional role with aBachelor’sdegree, 8+ years with a Master’s degree, or 5+ years with a PhD. 

  • Familiarity with storage technologies, e.g ., distributed file systems (HDFS), object stores (S3). 

  • Familiarity with cloud offerings, including any of the major cloud providers, e.g., Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform.  

  • Familiarity with virtualization, and in particular, with containers and management of containerized applications, e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, VSphere, Tanzu, Openshift, Kubespray.

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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