Dell Software Quality Principal Engineer in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Software Quality Principal Engineer

Competitive salary

Hopkinton, MA

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.

Our Software Quality Engineering team ensures that our next-generation software is of the highest quality. We conduct a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that our software meets or exceeds end-user requirements. We debug software products, oversee the development of test plans, ensure system tests are documented, analyze the results, provide feedback to developers and make sure that all problems are resolved. We also select testing specifications for new products and ensure testing procedures comply with industry-specific standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build test pipelines in a Cloud Computing platform, incorporating hardware, software, and Linux artifacts to automate quality tests on internal tools

  • Reduce turnover time for program development and releasing cycles.

  • Leverage Cloud Computing, network protocols, Linux containers, storage hardware to test and innovate cloud products.

  • Responsible for planning and incorporating features into internal tools of divisions.

  • Responsible for testing prototypes’ quality by using quality assurance practices, i.e.: test-driven development accommodated by various frameworks.

  • Works effectively with cross-functional and/or global teams, readily shares information with others.

Essential Requirements

  • Requires 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6+ years with a Master’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Requires experience with the following skills and technologies:

  • Cloud Computing (architecture, containers, and micro-servers)

  • Large-scale storage hardware

  • Network protocols (TCP, UDP, and HTTP);

  • Linux and containerization

  • Programming languages (Python and/or Java)

  • Experience with Jira, Test Rail, or equivalent


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 can drive the continuous improvement of our software quality standards, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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