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Dell Principal Software Engineer - Remote, NC in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Principal Software Engineer

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and the technology we provide transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We recognize that over 150,000 employees across 180 locations have different interests and aspirations. We inspire, challenge and respecteach and everyone of them, every day.

The Chief Technology & Innovation Office (CTIO) sits at the crossroads of technology strategy, research, innovation, and advanced development. We strive to be influential across the breadth of the Dell ISG portfolio and work hand in hand with all product organizations. The opportunity to impact our customers and the industry is a core focus for us.

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer on the CTIO Advanced Development team in Remote, North Carolina to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

The role of the CTIO Principal SoftwareEngineeris to be a key member of a small and versatileadvanced developmentteam, where you design, develop, test, and demonstrate software solutions. Developers on this team typically work in pairs, employing an Extreme Programming (XP) style of execution designed to enforce shorter development and release cycles. An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a fast paced and collaborative environment, providing technical expertise in prototyping business solutions. The candidate would value working as a team andhave the ability toleverage the opinions and expertise of their teammates to deliver well designed, quality code. The candidate upholds this level of quality by adhering to test driven development practices.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Leadingsoftwaredevelopment activities to help broaden DellISG’s intellectual property portfolioand influence future product roadmaps.

  • Projects may span multiple technological areas, including cloud-native infrastructure, machine learning, advanced data protection techniques, containers, microservicesandopen-sourcesoftware.

  • Contributing to the creation of technologyPrototypes and Proof-Of-Concepts.

  • Contributing as a team memberleadingto technicalsolutions, architecture, research, and implementation of new technologiesin a small collaborative startup-like environment.

  • Collaboratingwith peers within DellandDellpartners, enabling cross-company efforts.

  • Staying up to speed on all current and next generation technologies.


  • Self-Motivated, Enthusiastic, Energetic and Passionate about technology and working as a part of a team.

  • Ability and Open Mindedness to quickly learn about new development methodologies andcutting-edgetechnologies.

  • Advanced understandingof programming logic and patterns and the ability to learn new programminglanguages and patterns quickly.

  • Advancedunderstanding ofsystem performance and scaling, debugging, diagnosing andtroubleshooting software.

  • Knowledge of streaming protocols,RESTAPI development, and modern design patterns.

  • Knowledge of modern, cloud-based software development tools.

  • Agile software development experiencethat enablesshorter development iterations,fast feedback loops, and the quick deployment ofproblem-free code.

  • Experiencein DevOps.

Required Skills:

  • Experience:8+ years(Bachelor’sdegree), 6+years (Master’sdegree). 3+ years (PhD)of software development, software architecture, or appliedresearch;or equivalent experience.

  • Understanding of hardware and software interactions.

  • Experience intwoor more of the following languages: Go, Java, Ruby, JavaScript,C++, Rust,Bash, Python.

  • Experience with Linux command line for system configuration and administration.

  • Strong communication skills and an ability to articulate technical vision while understanding business requirements, with the ability to debate and collaborate with other team members.


  • Experience in Extreme Programming(XP).

  • Experience working across cross-functionalteams

  • Familiarity with Data center technologies such as Storage, Networking, Data Protection and more

  • Familiaritywith technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, or Cloud Foundryor equivalents.

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 ( .

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here ( .