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Dell Principal Engineering Technologist - Austin, Bay area, Remote in Round Rock, Texas

Principal Engineering Technologist - Austin, Bay area, Remote


As an Principal Engineering Technologist in Integrated Solutions and Ecosystems CTO team you will be conducting research on new Data Analytics and AI technologies to set Dell’s technology direction for next generation solutions. Primary responsibilities for this position include performing technology assessments, conducting proof of concept studies on new technologies, working with technology partners and customers on joint innovation and developing a technology point of view for the company. This role will focus mainly on middleware, software framework and hardware accelerators for Analytics, AI and other emerging workloads. This requires a strong understanding of systems architecture including processor, networking and storage as well as software tools to manage the infrastructure. You will be working in the ISG CTO organization and get to experience bleeding edge technologies with an opportunity to influence technology direction for the company and the industry.

Taking the development of new products, materials and processes to a higher level than ever before, our Technical Leadership team is the pinnacle of applied research and advanced engineering. Exploring the industry and competitive environment for a given technology or product line, they drive strategy and architecture in response. Working closely with design, systems engineering and marketing teams, and with business leaders and suppliers, their technology investigations and strategic analysis influence the development of unique products and partnerships.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as an Engineering Technologist on our Engineering team in Austin/Round Rock, TX.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal Engineering Technologist, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain a forward-looking view and monitor developments in technology landscape for AI and Data Analytics.

  • Perform POCs and evaluations of new hardware and software targeted towards AI and Data Analytics markets. Assess benefits, limitations and create Dell’s point of view (POV) on new developments

  • Inform and influence product groups in adoption of new technologies. Help set roadmap direction for AI and Data Analytics solutions

Principal Engineering Technologist will:

  • Inform and influence product groups in adoption of new technologies. Help set roadmap direction for AI and Data Analytics solutions

  • Benchmark applications and micro-kernels on new processor architectures, accelerators, storage technologies, etc

  • Propose and lead technology incubation projects that create differentiation and add value to Dell’s solutions

  • Represent Dell in technology conferences, customer briefings and other venues to discuss technology direction

  • Work with sales teams on high complexity opportunities to provide technical guidance on system design

Contribute to IP creation via patents, technical conference publications, participation in research activities

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:

  • MS/PhD in CS/CE/EE, at least 10 years of big tech experience in software engineering and/or technology incubation for AI and Data Analytics

  • Strong understanding of Linux OS

  • Strong understanding of processor architecture and domain specific accelerators (GPUs, FPGAs, AI Accelerators)

  • System level design expertise including working with networking and storage technologies

Desirable Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of software tools and middleware used in AI and Data Analytics including but not limited to Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.

  • Domain expertise preferred in one of more vertical including but not limited to: Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Finance, etc.

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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