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Dell Software Principal Engineer in Round Rock, Texas

Principal Software Engineer

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation software 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.

Join us as a a Principal Software Engineer on our Engineering Development team in [Location] to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

Key Responsibilities:

Our Software Engineers create solutions. As a part of the team, you will analyze the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment to design technical system answers.

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

Essential Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of programming languages; application programming; operating systems; firmware; BIOS; device drivers; databases; system, network, operating system, and application administration; embedded software/firmware; tools and utilities

  • Ability to code/debug and guide others to code/debug flexible, scalable and complex programs, using either written or verbal design specifications

  • Experience with multiple programming languages, databases, operating systems, tools and hardware platforms

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

Desirable Requirements:

  • 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6+ years with a Master’s degree; or 3+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience

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Job Description: Dell's Infrastructure Solutions Group is looking for a software engineer with a solid understanding of industry standards and best practice development methodologies.

• The individual will be contributing to a team responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing systems management software solutions.

• The individual should be comfortable working in both in a Linux environment, have experience programming in Java, as well as, expertise in integrating products via Web Services/Rest API.

• Prior experience in accurately scoping implementation resource requirements and schedule timelines is important.

• Individuals should also have good communication, mentoring, and leadership skills to work across a global development team environment.

Qualifications: BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

• Experience in Object Oriented Analysis & Design

• Strong development skills in Java is a must

• Experience in integrating products using Web Services/REST API

• Experience with Spring Framework, Hibernate, PostgreSQL, XML, JSON, Apache, Tomcat

• Experience with Networking, Server and Storage technologies

• Experience with technical and architectural leadership to team members

• Experience with technical leadership for architecture, high level design and implementation

• Experience with effort estimation and project planning

• Experience with remote work and global teams in different time zones