Dell Quality Senior Principal Engineer-Data Protection in Santa Clara, California

Quality Senior Principal Engineer -Data Protection

Santa Clara, CA

Local Candidates Only

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. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Quality Senior Principal Engineer on our Quality Engineering team in Santa Clara, CA .

Quality is everything at Dell. It’s what we’re known for and we build it into all our processes. In Quality Engineering we play a central role by developing, implementing as well as maintaining technical quality assurance and control systems. We look for ways to improve the inspection, verification and validation of our finished products. Our team defines strategy – not to mention governance – for the implementation of quality standards and methodology. In addition to participating in the review of engineering designs, we assist customers or engineers in gathering and analyzing data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Candidate will be responsible for inspect various aspects of quality, providing recommendations for course corrections as needed, pertaining to Data Protection products.

  • Regular reporting of quality initiatives, metrics, insights & progress against plan

  • Attend relevant business meetings (Executive Program Review, Product Core team, Product Steady state) as a representative of Quality, as well as providing status on behalf of.

Main Duties

  • Recommend key product indicators of quality, gather & report out to executive management as needed

  • Ownership of all aspects of quality for a product/set of products, including, but not limited to; drafting of quality plan, inspection of quality metrics, feedback of recommendations to product owners

  • Ownership of process to analyze customer issues & recommend course of action to resolve issues as they occur

Essential Requirements

  • 12+ years of related experience in a professional role, or 8+ years with a Master's degree; or 5+ years with a PhD, or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of storage and backup solutions

  • Working knowledge of quality processes

  • Ability to analyze data trends and patterns, provide recommendations based on analysis. Prior experience is a must

  • Ability to work with & influence cross functional teams in support of business requirements, including cross Geo collaboration

Desirable Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written Presentation skills

  • Comfort with messaging to executive level


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 enhance our technical quality assurance protocols and methods, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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