Dell Senior Manager, Software Quality Engineering in Santa Clara, California

Sr Manager, Software Quality Engineering

Competitive salary

Santa Clara, CA

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 Sr Manager, Software Quality Engineering on our Data Domain team in Santa Clara, CA.

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:

You will lead a high-performance group of Software Quality Engineers in Santa Clara, California to deliver quality Data Domain products. To be successful in this role you will need to be an an experienced hands-on manager with strong leadership skills and proven success in automating testing large, complex, commercial storage systems.

Primary Responsibilities :

Lead the test planning, test execution, and day to day activities of a geographically dispersed SQE team to deliver products on time with high level of quality

Dive into the technical details to ensure appropriate test coverage

Lead the team to increase automated test coverage

Be an advocate for customer requirements. Lead the team to collaborate with cross-functional teams: Development, System Tests. Customer Support and Escalation to understand and incorporate customer use cases into our testing

Provide people management and career development to the team

Ensure and drive the productivity and efficiency of a geographically dispersed team

Recruit and attract new talents for the software quality engineering team to meet the company plan to support multiple concurrent product releases with an aggressive schedule

Essential Requirements:

Experience as a hands-on manager with proven success automating testing of large, complex, commercial storage systems.

Thorough understanding of software development and QA processes, principles, and techniques.

Experience in testing file system, NAS or enterprise backup storage products

Experience with Python programming and Python test automation framework (PyTest)

Experience in working in Unix and VMware environments

Excellent communication, collaboration, operational management, leadership, and problem-solving skills.


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.

Closing date: August 31, 2018

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