Dell Senior Quality Engineer/Program Manager-Data Protection Products (Storage and Back-up) in Santa Clara, California

Senior Quality Engineer/Program Manager -Data Protection Products (Storage and Back-up)

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

  • Own all aspects of quality for a product/set of products within the Data Protection division which will include owning the process to analyze customer issues and providing resolution

  • Report quality initiatives, metrics, insights & progress against project plans

  • Create quality plans, inspect quality metrics and provide feedback/recommendations to product owners

  • Work with Engineering and Service groups to triage customer reported issues and drive product and process improvements

  • Participate in status meetings as a representative of the Quality team which would include Executive Program Review meetings

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in Data Storage/Data Protection industry with an understanding of underlying technologies including servers, networking, software stacks

  • Understanding of software development, hardware manufacturing, software release and customer support processes

  • Experience designing and implementing comprehensive quality management plans with ability to resolve highly complex quality issues for enterprise products

  • Experience analyzing and providing insight into data trends and patterns; must be able to create presentations and present to executive level staff

  • Exceptional communication skills; must be able to collaborate and influence cross functional global teams in support of business requirements

  • Experience with Excel, Jira, Confluence, database queries

  • 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


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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