Dell Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Senior Software Engineer

Competitive salary

Santa Clara

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 Senior Software Engineer on our System Management team in Santa Clara.

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain features within the Data Protection Appliance Manage ability team

  • Write design specifications for new features related to Systems Management.

  • Participate in architecture discussions and reviews.

  • Work with other team members to determine, support, and qualify future requirements.

  • Support QA and SE on product verification and customer qualifications

  • Develop software for products in cloud, virtualization, scale-out environments, etc.

  • Participate in all phases of development cycle.

  • Analyze and improve system performance.

  • Interact with customers to troubleshoot and solve complex problems.

  • Develop and review unit test procedures and work closely with QA to develop system integration test plans.

Essential Requirements

  • C on Linux/Unix, a must

  • Experience with Java, JSON/XML, Go/Golang, node.js ,Perl, Python is highly desired

  • Expert knowledge of databases -(PostgreSQL/Postgres or SQLite preferred but open to any DB expertise)

  • Experience developing Systems Management or Network Management Software (NMS/EMS)

  • System Debugging design and implementation experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • A team player who likes to work in a high energy atmosphere

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and debugging user level, multi-threaded systems.

  • Strong communication skills to be able to interact with product management, senior management and customers.

  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, diagnostic skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with database systems: Oracle, MySQL, Cassandra, and NoSQL ecosystem

  • Strong networking background (i.e. TCP/IP, Sockets, RPC)

  • Experience with Software development for storage products is a plus

  • Excellent Linux diagnostic and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with Cloud, Docker, Container, building microservices - Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Agile software development using SCRUM


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’re ready to develop cutting-edge software for a changing world, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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