Dell Principal Software Engineer - Tools and Automation in Seattle, Washington

Principal Software Engineer - Tools and Automation

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 Principal Software Engineer on our Isilon team in Seattle.

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

  • Orchestration, Deployment and Maintenance of critical infrastructure and services

  • Creates high level design specs, unit test plans and integration test plans.

  • Ability to generate technical requirements from business needs

  • Accountable for delivery of subsystem, anticipate issues and addresses proactively.

Essential Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in software development

  • Strong programming skills in Python and Perl.

  • Proven DevOps culture

  • Automated deployment via configured management

  • Extensive experience implementing Micro-services and RESTful APIs.

  • Experience with container and container orchestration technologies

  • Strong Unix system administration knowledge.

  • Sense of customer service, proactive

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Desirable Requirements

  • Demonstration of operational excellence in a demanding environment

  • Familiar with Distributed Systems concepts and design.

  • Previous work in CI / CD Build and Deployment Pipeline

  • Previous experience with virtualization and cloud

  • Previous open source experience



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