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Dell Engineering Technologist – EDA data storage solutions in Seoul, South Korea

Engineering Technologist – data storage solutions for the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry

Seoul, Korea

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 member of our storage portfolio management team.

Even the most groundbreaking tech company cannot rest on its laurels. In our Product Management team, we’re focused on increasing Dell’s product sales and expanding our market share. We achieve this by developing innovative solutions and communications that clearly articulate the technical and business advantages of our market-leading products and services. Our technically savvy audience want real data and applied architectures, so we build and test solutions, write industry white papers, and provide customer presentations, articles and pre-sales material that tell people exactly what they want to know.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design compelling solutions to real world technical challenges using PowerScale, Isilon, ECS, and other Dell EMC storage portfolio products.

  • Test and validate technology partner products with ECS, PowerScale, and other Dell EMC portfolio products to establish compatibilities and validated solutions. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the ongoing quality engineering and testing of software that has already been validated with ECS, PowerScale, and other Dell EMC portfolio products.

  • Drive thought leadership in the EDA industry through multiple channels including industry events, creation of blogs, white papers, reference architectures, validated solutions, and similar influential means.

  • Provide EDA subject matter expertise to Dell EMC product management, engineering, and strategic customers.

  • Participate in the development of the overall Dell EMC EDA solution partner ecosystem strategy – including technology partner planning, Dell EMC storage product API integration with EDA applications, sales enablement planning, and go-to-market planning.

  • Work with Marketing to publish and highlight customer wins through case studies, PR, and social media.

Essential Requirements

  • Exceptional critical thinking skills, willing to ask questions, determine root causes, offer solutions, and help resolve complex problems across a wide variety of hardware and software platforms.

  • Adept with installation, configuration, optimization, and networking of server and storage platforms

  • Familiar with installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and managing large-scale High-Performance Computing (HPC) environments.

  • Strong experience with data storage management, performance benchmarking, and performance tuning.

  • Experience designing, configuring, and troubleshooting TCP/IP networks including DNS, DHCP, Routing, Firewalls, NAT, and load balancers.

  • Knowledgeable with the various network file sharing protocols and APIs such as NFS and S3.

  • Ability to troubleshoot API-level interaction with cloud storage technologies.

  • Aptitude to successfully install and operate complex equipment and application software.

  • Comfortable building and presenting technical material.

  • Proven ability to generate technical test plans, write technical documentation, describe workflows, and create precise technical illustrations.

  • Takes initiative, is highly competent, demonstrates a sense of urgency, able to multi-task, is committed to quality, has a keen attention to detail, and requires minimal oversight.

  • Effective communicator that can manage both business and technical relationships with a wide array of engineering colleagues and technology partners across the globe.

  • Ability to communicate respectfully and professionally with colleagues, technical partners, and customers in both written and spoken form.

  • Capable of confidently represent and discuss technical concepts and complex information in easy to understand ways to one person or to a forum of thousands of people.

Desirable Requirements

  • Able to work closely with senior management, who works and thinks independently and productively, and constantly seeks opportunities to make a difference and be the best at what they do.

  • Works efficiently with virtual or remote accessible technology.

  • Self-administers daily tasks as necessary to accomplish goals within the required deadlines.

  • Responds to inquiries from colleagues, technical partners, and customers as appropriate to provide technical guidance and represent best practice methodologies.

  • Ability to create projects and implementation plans, communicate and coordinate with internal and external resources as needed, and ensure project complete successfully and timely.

  • Preferred level of experience: 5-10 years deploying complex EDA solutions.

  • Able to leverage Python or Java scripting where possible to automate and work smarter not harder.

  • Familiarity with popular job scheduling solutions such as IBM Spectrum LSF (Platform LSF), Altair Accelerator (RTDA NC) and/or Univa Grid Engine

  • Familiarity with administration of HW-based verification & prototyping platforms (Palladium, Veloce, Zebu, HAPS, etc.) a plus.


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 have a natural talent for communicating technical information to our customers, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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The Dell EMC Storage Product Management Team is looking for an extraordinary individual with a blend of deep technical skills and analytical thinking. This individual will be responsible for the thought leadership, solution collateral, and hands-on technical validation of our storage products in the EDA industry. This role reports to the technical product group responsible for Dell EMC storage products; namely Isilon and PowerScale Scale-out Network Attached Storage (NAS). The ideal candidate will be responsible for architecting, validating, documenting, and evangelizing proven technical solutions leveraging ECS object store, Isilon NAS and other Dell EMC storage products with EDA solutions such as the Altair/Runtime Design Automation (RTDA) job scheduler, Cadence Design Systems, Synopsys, Mentor, a Siemens Company, etc. Deep expertise with the EDA industry and EDA customer workflows is preferred, however, the candidate for this role will be focused primarily on characterizing performance of EDA customer workflows, testing workflow simulations at scale, and regularly generating white papers and other materials promoting Dell EMC storage products in EDA workflows. The EDA Engineering Technologist will also work closely with a team of subject matter experts supporting this important vertical industry.

The candidate will support technical alliances with strategic EDA ecosystem partners and find technical integration points, such as the automation of Dell EMC storage administration APIs, to develop more compelling customer solutions. The ideal candidate will articulate to potential Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners the value of investing technical resources in testing and documenting solutions using Isilon, PowerScale, and Dell EMC products. The EDA Engineering Technologist will work jointly with partners to develop test plans with clear milestones and delivery dates, invest hands-on time to build test environments, and document technical evidence in the form of reference architectures, customer case studies, performance white papers, and best practice guides.