Dell Senior Software Engineer - Protocol in Shanghai, China

Senior Software Engineer - Protocol

Competitive salary


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 Isilon Protocol team in Shanghai.

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 and build solutions to complex technical problems on Isilon OneFS that deal with high scale, concurrency, and performance to enhance our customer’s ability to access and manage multiple petabytes of data.

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills across one or more teams to create a detailed design, and provide a high-quality implementation.

  • Contribute to the culture of quality throughout our broader engineering organization.

  • Share experiences and skills to aid team members in enhancing their professional skills and career.

  • Possess an aptitude exploring new technologies and understanding how to apply them to new product releases and in customer facing support scenarios.

Essential Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field, and 4+ years industry experience with network or storage protocols, UNIX/Linux systems software development, or related field.

  • Development of system software written in C or C++. Additional experience with Python is preferred.

  • Knowledge of object oriented design patterns.

  • An understanding of the UNIX operating environment such as system configuration, memory management, system calls, multiplexed I/O, and concurrency models.

  • Knowledge of distributed software systems

  • Experience in one or more unit test frameworks.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with network file systems or object protocols such as SMB, NFS, or S3 interfaces in shippable software/services.

  • Knowledge of directory service protocols such as LDAP or NIS, and authentication protocols such as GSS-API, NTLMSSP, or Kerberos.


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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