Dell Senior Software Engineer for Enterprise Storage Platforms in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Senior Hardware and Software Engineer

3-5 yrs exp.



As a Senior Software Storage Engineer in Dell Enterprise Storage Product Group, you will develop software that implements exciting new storage features that will directly benefit the customer. Your software will run on a variety of embedded platforms, both existing and newly designed. This position will technically challenge you, but working with your colleagues and other groups, you will be successful in delivering quality software to our customers on schedule.

Primary responsibilities will include the hands-on storage architecture designs, coding, project schedule/strategy/execution, performance analysis and debug of embedded storage appliances. Additional responsibilities include collaboration with other engineering development teams to develop long-term storage solutions and interfacing with product management to help shape future designs that deliver a high level of differentiation and value to our customers.

Successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering

  • Mastery of C and/or C++ Proven embedded systems development experience

  • Able to code/debug moderately complex programs using either written or verbal design specifications

  • Solid understanding of hardware and software architectures and interactions

  • Demonstrated ability to apply software engineering methods or processes, re-evaluates existing processes; designs simulation and test criteria and verifies functionality and performance.

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication/presentation skills

The following qualifications and experience are highly desired:

  • Basic understanding of Agile Scrum software development methodology

  • Experience with storage architecture SAN designs for real-world deployments, including application analysis, network design, sizing and capacity planning and performance analysis/ tuning (Fibre Channel, iSCSI and FCoE)

  • Familiarity with IPMI and/or Redfish protocols

  • Device driver development experience in Unix/Linux/BSD & Embedded OS environments

  • Familiarity with power supply subsystems and enclosure management principles

  • Capable of managing and developing strong relationships with technology partners and product vendors