Dell Engineering Project Management/Software Principal Engineer in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

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.

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.

With a global remit, our Release Management professionals lead cross-functional product design teams to develop and introduce game-changing new products and solutions. It’s about making sure we offer customers the right features, experience, quality, schedule, cost, continuity of supply, service capability and financials. And when products and solutions are in development, it’s about driving everything from definition through to planning, development and launch across global development centers and multiple lines of business. The team is also crucial to getting shipping right. All in all, it is a fascinating and incredibly varied area.

We are looking for a software focused engineering project manager to join our team in Hopkinton, MA. In this role, the candidate will lead projects for VxRail, the market leading HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructure) in the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a project (feature) from program inception through delivery

  • Drive program meetings – following up on actions

  • Track progress – drive mitigations and alternatives when obstacles are encountered

  • Develop and present summaries for supporting teams, up through executive leadership

Essential Requirements

  • Proven ability to lead programs to a successful, high quality, delivery

  • 1-3 years experience in Engineering Program Management or Engineering Release Management

  • Proven ability to work will global teams, ability to support periodic after hour meetings

  • Solid background in software development and test; with an ability to work cross functionally and probe into issues

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Bachelors + 5 years’ experience (or equivalent)

Desirable Requirements

  • Exposure to converged or hyper converged systems

  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM

  • Experience building dashboards, tools and other tracking enablers (JIRA Software 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’re ready to develop cutting-edge software for a changing world, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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