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Dell Senior Principal Software Engineer in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Sr. Principal Software Engineer: Sustaining Engineering team

Join a winning team! Work with cutting edge storage technology! If you are a software engineer with experience in IT/storage, if you love to face complex technical challenges, if you like to work within a fast-paced environment, your place is with the DELL EMC XtremIO team.

Dell is looking for top-notch software engineers to join our XtremIO Sustaining Engineering team. In this role, you will serve as a product expert within the Engineering organization, assisting in critical systems recovery, and development of software components, providing technical solution to customer issues, and develop some automated tools to facilitate system recovery, streamline procedure, and proactive and preventive actions. The successful candidate for this position will have strong development and analytical skills, and the ability to deliver high quality solutions.


  • Provide technical leadership and remedy guidance on product internals.

  • Analyze and provide fixes for code issues related to all product components

  • Design and implement software tools to improve troubleshooting and address specific customer issues

  • Lead post event analysis and corrective actions implementation

  • Contribute to the design and implementation requirements for future product enhancements

Required skill set:

  • Extended programming skills in C/C++; Python – an advantage

  • Knowledge and experience in multi-threading

  • Knowledge and experience in embedded systems – an advantage

  • Knowledge of storage systems with proficiency in the areas of resiliency, high-availability, reliability and SCSI – an advantage

  • B.Sc or equivalent in computer science or related engineering field.

  • Proven English verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate with a global team, across distance and time zones



Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

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