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Test Principal Engineer
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Dell Inc. | Round Rock, TX
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Job Description

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and the technology we provide transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company - we are a people company. We recognize that over 100,000 employees across six continents have different interests and aspirations. We inspire, challenge and respect each and every one of them, every day. And we provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can't wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Test Principal Engineeron our Test Engineering team in Round Rock, TX.

Role Overview

Work in a team that is architecting and qualifying next generation, cutting edge Remote Management Software that allows

Dells customers to remotely provision Server HW from bare-bones and deploy them as production ready infrastructure or solutions in mere minutes.


* Responsible for the design and development activities associated with methods for validating System Management

Software and broader solutions.

* Develops test and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures, and completes validation specifications and procedures

for new and changes to existing products. Define multi-phase validation plans that align with the Dell standard validation

process for each assigned product

* Validation plans include test cases, resource requirements, schedule assumptions, and scope that align with the

development and marketing expectations

* Performs test validation usingautomated methods in support of approved test plans.

Educational Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree (prefer computer engineering or computer science) and 2-4 years of relevant experience or,

Graduate degree (prefer computer engineering or computer science) and 0-2 years of relevant experience or, 6-8 years of

relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Experience using design and specification documentation to develop test cases.
* Proven experience with industry standard test methodologies and its application to ensuring product quality.
* Test Automation, Programming and Development using: C, C++, Python, Perl, JavaScript, Java Script frameworks,


* Experience in one or more flavors of Unix, Linux, FreeBSD required
* Experience with Software Development Methodologies, preferably Agile-Scrum or Test Driven Development
* Understanding of Server hardware and software interactions; able to apply this understanding to architect test

requirements and test automation.

* Experience with Server Deployment/Remote Management software such as Dells Integrated Remote Access

Controller, Dell Remote Access controller (iDRAC), Dell OpenManage, Dell Management Consoles, Dells Life Cycle

controller, HPs ILO, Cisco USC, etc.

* Hands on development / testing on a UNIX platform (Device drivers, Embedded Storage, Networking, Server,)

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. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.

Job Family: Engineering Development

Job ID: R33347

About Dell Inc.

Dell Inc. (Dell) is a technology company that designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and supports a range of products. Its product categories include mobility products, desktop personal computers (PCs), software and peripherals, servers and networking, services, and storage. The Company manages its business in four operating segments: Americas Commercial; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Commercial; Asia Pacific-Japan (APJ) Commercial, and Global Consumer. During the fiscal year ended January 30, 2009 (fiscal 2009), the Company acquired the Networked Storage Company. In April 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of MessageOne, Inc., a company engaged in providing software-as-a-service (SaaS)-enabled, enterprise-class, e-mail business continuity, compliance, archiving and disaster recovery services. In January 2009, the Company acquired the Microsoft IT consulting and solutions segments of Allin Corporation. (Source: 10-K)