Software Principal Engineer
Madison , Wisconsin
October 05, 2017

**Job Description:** **GENERAL SUMMARY**

**** Position is remote, home-based, virtualized ****

**Job Description:** Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a cloud infrastructure at scale? Do you enjoy a challenge and improving services already at scale? Our team of engineers at Virtustream work to design, build and operate a infrastructure-as-a-service cloud for some of the biggest companies in the world. Our team is looking for individuals to help create the foundation for a distributed, API driven micro-service to automate our large scale storage platforms.

Responsibilities include: * Design services and libraries to provide on-demand, self service access to storage * Develop abstractions and automation on top of traditional block storage arrays * Develop API-driven micro-services that combine into a larger platform offering * Maintaining automated test suites using CI/CD tools * Participating in collaborative projects with small software engineering teams * Develop tools to monitor consumption and usage patterns to drive automated decisions * Participate in troubleshooting, capacity planning and analysis, performance analysis activities * Advise management on service onboarding strategies and execution

What we are looking for: * Entrepreneurs who seek the kinds of challenges that scare most people. "Yeah, I did that!" * Creativity, initiative and acute attention to detail * Thirst for innovation and solving problems at lightning speed * Passion for automating everything repetitive * Obsession with software scalability and performance under high loads * Love for using and contributing to open-source software

Please bring to the table: * Development experience, comfortable working in multiple languages at once(Python, Java and Golang a plus) * Experience working in collaborative coding environments(peer review, continuous integration, etc) * 5+ years of experience with Linux/Unix development or systems administration * Experience working in distributed, remote teams across multiple time zones a plus * Experience in large scale operations environments * 5+ years of experience with Linux/Unix development or systems administration * Experience working with containers and API driven services * Ability to identify tasks which require automation and implement required automation * Hands-on operational experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment - distributed systems, capacity planning, continuous deployment * BA/BS in Computer Science preferred, or equivalent experience (advanced degrees preferred) * Experience leading teams a plus

We have opportunities to work with and learn: * Storage array schedulers and APIs * VMware vSphere, VMware NSX and the vCloud Suite of products * VMware Photon * Openstack core technologies * ViPR Controller and SRM * Kubernetes * NoSQL technologies (e.g. Cassandra)

**EMC Values:**

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

**Critical Hiring Criteria:**

**Functional Area(s):** Engineering - Software **Business:** Virtustream **Business Unit:** 500 - VIRTUSTREAM **Location:** VA - Glen Allen, VA - Herndon, VA - McLean, VA - Reston, WI - Madison, WI - Pewaukee **AutoReqId:** 189578BR

A little about us:
Dell is a collective of customer-focused, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities.

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