Storage Storage Development Senior Systems Engineer
Company: EMC is now part of Dell Technologies
Posted: December 17, 2016
Reference ID: 160011ZW
This position is for a Server Storage Senior Development System Engineer for Storage Products within Dell EMC’s Infrastructure Solutions Group. The Server Storage Engineering Team is closely tied to most of the development organizations, including the platforms, OS teams, systems management, hard drives, and storage enclosures.
The position provides the opportunity for contributing to and setting the technical and design direction for a storage subsystem in Dell’s modular server storage infrastructure team, and responsibility for its implementation into the larger server and storage product lines.
This includes feature definition, development process execution and improvement, integration testing, fault isolation and resolution, manufacturing release, and resolution of design issues found in the field.
This is a technical development team role that requires strong verbal and written communication; understanding and defining complex system/solution architectures; and demonstrating engineering expertise and rigor through debug of complex issues for enterprise solutions.
Duties include all activities necessary to take a design from concept to production which may include: architecture definition, schematic reviews, design reviews, debug, test, issue resolution and factory support. The position is not a programming role, although solid concepts of high level programming languages (C/C ) is recommended.
Design and development experience with Enterprise Storage products. Strong working knowledge of key RAID concepts such as: striping, caching, parity, failure & recovery, redundancy, storage performance, and hardware acceleration.
Ability to: identify potential product weakness; provide design guidance and recommendations for improvements to subsequent redesigns; participate in cross-functional development efforts.
Solution level knowledge of firmware; device drivers; server and storage management strategies; and application of experience in an enterprise development team with ability to drive complex technical issues to root cause.
Candidate should have strong embedded systems understanding and it’s desired to have skills in python, UEFI, and Windows, VMWare, and Linux OS debug skills. Candidate should have solid working knowledge of PCI-e, SAS, SATA, and SCSI protocols. Prior experience with high availability storage subsystems is highly desirable.
Demonstrated ability to work under and deliver to date-driven schedules; write and analyze requirements, functional specifications, design specifications, test plans, and documentation. Candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Target is a BS or MS Engineering degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with 5 years experience.
**Job:** **Engineering - Storage Development Engineer*
**Organization:** **Infrastructure Solutions Group*
**Title:** *Storage Storage Development Senior Systems Engineer*
**Location:** *TX-Round Rock*
**Requisition ID:** *160011ZW*