Dell Software Quality Principal Engineer in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Job Title

Software Quality Principal Engineer

Competitive salary



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. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Software Quality Principal Engineer on our Data Domain Boost team in RTP, NC.

Our Software Quality Engineering team ensures that our next-generation software is of the highest quality. We conduct a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that our software meets or exceeds end-user requirements. We debug software products, oversee the development of test plans, ensure system tests are documented, analyze the results, provide feedback to developers and make sure that all problems are resolved. We also select testing specifications for new products and ensure testing procedures comply with industry-specific standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement component and end-to-end level test cases for various Dell EMC product features

  • Design in-depth test cases for Dell EMC product features

  • Report bugs, communicate issues and verify solutions with the development team.

  • Work closely with the rest of the QA team, and collaborate with other QA teams within the organization if needed, to provide full test coverage during product release.

  • Work closely with IT to handle infrastructure challenges.

Essential Requirements

  • 6-10+ years of Linux/Unix experience

  • Lead experience in test design and execution

  • Good scripting skills in at least one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Perl

  • Good analytical and in-depth troubleshooting skills

  • Good team player

  • Concise and clear communication skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Automation experience with AWS EC2, Azure or an equivalent Infrastructure-as-a-Service system

  • Performance testing

  • Coding/scripting experience on the Windows platform

  • Experience working with Docker containers

  • Experience working with Jenkins automated build system

  • Scalability testing


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 can drive the continuous improvement of our software quality standards, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: xx xxxxxxxxx 20xx .

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