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Dell Software Senior Engineer (C/C++, File Systems, Automation)) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Software Senior Engineer

Location: Durham, NC (RTP)

Product Team: Data Domain Engineering

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 Software Senior Engineer on our Data Domain team in Durham, NC.

You will be directly responsible for developing new features for the Data Domain product offering as well as enhancing the product set to improve scaling, performance, high-availability, cloud integration, disaster recovery, and application integration. As part of the project responsibilities you will also be developing test automation and automation framework modules for continuous regression testing as well as addressing software defects across a wide range of products and storage solutions. The role will also require you to work collaboratively across Dell divisions to coordinate feature integration and product delivery.

The products will cover a wide range of Dell/EMC products and applications and we are looking for the right person to drive product development, enhancements, performance, scaling, and defect resolution across a wide range of platforms and applications.

The additional responsibilities will include the ownership and resolution of triage the issues, address the software defects, drive software defects in other components to resolution, and work collaboratively across departments for a successful development, release, and support of integrated solutions.

The development will primarily focus on the following product areas:

  • File Systems

  • Performance (I/O and control path)

  • System Scaling (Virtual/Distributed)

  • Cloud integration

  • High Availability/Disaster Recovery

  • Automation, Test framework and test case development


-C/C++ programming/Python scripting

-Linux Filesystems

-Distributed processing systems

-Demonstrated knowledge of software design methodologies and processes

-Strong debugging skills of large complex systems

-Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively

-Demonstrated understanding of projects from the perspective of both client and business

-Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary

-Strong attention to detail

Highly Desired:

-Agile/Scrum experience

-Software tools and processes (Perforce, etc.)

-Test automation (unit test and system test)

Education and Experience:

Typically requires 5+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3+ years with a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent experience


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’re ready to develop cutting-edge software for a changing world, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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