Senior Principal Engineer - Embedded Controller

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Senior Principal Engineer - Embedded Controller

State-of-the-art products demand state-of-the-art firmware, and that’s the role of our Firmware Engineering team. We lead and deliver the analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting or modification of software for firmware applications. Our team oversees programming activities involving analog and digital hardware as well as software operating systems. We also influence product development at all stages. In short, we use the latest technology to modify existing solutions, in addition to developing innovative new software and firmware solutions

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Senior Principal Engineer on our Embedded Controller team in Austin, Tx.

What you’ll achieve
As a Senior Principal Engineer with the Embedded Controller team, you will be responsible for designing and implementing firmware on the embedded controller.  You will work with architects, external vendors, partners, ODMs, and other internal groups to deliver best in class solutions.
You will:

  • Design and implement firmware on embedded controller (MIPS/ARC/ARM core) processors in a single threaded/interrupt driven and in real time OS environment.
  • Implement solutions using C programming/assembly and conduct design/code reviews.
  • Work on all aspects of software development life cycle (using specifications to assist in design documentation, code development, debugging, validation)
  • Work with system and software architects on feature definitions, requirements, and behavior specifications.
  • Work with both internal groups and external vendors/partners/ODMs, define interface/protocol specifications.
  • Debug complex system software issues using analyzers and other hardware debug tools
  • Communicate and coordinate activities across local/remote, internal/external sites.
  • Provide technical advisement and direction to the team and other impacted stakeholders
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to less experienced developers

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • BSEE, BSCE, BSCS or related degree plus 8+ years of current embedded software development experience
  • PC architecture and windows operating systems, embedded controller development with both single threaded/interrupt driven and real time OS.
  • C programming, Assembly experience, Compilers, assemblers, debuggers.
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematic diagrams
  • Familiar with latest technology (wireless charging, type C) and various HW bus interface (SMBUS, LPC, I2C, PS2, etc)
  • UEFI BIOS development a plus

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). This includes process integration to manage SDL activities within the product architecture, development and production phases.
  • Familiarity with RTOS
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies, as well as with using the Atlassian suite of tools (BitBucket, Bamboo, Jira, and Confluence)

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

Application closing date: 2 August 2021

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Senior Principal Engineer - Embedded Controller
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