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Dell Core UEFI BIOS Principal Engineer in Austin, Texas

Core UEFI BIOS Principal Engineer

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 Firmware Principal Engineer on our Client Platform Software Engineering team in Austin, TX.

What you’ll achieve

As a Firmware Principal Engineer, you will work with an experienced team of engineers to research, specify and develop Core BIOS features for next generation Client products, driving industry leading IP / feature development. You’ll apply skills and experience across the full cycle of software development (specification development and review, debug and validation) to enable features and capabilities of platforms for the Core UEFI BIOS, working closely with the silicon, and validation teams.This position is in the Client Platform Software Engineering.

You will:

  • Take ideas from concept phase through delivery, including creating high level design documents, scoping design and requirements and detailed specification creation

  • Work with a global team to develop, and deliver firmware features

  • Develop proof of concept designs and support implementation/productizing

  • Aid in the review and processing of industry standards, new partner technologies, marketing and customer requirements into actionable plans for product update\recovery features.

  • Triage issues and create/implement correction plans to remedy them

  • Create code and unit test for functionality validation

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

  • Strong knowledge of Computer Architecture

  • Strong knowledge of C/C++, Python, and other programming languages

  • Strong knowledge of operating systems; firmware; BIOS – UEFI preferable; GIT or similar source control practices; device drivers; software performance, scalability, relevant industry standards and application administration; embedded software/firmware; tools and utilities

  • Ability to code and guide others to code flexible, scalable and complex programs, using either written or verbal design specifications

  • Ability to achieve mastery of new tools, languages and operating systems with some training and on-the- job experience

  • Familiarity with several Software Lifecycle and Quality Assurance methodologies

  • Excellent debug capabilities

Desirable Requirements

  • Qualified candidates must have good software design skills and be able to produce documentation related to software design at both a high and low level.

  • Experience with Agile SW development practices

  • Candidates should enjoy working in a fast moving, team-oriented environment.

Education\Experience Requirements

  • Typically requires 8+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6+ years with a Master’s degree; or 3+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience

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: March 23, 2021

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here ( .