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Dell Principal Solid Drive Firmware Engineer in Shanghai, China

Principal Software Engineer

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation application enhancements and new products for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and develop software for platforms, peripherals, applications and diagnostics — all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and the collaboration of internal and external partners.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal SSD (Solid Slate Drive) Firmware Engineer, you will develop firmware that controls the functioning of high performance, enterprise grade, purpose built SSDs. You will be collaborating with cross-functional teams like media characterization, hardware engineering, firmware test engineering, failure analysis, QA (Quality Assurance) and manufacturing to get the product released in a timely manner.

You will:

  • Design and develop firmware for SSD product.

  • Design and develop manufacturing diagnostics tool for SSD product.

  • Debug, optimize, and validate SSD firmware on embedded multi-core architectures.

  • Support FW qualification and adopting of SSD storage products, resolve issue, optimization and provide solution or workarounds.

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

  • Extensive C programming experience in embedded system development

  • Knowledge in embedded systems and hands-on experiences in developing micro-controller firmware

  • Solid knowledge of hardware protocols like CPU, MEMORY, PCIe,I2C,SPI,NAND OR software components like bootloader, driver and so on

  • Strong communication skills, oral and written English; be able to work efficiently in a global team

Desirable Requirements

  • BS, MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or relevant field

  • Experience of SSD firmware in any of frontend, FTL (Flash Translation Layer), backend is a strong plus.

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: 15 March 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 ( .