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Dell Senior Principal Software Engineer - Austin, TX in Austin, Texas

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Competitive salary

Austin, Texas

Are you ready to drive and own the products of Dell highly successful e-commerce platform? If so, bring your talents and join the team.

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.

The Digital Commerce Experiences team is now hiring a Principal Software Engineer, to lead the development of future products offering premium, personalized Digital Commerce Experiences. It is a key piece of Dell’s strategy; it generates billions of dollars in annual revenue and here in Austin we play a key role in keeping the platform alive and growing. We are looking for candidates who have already successfully built and deployed large applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive and own the development of highly available and scalable products that provide premium customer experiences

  • Lead conversations with clients, peers and leadership and engineering teams, to plan define, build, deploy and maintain products

  • Be a subject matter expert in one or more related domains

  • Lead by example, owning the products and its outcome from its inception to retirement

  • Mentor team members helping them to grow

  • Promote and enforce best engineering practices throughout the full SDLC

  • Live and breathe innovation by delivering new products, proposing new ideas and making patent proposals

  • Communicate throughout the organization and with global teams.

Essential Requirements

  • 12+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8+ years with a Master’s degree; or 5+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years of related experience with at least 5+ years building large web applications dealing with very high volumes using Microsoft technologies

  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented programming & SOLID principles

  • Excellent communication skills to be able to work efficiently within and outside the organisation, make presentation to the leadership teams and .

  • Sound experience in working with Scrum teams

  • Engineering Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent professional experience.

Desirable Requirements

  • Large experience of the complete software stack and related technologies: C#, .NET Core and/or .NET Framework, HTML/CSS, JavaScript and JavaScript Framework…

  • Deep understanding of the twelve-factor app

  • Practical knowledge of modern source control tools and deployment strategies

  • Cloud experience on Azure, AWS or hybrid clouds

  • Knowledge of modern distributed architecture components: Redis, RabbitMQ, Kafka…

  • Additional frameworks, tools and technologies experiences: Web API, Node.js, NoSQL databases, graph database…

  • Exposure to performance optimisation

  • Awareness of Web Accessibility (WCAG / ARIA)

  • Experience working with global peers in multi-cultural international environment.

  • Some machine learning knowledge

  • Great analytical thinking, relying on data and metrics and paying attention to details

  • Exceptional organizational skills, focusing on key results

  • E-Commerce experiences


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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