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Software Senior Principal Engineer

Cairo, Egypt

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Job ID R045661 Date posted Nov. 13, 2019

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. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Software Senior Principle Engineer on our Live Optics team in Cairo.

Dell EMC Live Optics™ is the next generation of IT workload profiling created to allow a modern method  of collecting, visualizing, and sharing performance and design characteristics for IT environments. Currently Live Optics is utilized in 170 countries by IT Professionals as well as employees and partners of the entire Dell Technologies family of companies. Our software is ground zero for creating a digital experience between vendors and their customers in the marketplace. Live Optics is a blend of big data, social media, and hard core analytics. Live Optics is also one of the world’s largest databases of datacenter workload performance needs.

The Dell EMC Live Optics team is experiencing growth and is rapidly expanding in Cairo. Each member of Live Optics is encouraged to express their creativity for problem solving and contribute to both technique and features of the product. A true opportunity for your ideas to come alive and be globally utilized is at your fingertips. Do you have a passion to work with cutting edge cloud technologies? Do you have a desire to influence evolving cloud initiatives? The Live Optics team is looking for an exceptional, highly motivated and ambitious team player to build and deliver a best of breed software stack to our customers.

Essential Requirements

  • 12+ years of experience in designing, developing large scale software systems.
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs.
  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures.

Desirable Requirements

  • Familiar with Agile, DevOps (CI/CD), TDD, Microservices and test automation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure stack (i.e. Service Fabric, Blob, etc.)
  • Experience in object-oriented programming languages such as C#/Java/Go/C++.
  • Experience in frontend development frameworks (e.g. React).

About the job
You will take technical ownership of high-level feature requests, and coordinate with the US, Irish, and Egyptian engineering teams. Core responsibilities include:

  • Coding solutions to a high level of testability and maintainability.
  • Contributing to architecture and design with the Live Optics architecture team.
  • Supporting and mentoring junior software engineers.
  • Communication with management on progress, milestones, delays and risks.

About the team

Our team values the continuous personal development of each one and sharing knowledge between us. We built a technical development framework based on roadmaps in multiple technical areas, that results in a bi-weekly technical session in different topics. If you join you can be part of many initiatives like a weekly technology forum, an ongoing technical book club and video club. We are also starting our competitive programming club.


Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

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