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Software Engineer - Early Career - Automation

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

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Job ID R030247 Date posted Sep. 10, 2019

Software Engineer 1

Competitive salary

Hopkinton, MA

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 Software Engineering team delivers next-generation software 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.

Key Responsibilities

As a member of the PowerMax Back-End Test team within the VMAX Software organization, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Involvement in Qualification of DellEMC VMAX and PowerMax All Flash Storage Arrays.
  • Team member to create and execute automation tests for our high-end storage platform. Includes writing/debugging test cases in Python within our test frame infrastructures as well as using existing internal testing tools.
  • Test development and automation of test cases requiring constant interaction with both product developers, automation and test engineers. 
  • Identifying defects in early stages by providing debug information, thereby enabling developers to identify the root cause of the issue.
  • The candidate should exhibit ability to quickly adapt to the Qualification Test Process and learn new and complex topics.
  • Concentration will be on the BackEnd areas within the PowerMax system focusing on NVMe injections, link recovery scenarios, device recovery flows, and service scripts (replacements, upgrades, etc.)

Essential Requirements

  • Exposure to and familiarity with test automation procedures
  • Contribute to test automation activities through knowledge of coding/programming in current languages.
  • Test automation knowledge preferably in Python
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies is essential.
  • Software testing methodologies

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree and 0 - 1 years of relevant experience
  • BSEE, BSCE, or BSCS  is preferred
  • General knowledge of Enterprise Storage Software is desired


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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