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Senior Software Engineer

Seattle, Washington

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Job ID R94281 Date posted Feb. 11, 2019

As a senior engineer, you will work within a validation development team to drive product features from initial requirements to final completion in Isilon’s OneFS product releases. Your knowledge in software quality, testing strategies, and client/server interoperability will help us create industry leading products for the Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) within Dell EMC.


  • Help build our internal product around test and software quality.

  • Define the quality strategy for a feature and identify the appropriate success metrics.

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills across multiple teams to obtain test requirements, build a detailed validation plan, and successfully execute according to an agreed upon schedule.

  • Provide high fidelity feedback to development teams for identified feature defects.

  • Build and integrate API and feature level frameworks and tests.

  • Execution of committed test plans developed by yourself or other engineers.

  • Contribute to the culture of quality throughout our broader engineering organization.

  • Share experiences and skills to aid team members in enhancing their professional skills and career.

  • Possess a strong aptitude exploring new technologies and understanding how to apply them to new product releases and in customer facing support scenarios.


  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field, and 4+ years industry experience with network protocols, UNIX/Linux systems software development, or related field.

  • Experience working on one or more product release cycles.

  • Broad understanding of software testing methodologies.

  • Ability to participate in code reviews across both feature and test code.

  • Programming in Python or C/C++.  Experience with similar languages will be considered.

  • Successful candidates may also possess any of these highly desired skills:

    • Experience with NFS, SMB, or other network file system or object protocol.

    • An understanding of the UNIX operating environment.

    • Knowledge of distributed software solutions.



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