Senior Test Engineer

Senior Test Engineer (Server Storage Engineering) 
Job ID: (DTJP00009883)
Duration: 9 months contract to start with
Location: Round Rock, TX 78682
Job Description:
The position is for a Senior Test Engineer to work in the Server Storage backplane FW engineering team. The Server Storage engineering team develops emerging server storage solutions spanning multiple implementations, including Hardware RAID solutions, Software RAID, and PCIe SSD products within DellEMC’s Server and Infrastructure Systems organization. The Server Storage organization is closely tied to other development organizations, including the server and storage enclosure platform teams, operating system teams, systems management and mechanical teams. The Senior Test Engineer is responsible for working on special assignments and prototype projects that are moderately complex in nature, where good judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. They will work from developed test plans and also written or verbal instructions. They will work in a team environment, but will often execute their tasks independently. In addition, they will independently construct, troubleshoot, and test prototype assemblies as well as assist engineers in test phase of prototype systems. Responsibilities will be to test early development level solution components and triage issues found during test. The ideal candidate will also have Python coding experience to assist with creating test automation scripts. 
Principal Accountabilities:
*Perform design verification and characterization on Dell’s server storage products. *Troubleshoot and repair systems to the component level. *Set up, configure, and test prototype systems and software. *Perform specified test plans. *Code test automation scripts using Python. *Perform functional tests and analyze newly developed systems to ensure operation and reliability. *Assemble and disassemble prototype systems as necessary. *Assist other technicians in completing assigned tasks. *Able to work on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. Develops and documents test plans and test cases for newly developed or current hardware and solutions products Develops test tools and automation for in use testing Directs a test team during test execution, and reports results to development engineers and leadership Creates test plans that include resource requirements, schedule assumptions and scope based on inputs from the Development and Marketing Provides the Engineering Manager with a High Level Test Strategy.
*Experience with server storage technology, including PCIe, SAS and RAID is preferred. 
*Must have a solid understanding of hardware and software interactions and be able to apply this understanding to resolve issues. 
*Detail-oriented with attention to product quality. 
*Strong verbal and written communication. 
*Ability to manage multiple programs and/or areas simultaneously. 
*Strong problem solving and analysis skills. 
*Ability in organizing and managing multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines. 
*Able to easily achieve mastery of new tools, languages and operating systems. 
*Ability to work under date-driven schedules. 
*Proficient in reading and understanding technical data sheets and specifications. 
*Must be physically able to lift servers to assist in racking server and storage equipment.

Thanks and Regards,
Imran (EMU) Shikalgar
APN Software Services, Inc
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-402-4704 Fax 510-623-5055 (Google Hangouts)

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