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Software Principal Engineer

Company: Avacend, Inc.
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Software Principal Engineer Location: Round Rock, TX (100% remote at this time. Will eventually be requried to go onsite to the Round Rock campus 2-3 days a week in the future, TBD) Duration: 08 MonthsJob Description: Design review, development, porting, test and integration of code for new or existing components from the OpenBMC project into the management controller of PowerEdge Servers following Agile Software Development Methodology.Day to Day Responsibilities: -Attend virtual scrum meetings, twice a week -Participate in design discussions and review design documentation -Implement new Features and/or port Open Source packages written in C, C++, Shell, Python languages -Develop Unit tests for all new / ported code, to be integrated to the automated test framework using Python language -Fix defects reported by an independent test teamTools: -Linux editors, bitbake, make/autotools, git, Jenkins for development/continuous integration -Robot for automated tests -Jira for User Stories and defects trackingRequirements: -BS Computer Science, Electric Engineer, Software Engineering, or equivalent -3+ Years of experience in Firmware/Computer/Software Engineering, and programming -Linux application development , C/C++, Shell, Python languages -Experience with Embedded firmware development, Yocto, OpenEmdedded, or OpenBMC projects is desired -Knowledge of hardware interfaces (Serial, Ethernet, I2C, USB) is desiredACCOUNTABILITIES Provides full design, planning, configuration, documentation, deployment and top-level support ownership of storage infrastructure technologies. Identifies design requirements and makes recommendations for capacity planning, performance optimization and future direction. Designs storage solutions per business requirements. This includes performing storage workload modeling for sizing, optimization and troubleshooting. Researches and compares system/OS features and works with vendors on system sizing for specific applications. Understands storage virtualization, data rationalization, workload automation, storage provisioning, Disaster Recovery and SAN Fabric management. Troubleshoots storage-related reliability, availability, and performance issues. Collaborates on and implements architecture recommendations to application integration, system administration, problem management, preventive maintenance, performance tuning. Identifies and eliminates performance bottlenecks and makes performance-related recommendations (hardware, software, configuration). Leads or participates in the software development lifecycle, which includes research, new development, modification, security, correction of errors, reuse, re-engineering and maintenance of software products. Manages or utilizes software that is built and implemented as a product, using best-in-class development process/lifecycle management (ex: Agile, Waterfall). Gathers business requirements and participates in product definition and feature prioritization, including customer usability studies. Performs competitive analysis for features at a product level scope. Leads the testing and fixing of new or enhanced products. Creates technical documentation of software products/solutions. Assists with the development and review of end user and technical end user documentation. Drives idea generation for new software products, or for the next version of an existing product. Protects Intellectual property by working appropriate legal elements (ex: procurement, patents, open source). Responsible for the delivery of products within budget, schedule and quality guidelines. Works with the team to develop, maintain, and communicate current development schedules, timelines and development status. Makes changes to system software to correct errors in the original implementation and creates extensions to existing programs to add new features or performance improvements. Designs and develops major functional or performance enhancements for existing products, or produces new software products or tools. Reviews requirements, specifications and designs to assure product quality; develops and implements plans and tests for product quality or performance assurance. RESPONSIBILITIES Contributes to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments Prepares, reviews and analyzes software/storage specifications for products and systems Contributes to the development, review, analysis and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems Contributes to the development, test and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams Provides the review, analysis and closed-loop corrective action for issues contributing to software/storage defects and business process problems Designs and implements software lifecycle and quality assurance methods for projects and products Presents accurate project status to senior leadership, at both a summary and detailed level Prepares technical documents used internally and externally to provide both summary and detailed technical information other teams require to complete projects and tasks

Keywords: Avacend, Inc., Round Rock , Software Principal Engineer, Other , Round Rock, Texas

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