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Security Software Principal Engineer (C/C++)

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies

Software Engineering
Remote · Poland
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Security Software Principal Engineer (C/C++)

From applied research to advanced engineering, the Engineering Technologist team has the expertise to shape ground-breaking products, material and processes. It’s a fascinating field of work. We’re involved in assessing the competition, developing technology and product strategies and generating intellectual property. We lead technology investigations, analyze industry capabilities and recommend potential acquisitions or vendor partner opportunities. Our insights influence product architecture and definitions. And we work with colleagues across the business to ensure our products always lead the way.

This role pertains to a Security Engineer within the Backend team. The team's primary objective is to advance the backend components of Dell's Primary storage solutions. The team's sole focus revolves around designing the software framework responsible for identifying, managing, and establishing connections to drives, enclosures, and related hardware components. The system comprises various layers including hardware, firmware, and software, all of which must be safeguarded using Zero Trust approaches. This involves integrating measures like authentication, certificates, root of trust, and signing to ensure comprehensive protection.

The role involves devising and executing security strategies for advanced storage expansion in the upcoming generation, while carefully considering potential points of attack, usage scenarios, connectivity, and overall system architecture.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Principal Software Engineer on our Engineering Technologist Team in Poland.

What you’ll achieve
As a Software Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for developing sophisticated systems and software based on the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment creating software solutions.

You will:

  • Contribute to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments

  • Prepare, review, and evaluate software/storage specifications for products and systems

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading university, Master’s degree an advantage

  • 5+ years of development experience in security area, root of trust, signing, certificates, familiarity with Zero Trust an advantage

  • Proficiency with programming languages; operating systems; firmware; BIOS; device drivers; databases; system, network, and application administration; tools and utilities and the ability to learn new tools and topics if needed.

  • Ability to dive into complex designs and codebase, debug and improve complicated, scalable code and the ability to independently design, implement and debug extensions and features for an existing product

  • Fluent English and ability to communicate with global teams

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with Secure development and securing management and data traffic

  • Knowledge and experience developing solution using ZeroTrust principles

  • Experience designing and developing security solutions for complex multi agent systems with multiple layers of profiling and orchestration


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

As our Employee you will be entitled to:

  • Private medical care

  • Group life insurance

  • Global Travel Medical Insurance

  • Emergency Travel Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Allowance for remote work

  • 29 days per year to work from abroad

  • Lunch card

  • Benefit Systems vouchers or Multisport card

  • Languages’ classes

  • Discounts for Dell Products

  • Wellness Program

  • Paid Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Recognition Program

Who we are

We believe that each of us has the power to make an impact. That’s why we put our team members at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow your career with some of the best minds and most advanced tech in the industry, we’re looking for you.

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps individuals and organizations transform how they work, live and play. Join us to build a future that works for everyone because Progress Takes All of Us.

Application closing date: 8 November 2023

Dell Technologies is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.