EMC Principal Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description:


Develops software solutions for external clients based on detailed specifications from technology/systems consultants. Responsible for the design, development, testing, documentation and analysis of modules or features of new or upgraded software systems and products. Develops and/or executes implementation according to project plans and priorities. SW Engineers may develop a range of products including device drivers, patches, operating system modifications, EDI routines, etc. Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products.


  • Provides technical expertise in developing solutions to complex software engineering problems, which require frequent use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Provides work leadership to others. Interfaces with senior management to provide and obtain information and gain consensus regarding project direction.

  • Collaborates well with other engineers and other engineering groups, voluntarily shares information.

  • Offers proposed design changes/suggestions to processes and products, exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of an assignment.

  • May be accountable for overall product and/or serve as a customer advocate. May represent organization as principal customer contact.

  • Interacts cross functionally on matters that require coordination across functional/organizational lines.

  • Significant contributor to organizational goals and objectives.

  • Writes functional detailed design specs as well as responding to requirement documents and system level test plans.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives, without appreciable direction.

  • Understands and adheres to cost/delivery/quality targets established during the program design phase.

  • Works effectively with cross-functional and/or global teams, readily shares information with others.


  • Possesses strong product/technology/industry knowledge.

  • Knowledge of appropriate development languages.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • General knowledge and application of engineering concepts.

  • Communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze information and draw accurate conclusions.

  • Time management skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of job associated database/software/documentation.

  • Understanding of business environment.

  • Project management skills.

  • Ability to influence others to achieve results.

  • Presentation skills.

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Software


CTD Products

Business Unit:



US - North Carolina - Raleigh, US - California - Santa Clara