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Performance Test Engineer in Austin, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job #:  921907

If interested please contact North Angle at and include a copy of your most up to date resume.


Title: Performance Test Engineer

Company: Dell

Duration: 6 months with strong possibility to extend/go permanent 

Pay rate: Negotiable

Location: Round Rock, Texas


Description: This position is looking for an experienced Performance Engineer with a strong background in Deep Learning, Machine Learning, GPUs and IPUs. This role will be in a computer lab environment with a primary focus on the validation of New Dell ESI Product Technologies. 

Must Haves:

  • Strong Understanding of Deep Learning, Machine Learning, GPUs and IPUs.
  • Strong experience analyzing requirements, functional specifications, design specifications and other technical documentation and using that to develop test strategies and plans.
  • Experience with installing, debugging, and executing open source software frameworks in a Linux environment.
  • Ability to develop Linux / BASH shell scripts, Perl and Python packages to support testing and deployment activities in different environments.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience with FPGA and/or CPLD architecture, coding and related system architectural design and implementation a plus?
  • Understanding of Server/Storage products, including devices and technologies such as Server BIOS and BMC, Dell iDRAC, PCIe Switches, NVMe and SAS/SATA drives, GPGPUs, PDUs, Serial Switches, etc., and deployment / management tools and capabilities. DMTF’s Redfish knowledge a plus
  • Have good understanding of Linux and Windows environments and applicability of solutions based on Linux and Windows environment on top of enterprise class dense and traditional server platforms.
  • Strong experience in testing embedded server control and management systems.

Day to Day:

  • Performing Validation of New Dell ESI Product Technologies.
  • Work with the development teams to triage and root cause firmware issue
  • Working understanding of PCIe topologies and system impacts of PCIe device interaction.
  • Working knowledge of the following standards: SAS/SATA, PCIe, DDR3/4, I2C, NCSI, Ethernet
  • Strong ability to identify potential product weakness and be able to provide design guidance and recommendations for improvements to subsequent redesigns
  • Working independently under aggressive timelines.









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