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Principal Software Engineer - Platform Development

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Are you looking for a unique, truly innovative role? What if it could be with one of the most impactful IT companies in the world? Then we have the right opportunitywe are looking for a Principal Software Engineer/Platform Development and you will be responsible for design, development, troubleshooting and debugging of the latest Platform and Software Defined Storage products of HPE. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of our R&D team and work in areas of storage, operating systems, filesystems, and networking. You will evaluate, design, and define coding, programming, and integration activities based on objectives and established project guidelines, collaborating with product management to understand and finalize requirements. If you have a track record in and a passion for software engineering, want to be part of a business that is growingwith great opportunities, and are ready for your next role, then please apply today.


  • Investigate, design, and develop enhancements for our Linux-based kernel, Nimble Operating System (NimbleOS).
  • Design and development of software, typically as libraries, that interfaces the data path with the kernel and with hardware devices for reliable I/O of data to/from the network, NVRAM, and storage devices
  • Design and develop thorough and effective unit and fault injection test cases for Nimble OS.
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies and innovations for alignment with our roadmap and business objectives.
  • Review and evaluate designs and implementations for compliance with development guidelines and standards and provide constructive feedback to improve product quality and mitigate failure risk.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with our QA, Support, and additional Development teams across geographical locations, to drive product and process improvements.
  • Leverage recognized domain expertise, business acumen, and experience to influence decisions of executive business leadership, outsourced development partners, and industry standards groups.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less-experienced staff members to set an example of software systems design and development innovation and excellence.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of SW Engineering experience and 3+ years Storage Industry experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with Operating System development and debugging, preferably with Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Familiarity with multi-threaded and distributed software with network protocols and debugging complex system environments
  • Experience writing and debugging Linux Kernel I/O Stack code (SCSI layer, Block Layer, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication skills: mastery in English.
  • Extensive knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience and understanding of PCIe, NVMe, and NVMe-oFand firmware (BIOS, Expander FW, NVDIMM, SAS-HBA) is desired.
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at business unit and executive levels.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction in an open & fast-pace environment and take on a variety of roles, as needed.


Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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