## IEP System Architect – Senior Principal Electrical
Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But
we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire-
challenge- and respect every one of our 100-000+ employees. We also provide
them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can`t wait for
you to discover this for yourself as a System Architect on our IEP team in
Dell is looking for a Senior Level Electrical Engineer to join the IEP
(Innovation Excellent Program) team to create new exciting PC products. Th
IEP team thrives on innovation and operates with a wide latitude of desig
freedom to implement the coolest and latest technologies into Dell|s award
winning products. The IEP team works across product lines to provide class
leading mobile PC offerings for both commercial and consumer customers. Thi
team has a passion for innovation and operates at the leading edge of the
technology frontier. The candidate for this role requires a high level of
creativity- drive- leadership- and design skills. This position requires a
multi-discipline of strengths within electrical engineering to lead designs-
drive system level decisions- and represent the team at the cross-functional
The ideal team member will have the acumen to handle both complex and
ambiguous situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously – mixing
long term projects with the urgency of immediate demands. The right individual
will be self-motivated- a strong collaborator- able to think creatively and to
work with others to find solutions- drive execution- and focus on results.
The responsibilities of this position are to establish product electrical
requirements- engineer the product to meet those requirements- and validate
that the product meets those requirements. This involves working with internal
development teams- external suppliers- and development partners to develop
innovative solutions for PCs- particularly notebooks- using leading-edge
engineering software- tools- and processes. Additional responsibilities
include ensuring the products meet design targets in areas such as quality-
feature set- cost- schedule- reliability- acoustics- regulatory- and safety.
The electrical architect will be responsible for electrical architecture-
component and system-level specifications- creating and directing schematics
and layouts- interpreting test data- and status reporting for assigned team
projects. The architect will also be responsible for driving others- including
external suppliers and development partners to deliver robust solutions.
Dell`s Engineering Mission is to meet our commitments and deliver
differentiated and disruptive products. We innovate experiences and solutions
which excite our sales teams- stun our competition- and delight our customers.
Dell provides boundless opportunities for lateral and upward mobility and
growth. Dell supports and promotes continued learnings in your career with
many tools and courses to develop and strengthen functional engineering
skills- deepen technical expertise- enhance personal effectiveness- and
strengthen leadership skills.
Architect and influence future mobile product design by providing technical expertise and engineering leadership; strong focus on the front-end design cycle
Interface with Marketing and internal teams to define product requirements and generate concepts that meet our customer needs
Provide strong technical leadership in decisions when collaborating across multiple lines of business; including industrial design- marketing- usability- quality- and reliability
Incubate- create- optimize- and convey design concepts with ECAD tools
Engage and direct design enablement with external development partners (ODMs). Duties include: create/drive solutions- identify problems- and ensure design completion to specifications
Collaborate with technology providers to identify and scope new technology innovation opportunities. Assess concepts- risks- and ensure readiness for implementation
Generate Intellectual Property to protect innovations.
Undergraduate degree and 9+ years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 7 years relevant experience
A solid understanding of security elements (EC & TPM`s) within a computer is a plus
Advanced proficiency to create and analyze functional and design specifications- create system block diagrams- as well as test plans and documentation.
Advanced knowledge of analog and digital circuit theory and principles.
Advanced understanding of relevant technologies- specifically x86 architecture- vendor products and competitor|s offerings.
Advanced ability to identify potential product weakness and be able to provide design guidance and recommendations for improvements to subsequent redesigns.
Strong aptitude to assess and optimize products by making the proper feature tradeoffs between mechanical- electrical- power- thermal- firmware- and BIOS
Must have advanced experience with ECAD and electrical simulation tools (Cadence OrCAD/Allegro/Sigrity/Power SI/Power DC- Mentor HyperLynx)- ability to create basic schematics- PCB floor planning and layouts- production schematic proposals- and convey ideas through ECAD.
Driven self-motivated individual that is willing to solve complex problems
Must possess strong communication and soft skills- both verbal and written. High degree of efficacy to navigate and relate to multiple audience levels
Ability to work independently and to thrive in a diverse- multi-function fast-paced team environment
Aptitude to assess and optimize program tradeoffs- such as cost- performance- quality- and schedule
Work experience in design and analysis of electronics enclosures. (PC- server- or equivalent product experience a plus)
Technical experience in OS integration
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.
If you can engineer innovative solutions to highly complex problems- this is
your opportunity to develop with Dell.
Requires some overseas travel to Taipei- typically a few trips per year.
Dell 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. All employment decisions at Dell are based on
business needs- job requirements and individual qualifications- without regard
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Status- sexual orientation- gender identity and/or expression- marital- civil
union or domestic partnership status- past or present military service- family
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other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we
operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of
these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.
Job Family: Engineering Job ID: R034825