Dell Power Qualification Engineer in Cork, Ireland

Hardware Engineer 2

Competitive salary

Cork, Ireland

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 over 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 Hardware Engineer on our Platform & System Quality Engineering team in Cork.

Dell’s reputation for delivering award-winning hardware is legendary and our Hardware Engineering team is at the heart of it. We design and develop analogue as well as digital hardware products – not just computer or network hardware devices but peripherals too. Recognized for our high level of technical expertise in a variety of engineering disciplines, we’re involved across the development lifecycle – from research to the building, testing and delivery of completed products. Innovators in our field, we lead the way in exploring new concepts, approaches, processes, materials and components.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to develop qualification plans right throughout the product stack i.e. FRU level to System Level.

  • Support hardware validation lab with activities including hardware set-up and validation of proper operation conditions, screening product for operational limits, drafting test reports and presenting results.

  • Work closely with design team to help identify and resolve hardware design problems,especially as they relate to overall product quality and reliability.

  • Analyze test results, pro-actively seek solutions, and drive corrective action(s) on a variety of complex component, pcb, platform and/or system issues

  • Take ownership of global projects including engagement with global cross functional stakeholders.

  • Provide timely reporting of activities and projects.

  • Influence and shape validation methodologies & processes.

  • Identify and drive validation process improvements.

Essential Requirements

  • BEng in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or a related engineering field with 2+ years experience in a validation role.

  • Experience of validating AC & DC Power applications.

  • Hands on experience with AC Power Sources, Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes &/or Protocol Analysers.

  • Strong knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python or similar) &/or OS environments (e.g. Windows, Linux).

  • Ability to write and interpret test specifications, analyze failure reports, and provide input to reliability and quality planning to identify potential problems with new and existing product designs.

  • Proven understanding of failure analysis and ability to drive corrective actions.

  • A team player with excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience working in a diverse multi cultural environment.

  • Knowledge of DellEMC Storage & Data Protection product lines.

  • Versatility to learn new areas of technology and associated validation techniques.


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’re ready to deliver the next generation of hardware, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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