iSCSI & Networking Intern
Software Engineering – iSCSI & Networking
A summer internship with the iSCSI & networking engineering development organization offers an opportunity to work directly with product development engineers on designing, developing and debugging complex storage subsystems. Duties will be focused on a defined effort with a scope that can be completed within the summer timeframe. The work is customized for each intern based on the student’s areas of interest, skills and Dell needs, with a goal of achieving a productive learning experience that also returns a lasting value to Dell.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Strong analytical, problem solving and debugging skills
• Detail-oriented with attention to product quality and usability
• C++, C, and python programming language skills preferred
• Knowledge of operating system and/or hypervisor internals preferred
• Strong understanding of hardware and software interactions
• Good interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
• Ability to operate as an individual contributor and within a team environment
• Functional/Technical Skills – Has a good understanding of the knowledge/skill area and is able to apply it with reasonable effectiveness in the position. Functions fairly independently in this knowledge/skill area, but periodically goes to others for guidance.
• Problem Solving – Efficiently and creatively solves problems that affect people within his/her group or other related groups. Looks beyond obvious solutions and experiments with different approaches to solving problems. Develops solutions for problems beyond his/her scope and escalates for confirmation of this solution or other options before acting.
• Action Orientation – Reacts with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require response or turnaround. Has a bias for action, recognizing the pitfalls of over-planning in a fast-changing, unpredictable business. Has a good sense of timing for action, understanding that too late may mean never and too early may waste resources.
• Drive for Results – defines all assignments and work problems in terms of results to be achieved. Works constantly to find the most effective way to achieve intended results. Works efficiently and diligently on the task at hand, putting in whatever time and effort is needed to do an excellent job. Quickly recognizes when progress toward results is slowing or stalling and takes immediate action to get back on track. Accepts difficult goals or assignments and gets right to work. Perseveres in drive for results even when faced with difficulties and setbacks.
• Creativity – Frequently generates new ideas and approaches to the way his/her or others’ work is done. Regularly contributes high quality thinking to the development of ideas. Challenges standard approaches and ideas to see if there is a better, more effective way.
• Dealing with Ambiguity – Effectively handles ambiguous dynamic tasks and assignments. Demonstrates ability to change direction in response to changing work situations. Doesn’t need things to be black & white. Is able to make a decision and take action when there is not enough information to predict the consequences with certainty.
• Learning on the Fly – Experiments regularly and will try anything to find solutions. Analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement. Embraces new situations and problems as learning opportunities. Is flexible and adaptable to frequent change.
How to ApplyIf interested, please apply below and include your resume and a brief cover letter (attn: Trish Gagnon) outlining your interest and qualifications. This internship starts May 22, 2017 and lasts for 11 to 14 weeks, depending on student availability. We provide an apartment to anyone who lives greater than 50 miles from the work site.
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