Title:  Principal Data Scientist


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN, 560071

Requisition ID:  67725

Job Summary

At NetApp, we believe our enduring purpose is to help our customer change the world with data. As the leading provider of data management systems, software and services, on-premises and across all major public clouds. Our unified solution set stitches together the world of data in to a simple to manage and operate data fabric. It should come as no surprise that we are data-driven ourselves and use analytical insights to accelerate our customer success by enabling them to make decisions on infrastructure that powers their enterprises.


Hybrid Cloud Engineering is where innovation is centered at NetApp. NetApp® ONTAP® is the industry-leading data management software platform. ONTAP gives NetApp customers a common set of features across deployment architectures, on-premises, across every major public cloud, to simplifies operations so they can focus on strategic business priorities. Data is in our DNA, and we use data to allow our customers to seamlessly provision, use, protect, secure their data where they need it — within or between storage clusters, or to the cloud—wherever it is most useful. ONTAP is the foundation for a Data Fabric that gives you flexibility, choice, and control across your storage environment. Did we say, its all data-driven?


And you just won the lottery, because we are searching for a strategic and inquisitive Principal Data Scientist to develop and lead data analysis, experimentation, and modeling projects across our suite of storage and data management products. This is a hands-on role where the analysis, visualization, and insights you uncover will show up in the products and services we deliver to our customers.

Job Requirements

Formulate, propose, and lead data-driven projects to inform customers’ usage of NetApp computer storage systems.
Coach and lead a team of other data scientists, engineers, and other stakeholders.
Select and employ advanced statistical procedures, ML models, to provide endusers actionable insights.
Develop data requirements to meet specific customer use cases. Collaborate to develop analytics pipelines in production systems around continuous integration and learning.
Propose suitable technology stacks for projects to be deployed across cloud platforms and on-premise infrastructure.
Share complex ideas via technical reports  and verbally, visually in a manner understandable to non-technical stakeholders.
Advance and advocate data analytics approaches with senior management and executives.



Advanced degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or similar.
5+ years of experience in data analysis and generating business insights.
Competent in machine learning principles and techniques and history of devising and overseeing data-centered projects.
Solid data management and statistical modeling skills: R, Python (SciPy, NumPy, scimitar-learn).
Experience in Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, Presto, Cassandra, Kafka and NoSQL databases.
Data analysis, reporting, visualization expertise and experience with tools such as Tableau, Alteryx, Python and R at scale.
Outstanding communications skills, with the ability to relay insights in layman's terms, such that these can be used to inform business decisions.
Domain experience in Storage, Filesystems, hybrid cloud environments is a plus.


- A minimum of 10+ years of experience is required.  10 to 18 years of experience is preferred. 
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Master Degree, or a PhD; or equivalent experience is required.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks.

What you’ll love about us:
●    Our Culture: It’s our culture and our people. If you ask anyone at NetApp why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: it’s the people. 
●    Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: We fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global teams with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds of all to cultivate a higher performing organization.
●    NetApp is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds, including people with disabilities, to apply for open positions at NetApp.

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