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Title:  Senior Software Engineer (C, C++)


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN, 560071

Requisition ID:  126300

About NetApp

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"At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization." -George Kurian, CEO

Job Summary

The Core Software team is a high-performance engineering team responsible for building the fundamental software to manage the ONTAP software product. You will work as part of a team responsible for the development, testing and debugging of distributed software that drives NetApp cloud, hybrid-cloud and on-premise solutions. This position requires an individual to be creative, team-oriented, a quick learner and driven to produce results. This is a wonderful opportunity to work on a high-powered team delivering an industry changing product within an extremely high growth sector of the tech industry. Feature rich software stack combined with ONTAP – The storage operating system of NetApp with its rich data management capabilities have tremendous value to our customers and are used in mission critical applications across the world. As part of the Research and Development function, the overall focus of the group is on competitive market and customer requirements, supportability, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. Software engineers focus on enhancements to existing products as well as new product development. This position requires an individual to be broad-thinking and systems-focused, creative, team-oriented, technologically savvy, able to lead large cross-functional teams, and driven to produce results.

Job Requirements

  • This position requires an individual to be creative, team-oriented, a quick learner and driven to produce results.
  • Testing and/or Unit Testing
  • Responsible for providing support in the development and testing activities of other engineers that involve several inter-dependencies
  • Participate in technical discussions within the team and with other groups within Business Units associated with specified projects
  • Willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department and company goals
  • A strong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and programming practices
  • System/Kernel programming experience
  • Knowledge of Filesystems
  • Experience with Networking and file/cloud protocols 
  • Excellent coding skills in C/C++
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Work collaboratively within a team environment of other engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards. Possesses sufficient technical knowledge and experience to pick up new
  • expertise quickly with guidance from a technical leader.
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Follow standard engineering principles and practices
  • Resourceful in applying creative ideas to solve problem.
  • Critical and/or high-visibility customer support


  • Responsible for non-routine and unstructured tasks, requiring creative solutions with more inter-dependencies and with processes that are less defined.
  • The individual works on complex problems with partially defined, larger scope.
  • May work with teams across the company in problem solving and design efforts.


  • Typically requires a minimum of 8-12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.

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Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. 
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  
If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us. 

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