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Title:  Software Product Owner


Boulder, CO, US, 80302

Requisition ID:  27754

About Us

NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud.  We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services which simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation.  Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation, and optimize their operations.

About Role

As a Product Owner in the SolidFire Central Engineering team, you will work as part of a truly innovative, fun, and growing team responsible for developing, testing, and delivering automated services and tools to enable a DevOps culture across our SolidFire Product Development organization.   

If you are dedicated to creative problem solving, learning, and getting things done, you may be just the person we’re seeking! 


What You Will Do:

  • Participate in team demo and retrospective – you will review and accept stories after team demo and participate in the Iteration Retrospective.  

  • Program Execution – you will coordinate dependencies with other POs at Program Level.  

  • Inspect and Adapt – you will define and implement improvement stories that will increase the velocity and quality of the program. You will also lead the PI system demo and represent your team.  

  • Prepare and Participate in PI Planning – you will be heavily involved in program backlog refinement and updating the team backlog accordingly. You will define stories and provide the clarifications necessary to assist the team with their story estimates.  

  • Iteration Execution – you will maintain the team backlog (stories, defects, enablers) on an ongoing basis with input from Architects, Agile Release Teams, and other stakeholders. You will also do the prep work required for Iteration Planning. You will participate in the development of story acceptance criteria, draft them when feasible, and provide examples so that you can use those to accept stories.  

  • Understand enabler work – you will need to understand the scope of the upcoming enabler work and collaborate with Architects on decision-making and sequencing of the critical technological infrastructures which will enable new business functionality.  

About You

You have: 

  • Experience with DevOps practices such as Configuration Management and CI/CD, and the tools/applications involved 

  • Ability to work on a diverse team or with a diverse range of people  

  • 3-5 years of experience as a software developer, systems administrator, build/release engineer, or similar 

  • A degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field 

You might also have: 

  • Experience with Jenkins, Git, and Artifactory, or other similar tools in enterprise build/test environment 

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, or other containerized architecture technologies 

  • Experience with Agile frameworks like SAFe 

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. 

  • Our Location:  We have a beautiful Boulder office, with amazing Flatiron views, on the vibrant downtown Pearl Street. 

  • Health Benefits:  NetApp provides comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. 

  • Financial and Savings Programs:  Whether it’s flexible spending, stock purchases, or competitive retirement plans, we work with you to capitalize on total compensation now and into the future. 

  • Work Life balance and more:  To make sure of work-life balance, we offer paid and volunteer time off, educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. 

  • Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:  We fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds of all to cultivate a higher performing organization. 

At NetApp, we take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.  Along the way, we’ve repeatedly transformed businesses and set industry standards.  Now more game-changing developments are in the pipeline.  Behind our breakthroughs is an open, collaborative culture that fuels fresh ideas.  By sharing our viewpoints, challenging our thinking, and empowering our people, we create unique and novel approaches to solving problems.  Join us and we’ll help each other do our best work! 

Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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