Title:  NetApp Emerging Talent - Hardware Engineer


Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066 Wichita, KS, US, 67228

Requisition ID:  79262

About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

Job Summary

NetApp is a Fortune 500 company that believes in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations. We are designed for simplicity, focused on data protection, and open to enriching customer solutions for on premise and/or cloud environments.  We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business. We bring enterprise-grade data services customers rely on into the cloud, and the simple flexibility of cloud into the data center. And we do it with industry-leading solutions that work across diverse environments and the world’s biggest hyper-scale cloud providers.    


At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive workforce with a culture of belonging that enables our employees to bring their whole selves to do their life’s best work.    

Who do we look for?   

Are you a continuous learner who wants to join an empowered team of forward-thinking, smart, dedicated technologists that approaches every problem with fresh eyes? If you answered yes, you may be who NetApp is looking for!  

We recognize that not everyone fits neatly into any checklist, but below are some of the skills and experience we think will help make you successful in this role.  If you don’t match everything on this list, but are excited about the opportunity and think you could contribute, we’d love to hear from you.

Job Requirements

  • Applicable coursework and knowledge: Computer Architecture, Data Communications Networks and Protocols, DigitalDesign, Embedded Systems.
  • Fundamental skills to perform independent research and hardware development/test functions on custom hardwareplatforms and associated components including CPU, chipset, memory, network and storage devices, flashcomponents, PCI-Express cards, and smart batteries.
  • Job may require fundamental skills in programming, scripting, and automation.
  • Great communication, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger development team.
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies.
  • Hardware lab and test equipment experience, as well as linux and firmware development experience is a plus.


This is an entry level position typically having 0 – 3 years of relevant industry experience. 

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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