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Title:  Software Engineering Manager

Location: 

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

Requisition ID:  47464
Job Summary

The products developed by the NetApp Core Storage Engineering organization drive the majority of the company’s revenue.  As a software manager in this organization, you will be responsible for leading and managing a team that delivers high-quality embedded software and firmware for a wide range of NetApp’s cutting-edge storage systems and flash-based performance enhancement modules.

Essential Functions

  • Lead a team of high-performing software and firmware development engineers.
  • Lead software/firmware project teams through all phases of the product development cycle in support of NetApp’s latest storage systems and performance enhancement modules.
    • Primary areas of focus are platform software, platform firmware, and baseboard management controller development.
    • Firmware development efforts require working with internal teams as well as JDM/ODM partners on BIOS, Loader, and BMC development.
  • Work closely with other software teams as well as the hardware, shelf firmware, QA, manufacturing, and customer support teams across multiple sites and time zones to make key decisions and provide status and iterative releases.
  • Ensure the timely and high-quality releases of new functionality in ONTAP, NetApp’s data management software.
  • Provide early customer support and sustaining functions.
  • Provide coaching and career development for members of your team.
  • Be willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department, and company goals.
Job Requirements

Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • A clear understanding of the product development cycle, technical requirements, and project management.
  • A strong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures, and programming practices.
  • Experience with developing accurate short- and long-range schedules and budgets.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage professional-level employees.
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding complex technical issues.
  • Experience in embedded software and firmware development.
    • Prior development experience in storage or server space is a plus.
  • Experience working with JDM/ODM partners to deliver platforms as well as BIOS, Loader, and BMC is a plus.
  • Experience working with third-party developers and driving third-party code compliance is a plus.

 

  • Responsibility:
    • This position is responsible for managing many tasks within a large group or department.
    • The potential impact of decisions made by this individual will be mostly operational with some financial.
    • This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge to address issues that are diverse in scope and resolve problems through short-, mid-, and long-term planning.

 

Education

 

  • Responsibility:
    • This position is responsible for managing many tasks within a large group or department.
    • The potential impact of decisions made by this individual will be mostly operational with some financial.
    • This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge to address issues that are diverse in scope and resolve problems through short-, mid-, and long-term planning.

 

  • Interaction:
    • This individual must work effectively with staff- to vice president-level employees within and outside of their department and function.
    • This individual must demonstrate favorable results through providing leadership to function and to staff.

EDUCATION:

BS/BA degree or equivalent related experience. 10+ years -- plus add additional experience requirements needed if you were to fill an open requisition, i.e., knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • A Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science is required.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience as an individual contributor and 5 years as a people manager is required.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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