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Title:  Mts Sw

Location:  USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park
Requisition ID:  1287

Job Summary

From the newest ideas in cluster computing to the latest web framework, NetApp software products embrace innovation to deliver compelling solutions to our business.

As a Performance Analysis Engineer, you will work as part of a team responsible for modeling, measurement and analysis of storage systems performance. The overall focus of the Research and Development function, of which this role is a part, is on competitive market and customer requirements, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. Performance engineers focus on performance analysis and improvement for new products and features as well as enhancements to existing products and features.

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.

Essential Functions:
- Create analytical and simulation-based models to predict storage systems performance
- Evaluate design alternatives for enhanced performance, and prototype opportunities for performance enhancements
- Measure and analyze product performance to identify performance improvement opportunities
- Design, implement, execute, analyze, interpret, socialize and apply storage oriented performance measurements and their results, including the creation of tools and automation as necessary
- Work closely with development teams to drive the performance improvement agenda

Job Requirements

- Knowledge of performance analysis and modeling techniques, tools and benchmarking (highly desired, but not expected)
- Extensive knowledge and experience in computer operating systems, hardware architecture and design, data structures and standard programming practices; systems programming in C is highly desirable.
- Strong scripting skills (perl, python (primarily within JupyterHub), shell)
- Knowledge of storage and file systems highly desirable
- Exceptional presentation and interpersonal skills
- Strong influencing and leadership skills
- The ability to make accurate work estimates and develop predictable plans
- A creative and analytical approach to problem solving
- A willingness to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will positively contribute towards team, department, and company goals
- The ability and willingness to adapt to rapidly changing work environments, and create/enhance automation frameworks (generally python-based) to improve productivity in those environments

- Responsible for non-routine and unstructured tasks, requiring creative solutions with more interdependencies and with processes that are less defined
- Apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope and which require requiring in-depth evaluation

- Work effectively with staff to Vice-President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties
- Successfully convey information to stakeholders at many levels related to the position
- Work effectively with senior engineers within Business Unit
- Participate as a proactive contributor and subject matter expert on team projects
- Demonstrate favorable results through regular coaching and mentoring others


- No work experience required, but highly preferred and recommended
- A a Master Degree or a PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science; or equivalent experience is required.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

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