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Title:  University Graduate Hire - Data Scientist

Location:  USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park
Requisition ID:  1529

Job Summary

Organizations count on NetApp for cutting-edge ways to store, manage, move and protect their data. And we never let them down. Continually breaking new ground is norm here. We make sure of it with an open, collaborative culture that fuels fresh thinking. Right from day one, we’ll encourage you to share your views, challenge opinions and push boundaries. And thanks to mentoring and leadership programs that help you build on your personal and professional passions, you’ll develop your skills as fast as your ideas.

The world’s data is exploding, in fact, more data has been created in the last 2 years than the previous world’s history. NetApp’s customers are looking for innovative solutions to help them manage, protect and organize their dynamic data, and NetApp is building and delivering the most sophisticated and innovative solutions for this new data driven world. Come join the team that is solving these complex and challenging problems. We need your hard work and innovative ideas in the Research Triangle Park site of NetApp, where our team is integral to the success of the NetApp Product Operations team. A team responsible for the entire life cycle of multiple hybrid cloud storage solutions. Be part of a team that identifies Industry trends, develops product architectures, build prototypes, designs and develops software, tests and develops test automation, as well as, creates solution specific collateral that is the handbook for customers to deploy and manage their complex data center and cloud deployments.

In detail, you will:
•Work with internal stakeholders to deliver high value, actionable business insights
•Work with large amounts of structured and unstructured data
•Formulate and test hypotheses to evaluate business strategies and quantify impact
•Apply complex analytical techniques
•Design and implement ML applications
•Author reports and presentations to communicate your process and results
•Assist teammates in their understanding of data science models/methodologies

Experience and Skills:
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Working knowledge of one or more database/SQL languages: Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift, etc.
•Working knowledge of one or more statistical analysis packages: R, SPSS, SAS, Numpy/Scipy, etc.
•Experience with one or more Business Intelligence and visualization tools (e.g. ggplot, Tableau, JMP, Power BI, etc.)
•Development experience in at least one programming language: Python, Java, C++, etc.
•Knowledge of Machine Learning concepts: e.g., cross-validation, regularization, boosting, bootstrapping, etc.
•Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop) is a plus
•High level understanding of systems modeling and product lifecycle is a plus
•Leadership – this role requires holistic thinking and commitment to winning together
•Optimism – able to identify opportunities to succeed in the face of challenges

We invest heavily in new talent. Your energy and fresh ideas are vital to cementing our position as a market-leader. We’ll push you beyond your comfort zone with a belief that no idea is off limits. At the same time, you’ll have all the resources, mentoring and feedback you need to grow. What’s more, whatever your role, you can be yourself in a team that celebrates individuality and welcomes different perspectives.

Job Requirements

Requirements:
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined pre-defined measurement criteria.
- Familiarity with the basic concepts of hardware and software development.
- Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and utilizing project management applications.
- Creative approach to problem solving.
- Program Management training or demonstrated experience.

Responsibility and Interaction:
Responsibility:
- The types of tasks this individual is responsible are a mix of structured and unstructured tasks. This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving routine to moderately complex problems.

Interaction:
- This individual interacts primarily with Staff to Director level employees within the function, and the technical team on assigned projects. There may be communication with employees in other functions as required.
- General direction is provided on routine work, and detailed direction is provided on new projects and assignments; as well as on-going review of activities and priorities.
The ideal candidate will be an important contributor or lead on team projects.

Education

Must have graduated within the past 18 months or will graduate in May/June 2018 with a Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or similar discipline.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.


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