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Title:  Cloud Data Native, Senior Software Engineer


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  34472


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


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.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.


By harnessing the power of hybrid cloud data services, customers gain the freedom of choice to securely manage and move data – anywhere, on any cloud. Only NetApp can help organizations deliver data-rich customer experiences when they rapidly test and deploy new applications that easily use data and services regardless of where they reside or in what form.

Job Summary

Are you passionate about data? Do you want to help people realize its full potential in a brave new multi-cloud native world?

NetApp is looking for a talented Software Engineer that thrives at the system level as part of a high-performance team tasked with finding creative solutions to the most profound data challenges customers face. Wielding cutting-edge technologies, you will help create new products and services that bring NetApp’s data fabric to every application, anywhere.

You are primarily responsible for the architecture, design, development, delivery, and support of everything that we bring to market. No problem is beneath you, and you are always willing to learn and take on new challenges.

As a technical lead you will mentor other engineers and collaborate closely with other teams and functions across the company and upstream in open source communities as well. You have an established track record of designing and delivering large, complex systems with minimal supervision.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 12 + years of experience
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills, and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Broad experience a plus

You'll also have extensive experience with:

  • Programming in Go (or other system-level languages)
  • Programming in Python (or other high-level language)
  • Container based technologies, especially Kubernetes
  • Linux or other Unix-like Operating Systems
  • Databases and storage systems with advanced data management capabilities
  • REST API design and implementation
  • CI build systems or automated testing



B.Sc. degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

Requires 12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years experience; or equivalent experience.

PLEASE NOTE: We do both reference checks, and education verification before employment



So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time 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 and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do.



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