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Title:  Engineering Program Manager


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  27902


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 modernizing storage through data management, customers can upgrade infrastructure to bring modern data services to existing applications. Only NetApp can help organizations free the resources necessary to fund transformation by deploying the industry’s leading flash storage solution, which is highly efficient and scalable in both data center and cloud environments.

Job Summary

As a program manager in the Product Security Group, you will be responsible for executing product security projects for NetApp products. This includes working with product and program managers across the NetApp product portfolio to plan and execute security assurance testing, including FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria and DoDIN APL. Additionally, the candidate will execute security programs for secure development lifecycle.

Key Requirements

- Be a subject matter expert on FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria, DoDIN APL, FedRAMP, ISO 27000 and SOC program execution
- Work cross-functionally to develop and drive security assurance roadmaps based on sales drivers
- Provide business and use case inputs related to security assurance testing
- Maintain relationships with vendor and government agencies including NIST, NIAP and DISA
- Maintain a comprehensive view of security assurance activities including timelines, milestones, budget, resources and development deliverables.
- Identify gaps and potential risk to program execution for fast remediation
- This individual will apply domain expertise or unique technical/industry knowledge in solving problems that are unique and extremely complex given time, budget and resource constraints.
- Demonstrate leadership and vision in driving strategy decisions.


Job Requirements
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including presentation skills.
- Excellent relationship building and negotiating skills.
- Strong ability to navigate complex policy and procedures
- Experience working with government agencies
- Strong knowledge within security assurance domain including FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria, DoDIN APL, FedRAMP, ISO 27000, SOC and other security assurance requirements.
- Ability to work collaboratively with functional peers across functions.
- Understanding of waterfall, agile, devops and CI/CD models
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and complex unstructured tasks in a dynamic work environment.
- Understanding of storage technologies and competitive offerings in the marketplace strongly preferred.
- Ability to travel as required (~5-10% of time)
- Minimal supervision and direction is provided, as this individual is self-directing and can operate and drive strategic results.
- Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance and TS/SCI with Full Scope


- A minimum of 10 years of experience in product program management is required
- PMP highly desirable
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, critical projects is required.
- A breadth of experience influencing without authority in a range of software and hardware engineering areas where security needs needed to triumph over release schedules.
- Training and experience with the press and analysts related to security risks and proactive remediation and the roles of people, processes, and technology coming together
- Must possess experience in the U.S. Government, DoD, Intelligence, and Industrial Security management


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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