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Title:  Intern - Advanced Technology Group


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709 Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089 Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Requisition ID:  32694
Job Summary

Explore a business where nothing stands still. Where your ideas can make a difference. And where you’ll be part of a collaborative, open-minded culture while you contribute to meaningful work. Organizations count on NetApp for cutting-edge ways to store, manage, move and protect their data. Help us meet their needs as your broaden your skills, get exposure to senior leaders and jump start your career.

The Advanced Technology Group (http://atg.netapp.com) is responsible for incubating, prototyping, and evaluating new ideas within NetApp. We work directly with internal product groups to apply these ideas in the context of our existing and future products. We also sponsor university research and currently collaborate with research groups in more than a dozen universities.
ATG is seeking a diverse population of interns for our Summer 2019 Intern Program.

Our internship program is an approximately 3 month summer experience that will provide you an opportunity to gain in depth knowledge about NetApp’s business and culture as you enjoy meeting with organizational leaders during lunch, network with your fellow interns at various social events, and present your hard work to NetApp executives and management.

As an intern in ATG, you will have the opportunity to work with a mentor performing cutting-edge research while working with real storage products. Individual projects will be decided on a case-by-case basis with input from the intern.

Key areas of research:
• Capacity and archival storage systems
• Cloud computing and storage
• AI, machine learning and deep learning in cloud and storage environments
• Software reliability and quality
• Data-driven management
• Large scale distributed systems
• Applications of Storage Class Memory (SCM)
• Storage efficiency (deduplication, compression)
• Storage security

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

Essential Functions:
• Concept Research & Analysis - You will work with your mentor on project definition and design, and influence decisions and outcomes related to project direction. Master’s students may be given more well-defined design tasks on an existing project, as part of the internship
• You will socialize and gather input/feedback from other members of ATG, on your ongoing work
• Presentations: You are expected to give multiple presentations during the period of the internship (past academic work, work-in-progress talk, final results of intern project, etc.)
• Collaborate with your mentor on publishing your work internally or in an external conference. Master’s students might not be expected to publish their work, depending on the project

Job Requirements
• Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills are essential
• Experience in software design and development
• A strong understanding/experience in algorithms, data structures and complexity analysis
• Ability to develop short-range project plans and schedules for individual work
• Expertise in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Python
• A track record of publications is preferred for Ph.D. candidates

Experience in any of the following areas is a plus:
• Knowledge of operating systems concepts and implementation
• Familiarity with one or more file-system architectures. Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting them
• Practical experience in database storage engines, network protocols or highly available distributed systems
• Distributed systems


We are seeking candidates that are pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or an equivalent degree. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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