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Title:  Senior Data Systems Engineer


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  44641


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.

Job Summary

You will be part of Enterprise Data & Analytics team responsible for supporting all the mission critical systems/services to ensure high Availability and Reliability at Scale.  Data Systems Engineer will work closely with key stakeholders both IT and Business to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions.  The individual must have an in-depth understanding of the Data platforms, and business environment and an interest in going beyond the obvious, aptitude for new tools/technologies, and obsession for customer success. Design, build and use the various tools that would help in managing, scaling and monitoring the cutting-edge technology. You must be able to triage complex technical issues in collaboration with various teams

Primary Job Duties:

  • Ensure the highest level of uptime and Quality of Service to NetApp customers through operational excellence in Data Analytics landscape
  • Identify areas to improve service resiliency
  • Develop tools and framework to improve operational efficiency and automation
  • Design, prototype, implement, test and troubleshoot deployment strategies
  • Provide support for Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions and platforms
  • Participate in design, architecture review and deployment of Data Warehouse data models and solutions.
Job Requirements
  • Experience with Enterprise level Data Analytics Platforms including Data warehouse and Business Intelligence systems
  • In-depth knowledge of System platforms, and operating systems including Linux & Windows
  • Passionate about solving interesting problems for customers – ready to explore new grounds in technology and user experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Display a readiness to walk “unchartered” territory with a deep sense of curiosity, appetite for risk and perseverance to solve problems.
  • Experience in one (and preferably more) of the following languages: Java, Python, Shell, Go or Ruby
  • Exposure to Big Data Analytics (data and technologies), Data Sciences, predictive analytics, modelling, machine learning, in-memory applications
  • Exposure to On Premise and cloud deployments - AWS, Google, Azure
  • Strong Platform experience in RDBMS Databases – Hana, Oracle, Incorta
  • Strong experience in Data Analytics application stack - ETL and Reporting tools
  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree or Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Business related field is required
  • 5+ years of relevant experience


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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