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Title:  Senior Storage Infrastructure Architect


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709 Scottsdale, AZ, US, 85256 Little Rock, AR, US US Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066 Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089 Wichita, KS, US, 67228 US Boulder, CO, US, 80302 Vienna, VA, US, 22182 US New York, NY, US, 10017 Philadelphia, PA, US Southfield, MI, US, 48075 Columbus, OH, US, 43215 Phoenix, AZ, US Atlanta, GA, US, 30342 US Pittsford, NY, US, 14534 Tampa, FL, US US Schaumburg, IL, US, 60173 Lake Mary, FL, US, 32746 Salt Lake City, UT, US St. Louis, MO, US

Requisition ID:  46362


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

Senior Storage Infrastructure Architect needed to join a team working with a brand new NetApp Cloud technology!

In this exciting new role you will be responsible for translating the client’s business requirements into specific systems, applications or process designs for large complex technology solutions, and integrating architecture. You will utilize CCIE level routing, switching, and networking skills for multiple large enterprise data center deployments


Essential Functions:

Assess, design, implement, troubleshoot, and document hybrid cloud and data center networks, security, and related systems

Develop high-level and detailed network implementation and test plans

Contribute to responding to RFIs/RFPs

Creation and maintenance of processes, procedures, technical design, and sytem documentation

Job Requirements

10+ years of experience in the design of large enterprise networks, including expertise with Enterprise Infrastructure and Data Centers

Prior consulting experience to include strategic and tactical planning for data management and delivery systems

Ability to work collaboratively with customers and other internal organizations during potentially stressful situations while providing professional and courteous guidance

Strong technical background in storage, computer and network integration

Experience with switching and routing technologies and protocols (TCP/IP, VLAN, subnetting, VPN, EIGRP, OSFP, BGP, Spanning tree, EtherChannel, Port Security, 802.1X, MAB)

Experience with network Security, compliance, vulnerability mitigation, proxies, and firewall technologies (Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Check Point)

Experience with performance and health monitoring of network infrastructure



Typically requires a minimum of 15 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 12 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 8 years experience; or equivalent combination of relevant professional certifications (JNCIA, JNCIS, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CISSP, ITIL v3, etc.) and applicable senior level industry experience.


Ability to work with and present to customers, with strong communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines


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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