Title:  Mgr, Software Engineer


San Jose, CA, US, 95128

Requisition ID:  114483

About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

"At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization." -George Kurian, CEO

Job Summary

NetApp is developing new portfolio of cloud-led, data-centric storage platforms and services to help the world’s leading organizations harness their data in new and interesting ways. NetApp is bringing its industry leading, enterprise class data storage technologies into the world’s biggest public clouds and the simplicity & flexibility of cloud into customer data centers.
In support of that mission, we are rapidly growing our Cloud File and Object Services team. The team is responsible for cutting-edge technologies that enable NetApp’s Data Management capabilities. These technologies are designed for container-based (Kubernetes) & virtualized/traditional architectures and also integrated with cloud storage capabilities of leading cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP).

As the manager of the team you will:

  • Lead a team of high performing software development and test engineers
  • Contribute expertise to software architecture and design of distributed system features
  • Facilitate product design, implementation and support, including getting hands-on as needed
  • Provide coaching and career development for members of your team
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and high-quality release of modules in ONTAP
  • Work closely with product management and customers to build the best product
  • Take responsibility for results including costs, methods and staffing

Job Requirements

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential, Clear understanding of the product development cycle and project management
  • Experience with developing budgets and predicting project costs, Demonstrated ability to manage professional level employees
  • Ability to understand and apply new technologies
  • Experience in hands-on systems software development
  • Experience with the systems engineering domain requiring concepts such as computer architecture, operating systems, file systems, networking, algorithms & data structures
  • Experience in managing software development projects with C/C++ in LINUX/UNIX environments
  • Experience with software development in a Kubernetes environments is a plus
  • Experience with storage technologies or cloud technologies is a plus


BS in CS, CE or a related field required with a minimum of 8 years of related experience of which at least 3 years of experience as a people manager is required.

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Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. 
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer 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. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  
If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us. 

U.S. Residents Only: In accordance with NetApp’s Policy, all U.S. employees of NetApp must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they work at a Company location or remotely. If there is a reason preventing you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, you must request and be approved for one of the legally acceptable exemptions and reasonable accommodation must be established.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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