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Title:  Software Engineer


San Jose, CA, US, 95128

Requisition ID:  126090

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 an intelligent data infrastructure company that provides unified data storage, integrated data services, and cloud operations solutions to enterprise customers. We help organizations unlock the best of cloud technology. 


About Role & Responsibilities

As a technical member of the Core Software and Data Management team, you will work as part of the team responsible for ONTAP WAFL File System. As part of the Research and Development function, the overall focus of the group is on the competitive market and customer requirements, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. This position requires an individual who is creative, self-motivated, team-oriented, technology savvy, and driven to produce results for the NetApp business.


Essential Functions

  • Apply current software engineering skills and use up-to-date technologies to contribute to team deliverables
  • Contributions to Design, Coding, Debug & Test, Performance analysis & improvement tasks
  • Contributions to technical discussions within the immediate team and across functions
  • Be a technical resource to other engineers and across functions
  • Willingness to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department and company goals

Job Requirements

  • Experience with development with C/C++ in LINUX/UNIX environments. System and Kernel programming.
  • Good working knowledge of operating system fundamentals, Unix/Linux  kernel, memory allocation, scheduling, file systems, kernel debugging, and multithreading.
  • Proficient with algorithms & data structures
  • Experience with applying standard software engineering practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other engineers
  • Knowledge of storage or cloud technologies is a plus
  • Strong oral & written communication skills are a plus


•    Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of related industry experience.
•    A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Master Degree or a PhD; or equivalent experience is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

NetApp is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination based on age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, and any other protected classification. 

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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. 


USA and Canada Residents Only:

The base salary hiring wage range for this position which the Company reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position in the specified geographic areas or locations, is $112,230 - $157,740. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors relevant to the position and candidate such as geographical location, candidate qualifications, certifications, relevant job-related work experience, education, skillset and other relevant business and organizational factors, consistent with applicable law.  In addition, the position may include some of the following comprehensive benefits such Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid Time off (PTO), sick time, leave of absence as per the FMLA and other relevant leave laws, Company bonus/commission, employee stock purchase plan, and/or restricted stocks (RSU’s).

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

Job Segment: Test Engineer, Software Engineer, Cloud, R&D Engineer, Testing, Engineering, Technology

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