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Title:  Data Center Engineer


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  33819


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

This position is for Data Center Engineer with some networking skills. You will work as part of a highly technical team of professionals who support the day-to-day management and operations of NetApp’s Critical Data Centers.
In this you will be responsible for current and ongoing data center technologies and identify new avenues of technologies that support the highly technical teams’ ability to contribute positively to department goals and objectives.

Job Requirements

The Data Center Engineer is an advanced data center position working on delivering solutions for the data center infrastructure, cabling, power management and new technical designs within our operational and engineering environment. Specific areas of responsibilities include:

  • Work with all technical towers (Compute, Network, Security & Storage) to ensure new technologies get deployed in a manner that aligns with our overall data center strategy.
  • Mastery of DC space design, power management design, cable plant design and in-depth knowledge of capacity management (Space, Power, Financial, etc.)
  • Provide on-site critical troubleshooting for LAN, WAN and Telecom systems in the event of a critical issue.
  • Work with build team engineers to plan for project hardware installations into the DC.
  • Provide local and global design and implementation for projects that support the local, regional or global technical efforts that support NetApp business and growth.
  • Work independently within a secured structured space (Data Center) both owned by NetApp and or leased by NetApp in a Co-Location Data Center
  •  “Jack-of-all-trades” with basic ability to install OS for storage and compute and perform basic network and network services configuration of those devices

Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or a Technical Trade Degree or related courses in computer science, or equivalent is required.; 5 or more years of experience in Data Centers is required with comprehensive understanding of power in an enterprise data center environment. Solid knowledge and understanding of Service Now, it’s CMDB, CI and Demand and project management modules.


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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