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Title:  Executive Assistant to SVP & GM Cloud Data Service BU


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  47365


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

As an Executive Assistant, you provide senior-level, administrative support to the SVP/GM of Cloud Data Services (CDS). This position provides a wide variety of services across and for the team, which may include project management, research, data analysis tasks, communications, schedule and travel management, preparation of reports, and coordination between departments and outside parties. 

To be successful you will have: strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with all level staff, use good discretion and judgment to manage highly sensitive and confidential situations; utilize analytical abilities to gather, organize, summarize and report information; and apply a keen sense of detail in reviewing and creating communications and presentations.  

Essential Functions:

·Represent the SVP/GM, to collaborate closely with other Executives and Executive assistants on projects of a highly confidential nature related to the CDS business: annual planning, employee information, legal matters and company information.

·Prepare, design and draft general communications and correspondences: memos, PowerPoint charts, Excel tables, graphs, and business plan drafts. Proofread written content for spelling, grammar, and layout, making appropriate changes.

·Coordinate with SVP staff and prepare professional materials for internal and external use.  

·Review, inspect, validate and oversee complex global travel plans and compile documents for travel-related meetings and itineraries.

·Act as the project and logistics lead for various internal events, offsites, and global department meetings.

·Aid the SVP and staff with supporting and leading programs, events, meetings or conferences by arranging facilities, meeting rooms, caterers, invitations, presenters, and event budgets, may include external meetings such as customer briefings, supplier gatherings, internal conferences, and other speaking events (some maybe travel required).

·Proactively review schedules to identify and resolve potential conflicts in advance of occurrence.

·Effectively liase, communicate and collaborate with other executive administrative staff to appropriately plan meetings and drive intended success for the team and event.

·Screen incoming calls to the SVP/GM and respond independently when possible.

-Schedule calls and meetings as necessary for the SVP and CDS Senior Staff .

Job Requirements

Strong written and verbal communication skills; comfort with public speaking

·Ability to work with employees of all levels within and outside the company, such as other NetApp senior leaders, customers, vendors, and visitors.

·Strict attention to detail in all areas of planning; composing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

·Expertise with general office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment.

·Excellent Microsoft/Apple Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

·Superior skills creating executive-level PowerPoint presentations. Including the ability to build slides, review content, leverage data and utilize graphics to enhance presentations.

·Ability to maintain confidentiality.


15+ years of relevant experience, high-tech; executive-level administrative support

A bachelor’s degree is preferred.


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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