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Title:  Engineering Manager


Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Requisition ID:  34166
Job Summary

Job Title: Engineering Manager – Software Defined & Cloud Solutions


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

As an Engineering Manager for ONTAP Software Defined Storage Solutions, you will drive the software defined and cloud engineering programs collaborating with cross functional teams across NetApp and partner cloud providers. You will direct the activities of a software systems development function and a quality assurance function for building solutions across cloud platforms. You will have an impact on the planning, execution and delivery of parallel projects that are enabling NetApp customers embrace Hybrid Cloud and software defined solutions.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. 

A clear understanding of the product development cycle and project management.

Deep understanding of cloud technologies – Kubernetes, Docker etc and experience in AWS, Azure or GCP.  

Strong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and programming practices.

Experience in software development and delivery of large complex projects, agile development, experience with developing budgets and predicting project costs.

Demonstrated ability to manage senior and experienced engineers and managers.



This position is responsible for managing many tasks for multiple large groups, a department or departments, or a function within a country or global geographic area. The focus of this role is on creating and influencing strategy and delivering on execution. The potential impact of decisions made by this individual have significant operational or financial impact. This individual will apply in-depth knowledge to solve broad issues that are complex in scope and establish medium to long range plans.



This individual must work effectively with staff to vice president level employees and employees within and outside of their function and organization.

Utilizes people skills and available people manager tools to critically impact the growth of an individual within the company and career.

This individual must demonstrate favorable results through providing leadership to the function.

Ability to function independently in a fast-paced dynamic environment with competing priorities. 

Ability to navigate through ambiguity and drive the team towards the common goals

Influence peers and partners across teams and Business Units

Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas

Excellent verbal and written communications skills


BS/BA degree or equivalent related experience. 10+ years

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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