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Title:  Engineering Manager


Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Requisition ID:  34166

About Us 


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


  • 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 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 10+ years related experience


What You'll Love About Us:

  • Our Culture: It’s our culture and our people. If you ask anyone at NetApp why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: it’s the people.
  • Our Location: We have a beautiful Boulder office, with amazing Flatiron views, on the vibrant downtown Pearl Street.
  • Health Benefits: NetApp provides comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family.
  • Financial and Savings Programs: Whether it’s flexible spending, stock purchases, or competitive retirement plans, we work with you to capitalize on total compensation now and into the future.
  • Work Life balance and more: To make sure of work-life balance, we offer paid and volunteer time off, educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers.
  • Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: We fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds of all to cultivate a higher performing organization.


At NetApp, we take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do. Along the way, we’ve repeatedly transformed businesses and set industry standards. Now more game-changing developments are in the pipeline. Behind our breakthroughs is an open, collaborative culture that fuels fresh ideas. By sharing our viewpoints, challenging our thinking, and empowering our people, we create unique and novel approaches to solving problems. Join us, and we’ll help each other do our best work!



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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