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Title:  Software Development Engineer in Test (Cloud Engineering)


Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Requisition ID:  34554

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. 


Job Summary


As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will work as part of a team responsible for building NetApp’s cutting-edge software defined storage solutions for major Cloud providers including AWS, Microsoft Azure and GCP. You will participate in activities that include designing and developing automated solutions to validate the software quality of NetApp storage applications in the Cloud. As part of the Research & Development function, the group focusses on competitive market and customer requirements, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. The software engineering team focusses on enhancements to existing products as well as new product development.


What you will do


  • A major part of your responsibility will be to participate in any and/or all phases of the product development cycle from product definition and design, through implementation and test design.
  • As part of a team, you will participate in technical discussions within the immediate group and across functions, where evaluating and executing test design and test execution plans for virtual storage products.
  • Design and develop test cases for a feature or technical area of the solution and develop automated testcases and libraries for the same.
  • Develop tools to aid automating testcases or technical investigations for research purposes.
  • Troubleshoot critical virtual platform issues and help harden test framework stability.
  • Participate as a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.
  • Responsible for unstructured tasks where the problem statements are less defined, thus requiring new perspectives, creative approaches and resolving interdependencies.
  • Operate under limited supervision and direction to drive results and set priorities independently.
  • Successfully convey information to stakeholders at many levels related to the position.
  • Work effectively with senior engineers within Business Unit


Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in test design and development, with a strong background in test automation development
  • Experience in object-oriented programming in Python, Go or Perl
  • Knowledge in virtualization and Cloud technologies
  • Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle and processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a fast-paced team environment and demonstrate initiative in driving unstructured tasks
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Hands-on experience working in GCP, AWS or Azure
  • Experience with developing test frameworks, libraries and tools is a plus
  • Working in an Agile environment is a plus
  • Working knowledge in microservices/containerization via Docker, Kubernetes is a plus




  • Requires around 3-5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree 


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.
  • 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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