Title:  Software Engineer - Java SaaS Cloud


Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Requisition ID:  69581

Job Summary

Want to change how the world interacts with data? Have you cut your teeth building enterprise SaaS cloud solutions at scale? Do you know the trade-offs between open source cloud technologies such as Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Kubernetes, Swarm, etc. and when and why to use them? Are you passionate about delivering elegant solutions to complex problems to the largest enterprises on a global scale? Do you want to work with others who are out to change the way people interpret data? Do you want to join innovating, fast growing, highly profitable business?


NetApp Cloud Group Cloud Insights and OnCommand Insight (OCI) team is looking for a backend engineer with SaaS/Cloud experience to join the team and help us design and build a global SaaS management solution used by largest enterprises and organizations in the world to simplify their interaction with the machine generated data across their complex data centers, private and public clouds. At NetApp you will solve the problems of visualizing and interacting with massive amount of data to deliver intelligent operational management, data analytics, and business insights. The ideal candidate has worked “in the trenches” on a major SaaS offering and has the experience and knowledge needed to avoid common design and implementation pitfalls. Strong expertise in Java and relevant cloud technologies is a requirement.



  • Assist in design and implement code for product running as a full SaaS solution in public cloud environments.
  • Participate in full software development lifecycle including design, coding, code reviews, unit test development, bug fixing, etc.
  • Assist in reviewing and provide guidance on selecting key open source Cloud technology choices and make recommendations on integration paths into product architecture.
  • Assist in defining key operational requirements for SaaS solution, including deployment, monitoring, development methodologies, etc.

Job Requirements

  • Working hands-on experience building SaaS products.
  • Advanced level Java experience.
  • Knowledge of building compelling backend application frameworks and Java Web Applications in Client-Server and/or Service-Oriented/Microservices environments.
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes and related tooling highly desirable. 
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL.
  • Familiarity of NoSQL systems and working with Big Data, such as Elasticsearch, Cassandra, etc.
  • Experience developing web services, messaging layer using REST, XML, WSDL, etc.
  • Advanced level experience in a variety of other open source, cloud technologies and platforms. Examples include, but may not be limited to: Hadoop MapReduce, Spark, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Flink, AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (JUnit, Integration testing, etc.)
  • Developer level Linux platform experience.
  • Strong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and standard programming practices.
  • Creative and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.


Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 1 year and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.


Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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