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Title:  Member of Technical Staff

Requisition ID:  3923

Job Summary

Organizations count on NetApp for cutting-edge ways to store, manage, move and protect their data. And we never let them down. Continually breaking new ground is norm here. We make sure of it with an open, collaborative culture that fuels fresh thinking. Right from day one, we’ll encourage you to share your views, challenge opinions and push boundaries. And thanks to mentoring and leadership programs that help you build on your personal and professional passions, you’ll develop your skills as fast as your ideas.

Hardware Development Engineer: Mechanical Engineer in product development/design of electronics products used in Data Center.  Evaluates reliability of materials, properties and techniques used in production; plans, designs and develops electronic parts, components, integrated circuitry, mechanical systems, equipment and packaging, optical systems and/or DSP systems.

We invest heavily in new talent. Your energy and fresh ideas are vital to cementing our position as a market-leader. We’ll push you beyond your comfort zone with a belief that no idea is off limits. At the same time, you’ll have all the resources, mentoring and feedback you need to grow. What’s more, whatever your role, you can be yourself in a team that celebrates individuality and welcomes different perspectives.

Job Requirements

- Looking for a mechanical engineer who has development/design skills for electronics products.  

- Skills/experiences in 3D CAD design, shock&vibration tests, temperature/humidity/altitude tests are essential.  

- Knowledges in materials (metals, plastics) and manufacturing processes (sheet metal, die casting, injection molding) are important. 

- Hands-on experiences with mechanical prototyping.   Skills/experiences in electronics cooling, product structures (Bill of Materials) are important. Having basic knowledge of computer server and data storage technologies is a plus.   Experiences in mechanical design documentation (2D drawing drafting) and Product Life Cycle tools is a plus.     The position will help an entry level mechanical engineer add skills and experiences.

- Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. - Familiarity with basic concepts of design engineering, reliability, prototyping and failure analysis.- Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards.- Strong aptitude for learning new technologies.- Ability to follow standard engineering principles and practices.- Creative approach to problem solving.- Proficient in technology and development.

- Responsibility and Interaction: Responsibility: - The types of tasks this individual is responsible for are a mix of structured and unstructured tasks. - This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving routine to moderately complex problems.

- Interaction: - You will interact primarily with your direct manager and the technical team on assigned projects. There may be communication with employees in other functions or in international locations as required.- General direction is provided on routine work, and detailed direction is provided on new projects and assignments; as well as on-going review of activities and priorities.- The ideal candidate works under the direction of another team member or project leader in a team role, and will be an important contributor to team projects.


Must have graduated within the past 18 months or will graduate in May/June 2018 with a Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Engineer, Drafting, Electrical, CAD, Product Development, Engineering, Research

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