Job Summary

Member of a software engineering team involved in development & design of the features related to AI/ML for NetApp’s flagship storage operating ONTAP.  

ONTAP is a feature rich stack with its rich data management capabilities that has tremendous value to our customers and are used in mission critical applications across the world. You will work as part of a team responsible for the development, testing and debugging of distributed software that drives NetApp cloud, hybrid-cloud, and on-premises solutions. 

As part of the Research and Development function, the overall focus of the group is on competitive market and customer requirements, supportability, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. Software engineers focus on enhancements to existing products as well as new product development.  

This is a mid-level technical position that requires an individual to be broad-thinking, systems-focused, creative, team-oriented, technologically savvy, able to work in a small and large cross-functional teams, willing to learn and driven to produce results. 

Job Requirements

  • Requires greater than 3-5 years of experience 
  • Excellent coding skills in C/C++ required, Python is optional 
  • System/Kernel programming, Experience with Filesystems or Networking or file/cloud protocols is a must 
  • Proven track record of working on mid to large sized projects 
  • This position requires an individual to be creative, team-oriented, a quick learner and driven to produce results. 
  • Responsible for providing support in the development and testing activities of other engineers that involve several inter-dependencies Participate in technical discussions within the team and across cross-functional teams 
  • Willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department and company goals 
  • A strong understanding and experience with concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and programming practices
  • Experience with AI/ML frameworks like PyTorch or TensorFlow is a Plus 

General Requirements 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required 
  • Work collaboratively within a team environment of other engineers to meet aggressive goals and high-quality standards 
  • Possesses sufficient technical knowledge and experience to pick up new expertise quickly with guidance from the technical leads 
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies 
  • Participate in all phases of product development cycle: from product definition and design, through implementation, debugging, testing and early customer support 
  • Resourceful in applying creative ideas to solve problem 
  • Support Critical and/or high-visibility customer support engagements 


Requires a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 1 years experience; or equivalent experience. 

The base salary range for this position is $140,000 - $180,000 and will be determined by the candidate's location, qualifications, experience, and education. Final compensation packages are competitive and in line with industry standards, reflecting a variety of factors, and include a comprehensive benefits package. This may cover Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement or Pension Plans, Paid Time Off (PTO), various Leave options, Performance-Based Incentives, employee stock purchase plan, and/or restricted stocks (RSU’s), with all offerings subject to regional variations and governed by local laws, regulations, and company policies. Benefits may vary by country and region, and further details will be provided as part of the recruitment process.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

NetApp is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination based on age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, and any other protected classification.

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