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Software Engineer at NetApp in New York, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The NetApp ONTAP Core Software Infrastructure team (CSI) is looking for a Software Engineer to join the team that's building the products that will shape the world's software defined datacenters and improve IT's ability to manage storage in the cloud.

As a member of CSI you will:

  • Work as part of a scrum team responsible for actively participating in driving product development and strategy.

  • Participate in activities that include designing, developing, testing and debugging of operating systems that run NetApp storage applications.

  • Contribute to the group that focuses 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in product design, development, verification, troubleshooting, and delivery of a system or major subsystems, including authoring project specifications

  • Deliver resilient, robust and durable designs

  • Develop supportable, efficient, reliable implementations using C++ and C.

  • Participate in customer escalations

  • Author unit tests and automated integration tests

  • Direct and participate in technical discussions within the team and with other groups across Business Units associated with evaluating and executing design and development plans for products

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to more junior engineers

Job Requirements


  • Object-Oriented systems programming using C++.

  • Systems programming using C.

  • Experience in filesystems and operating systems such as FreeBSD, Linux

  • Experience in distributed systems and/or client-server programming.

  • Experience in Multi-Threaded applications

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Work within a team and across teams, being able to influence other engineers for the good of a project.

  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies

  • Strong generalist understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and standard programming practices

  • Creative and systematic approach to problem solving


  • Responsible for a mix of structured and unstructured tasks

  • Apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving routine to moderately complex problems

  • Work within agile project teams, continuously releasing application software

  • Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation.

  • Manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic work environment



  • Work effectively with staff to Vice-President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties

  • Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate, 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

  • Participate as a proactive contributor and subject matter expert

  • Demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and mentoring others

Education and experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is required.

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Masters Degree preferred.

  • Passion for writing and testing high quality code.

  • Broad knowledge of computer science fundamentals.

  • Demonstrated ability to have successfully completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks