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Software Engineer (C, C++, Linux)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Job category: Engineering Job ID: 126464-en_US

Job Summary

NetApp an intelligent data infrastructure company that helps organizations data infrastructure more seamless, more dynamic, and higher performing than ever before.
NetApp is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our Hybrid File System storage development team. NetApp Hybrid File System storage team is at the centre of developing and enhancing a software defined enterprise class data storage solution specifically designed for large scale, public and private cloud deployments. This is a great opportunity to work on a high-powered team delivering an industry changing product within an extremely high growth sector of the tech industry.

Job Requirements

  • Strong Experience with all the areas such as File Systems, Storage, Kernel Programming, OS internals, Systems Programming, Data Protection, Disaster recovery, replication backup and Cloud. Programming languages – C/C++
  • Functional debugging, design, and coding. Develop subject matter expertise; Handle escalations/case swarming/BURTs/core analysis & automation.
  • Ability to provide deep technical summary as needed by stakeholders (such as TSC/CAP/CCT/ProdOps/IT)
  • Analyze & highlight trends from Escalations/Core Dumps
  • Identify & develop supportability requirements, and ability to participate in product feature development.
  • Actively participate in FS/TOI/Code Reviews
  • Contribute to a technical wealth of the team such as VODs, TechTalks, design docs, the internal working of products, troubleshooting techniques, etc.
  • Contribute to training/tech talks and provide technical mentorship to juniors.
  • Effective oral & written communication and clear articulation of thoughts
  • Manage priorities and context switch amongst tasks.
  • Adaptable – open & flexible to take up new challenges based on business needs.
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders and brings visibility for self.
  • Contribute to automation/process improvements to help with day-to-day operations
  • Capability to identify & lead short term projects.
  • Explore NIRs/papers.
  • Operates independently within the bounds of larger team/plan, able to lead a small team, coordinates across adjacent teams.
  • Includes adjacent teams and occasional updates to technology area leadership.
  • Independently investigates, evaluates and eliminates options; May seek guidance on best practices.


  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience is required.  5 to 8 years of experience is preferred. 
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, a Master degree, or a PhD; or Equivalent experience is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multiple, moderately complex technical tasks.

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

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Why NetApp?

We are all about helping customers turn challenges into business opportunity. It starts with bringing new thinking to age-old problems, like how to use data most effectively to run better - but also to innovate. We tailor our approach to the customer's unique needs with a combination of fresh thinking and proven approaches.

We enable a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off each year to volunteer with their favourite organizations. We provide comprehensive benefits, including health care, life and accident plans, emotional support resources for you and your family, legal services, and financial savings programs to help you plan for your future. We support professional and personal growth through educational assistance and provide access to various discounts and perks to enhance your overall quality of life.

If you want to help us build knowledge and solve big problems, let's talk.


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