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Performance Analysis Engineer - Core Engineering

San Jose, California, United States; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States; New York, New York, United States; Boulder, Colorado, United States; Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Job category: HCE Job ID: 126568-en_US
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Job Summary

Data is the currency of business in the digital era. NetApp is the data authority, helping customers leverage and manage their data wherever it resides – in the cloud, in their data centers, or anywhere data flows. Engineers at NetApp help transform the way customers utilize their dynamic, diverse, and distributed information. They are allowing doctors to save lives with deep data analytics shared with medical experts around the world, helping automotive engineers improve autonomous vehicle navigation with artificial intelligence, enabling scientists to monitor and identify environmental hazards through deep image analysis, and providing companies the ability to expand their businesses in yet unimagined ways. 

By joining NetApp, you can take part in transforming how data is changing the world. ONTAP is the #1 storage operating system in the world, managing 100’s of exabyte’s of customers information. We have more than 30,000 customers today that rely on us to be the data authority. Take part in the transformation that is changing how we work and play daily. 

As a Performance Analysis engineer, you will work as part of a team responsible for modeling, measurement, and analysis of storage systems' performance. The overall focus of the Research and Development function, of which this role is a part, is on competitive market and customer requirements, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. Performance engineers focus on performance analysis and improvement for new products and features as well as enhancements to existing products and features.
This position requires an individual to be broad-thinking and systems-focused, creative, team-oriented, technologically savvy, and driven to produce results.

Essential Functions:
•    Measure and analyze product performance to identify performance improvement opportunities
•    Design, implement, execute, analyze, interpret, socialize and apply storage-oriented performance workloads and their results, including the creation of tools and automation as necessary
•    Work closely with development teams to drive the performance improvement agenda
•    Evaluate design alternatives for enhanced performance, and prototype opportunities for performance enhancements
•    Create analytical and simulation-based models to predict storage systems performance

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of performance analysis and modeling techniques, tools and benchmarking.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in computer operating systems, hardware architecture and design, data structures and standard programming practices; systems programming in C is highly desirable.
  • Strong scripting skills (Perl, python - primarily with Jupyter notebooks, shell)
  • Exceptional presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills
  • The ability to make accurate work estimates and develop predictable plans
  • A creative and analytical approach to problem solving

Desirable Skills 

  • Knowledge of storage and file systems 
  • Understanding of AL/ML workloads and their impact on storage
  • Understanding of performance tradeoffs when designing on-prem and cloud systems
  • The ability and willingness to adapt to rapidly changing work environments, and create/enhance automation frameworks (generally python-based) to improve productivity.

Education

•    A minimum of 5 years of experience is required. 6 to 8 years of experience is preferred.
•    A Bachelor of Science, Master’s of Science, or PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science; or equivalent experience is required.

Compensation
The base salary range for this position is [$138,700] - [$195,000] 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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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 per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations. We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. Finally, we provide financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.

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

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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. We pledge to take every reasonable step to ensure that our applicants and employees are respected, treated fairly and with dignity. See the EEO poster (PDF). NetApp makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for religious purposes and for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions unless undue hardship would result.

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If you are an applicant with a physical or mental disability that requires reasonable accommodation for any part of our application process, please email accessibility@netapp.com. Each request for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis, consistent with applicable laws and regulations. Please note, this email address is only for accommodation requests; we do not accept unsolicited resumes.

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