NetApp – Cloud Solution Architect – Data – Colorado

September 17, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Cloud Solution Architect – Data

Company: NetApp

Job description: About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

“At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization.” -George Kurian, CEO

The role

NetApp’s Office of the CTO team is looking for talented, self starting individuals with a background in data engineering. This role will primarily focus on influencing direction on existing and future solutions built around the open source ecosystem.

What you’ll bring

  • Highly proficient with working with open source packages & ecosystems like:
  • Linux operating systems (RHEL, Ubuntu, AL2, Debian)
  • Relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server)
  • NoSQL databases (Apache Cassandra, CouchDB, MongoDB as examples)
  • Data Pipelines, ETL, ELT, Apache Spark
  • messaging services (Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, Apache Redis)
  • Highly proficient with building data oriented solutions with modern cloud architectures on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, & Google Cloud Platform
  • An amazing attitude and a passion for sharing their knowledge across a wide variety of mediums (blogs, videos, other technical collateral), collaborating across multiple engineering teams to craft amazing solutions, and engaging with customers at conferences & briefings as needed
  • 3+ years experience in architecting, implementing &/or selling cloud native data engineering solutions


  • You must work effectively with staff to executive leadership level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties
  • Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate and drive strategic results without boundaries and set priorities independently
  • The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor, influencer, and subject matter expert in the field of data engineering
  • To be successful, you must demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and influencing others
  • Often acts as a mentor to both senior and junior engineers

Education and Experience

Typically requires a minimum of 3+ years of related experience and cloud certifications

This is a technical position. You must have or be able to quickly develop a solid understanding of cloud-native. You will need to test combinations of the services to develop solutions. You must also be able to clearly communicate in verbal and written form. Further, the ideal candidate will be able to discover gaps in our current offerings and help determine methods to close those gaps.

Did you know…

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Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities.

We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off 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. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.

If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us.

Colorado Residents Only: If the Company determines this role will be performed in Colorado, the starting salary for this position is (.9 compa*). This role could be eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid Time off (PTO), Company bonus, Employee stock purchase plan, and restricted stocks (RSU’s) *. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors such as location, qualifications, certifications, relevant work experience and other factors, consistent with applicable law.

In accordance with NetApp’s Policy, all U.S. employees of NetApp must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they work at a Company location or remotely. If there is a reason preventing you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, you must request and be approved for one of the legally acceptable exemptions and reasonable accommodation must be established.

Expected salary:

Location: Colorado

Job date: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 04:21:42 GMT


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