Software Engineer- Kernel
NetApp - Waltham, MA

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Job Summary:
From the newest ideas in cluster computing to the latest web framework, NetApp software products embrace innovation to deliver compelling solutions to our business.

As a Software Engineer you will work as part of a team responsible for participating in the development, testing and debugging of operating systems that run NetApp storage applications. In addition, you will participate in activities that include testing and debugging of operating systems that run NetApp storage applications. 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 position requires an individual to be creative, a quick learner, driven to produce results and demonstrates the ability to lead small teams or projects,

Essential Functions:
- Work on implementation and verification of systems/subsystems
- Responsible for providing support in development and testing activities of other engineers that involve several interdependencies
- Coding
- Designing
- Testing and/or Unit Testing
- Test automation
- Debugging
- Reliability
- Performance analysis
- Critical and/or high visibility customer support
- Provide team and project technical leadership
- Participate in technical discussions within the team and with other groups within Business Units associated with specified projects
- Willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department and company goals
- Provide guidance and mentoring to more junior engineers

Job Requirements
Requirements:
This position requires a strong background both in operating system internals (particularly embedded kernels and variants of UNIX (FreeBSD is preferred).
• Multi-threading/SMP programming design and development
• Distributed computing environments
• An understanding of storage technologies and cluster technologies.
• C/C++ coding skills
• OS memory allocation development and support
• Experience with Java internals preferred
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Mu• Successful recent experience having a key technical role on a project that either shipped or deployed
• At least 4 years of recent experience working on operating system design

- Strong oral and written communication skills are essential
- 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 a technical leader
- Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
- A strong understanding of complex concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and programming practices
- A strong understanding of operating system internals including scheduler, memory allocation, synchronization and threading.
- Ability to estimate work completion required to build an overall predictable plan
- Follow standard engineering principles and practices
- Resourceful in applying creative ideas to solve problems
Responsibility and Interaction:
- Responsibility:
- Responsible for non-routine and unstructured tasks, requiring creative solutions with more interdependencies and with processes that are less defined
- The individual works on complex problems with partially defined, larger scope
- May work with teams across the company in problem solving and design efforts
- The individual will begin to develop a technical specialty
Interaction:
- Work effectively with staff to senior manager level employees within the function and the technical team on assigned projects. There may be communication with employees in other functions within Business Units as required
- Work independently
- Successfully convey information to stakeholders at many levels related to the position
- Participate as a proactive contributor and subject matter expert on team projects
- Demonstrate favorable results through coaching and influencing others

Education and Experience
Education & Experience:
- A minimum of 5 years of experience is required. 6 to 8 years of experience is preferred
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Master Degree, or a PhD; or equivalent experience is required
- Demonstrated ability to have successfully completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks

Posting Category
Software Engineering

Full time / Part time
Full-time

Posting Location
USA - Massachusetts - Waltham

Requisition Number
23186BR

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