Intern - Advanced Technology Group

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 5/16/2017

NetApp Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree


Job Summary
The Advanced Technology Group ( is responsible for incubating, prototyping, and evaluating new ideas within NetApp. We work directly with internal product groups to apply these ideas in the context of our existing and future products. We also sponsor university research and currently collaborate with research groups in more than a dozen universities.
ATG is seeking a diverse population of interns for our Summer 2017 Intern Program.

Our internship program is an approximately 3 month summer experience that will provide you an opportunity to gain in depth knowledge about NetApp s business and culture as you enjoy meeting with organizational leaders during lunch, network with your fellow interns at various social events, and present your hard work to NetApp executives and management.

As an intern in ATG, you will have the opportunity to work with a mentor performing cutting-edge research while working with real storage products. Individual projects will be decided on a case-by-case basis with input from the intern.

Key areas of research:
Capacity and archival storage systems
Cloud storage environments
Software reliability and quality
Data-driven management
Large scale distributed systems
Applications of Storage Class Memory (SCM)
Storage efficiency (deduplication, compression)
Storage security

These positions will be located at our offices in
Research Triangle Park, NC
Sunnyvale, CA
Waltham, MA

Job Requirements
Essential Functions:
Concept Research & Analysis - You will work with your mentor on project definition and design, and influence decisions and outcomes related to project direction. Master s students may be given more well-defined design tasks on an existing project, as part of the internship
You will socialize and gather input/feedback from other members of ATG, on your ongoing work
Presentations: You are expected to give multiple presentations during the period of the internship (past academic work, work-in-progress talk, final results of intern project, etc.)
Collaborate with your mentor on publishing your work internally or in an external conference. Master s students might not be expected to publish their work, depending on the project

Job Requirements
Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills are essential
Experience in software design and development
A strong understanding/experience in algorithms, data structures and complexity analysis
Ability to develop short-range project plans and schedules for individual work
Expertise in at least one of the following languages: C, C++
A track record of publications is preferred for Ph.D. candidates
Experience in any of the following areas is a plus:
Knowledge of operating systems concepts and implementation
Familiarity with one or more file-system architectures. Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting them
Practical experience in database storage engines, network protocols or highly available distributed systems

Education and Experience
We are seeking candidates pursuing a thesis driven Master s or Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Posting Category
Software Engineering

Full time / Part time

Posting Location
USA - California - Sunnyvale (Corporate Headquarters)
USA - Massachusetts - Waltham
USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park

NetApp is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. NetApp? makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, 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.