In a World of Generalists, This Company Is a Specialist — Here’s Why You Should Join Their Team

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May 29, 2024 at 9:16PM UTC

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. They’re focused on one thing: helping businesses get the most out of their data. NetApp brings the enterprise-grade data services customers rely on into the cloud and the simple flexibility of cloud into the data center. Their industry-leading solutions work across diverse customer environments and the world’s biggest public clouds. 

The company is always at the forefront of change. As NetApp says, “Throughout our history we’ve managed to shift and grow with different waves of change… Of course, the future will be filled with many more waves of change. We’ll be the ones running toward them, adapting and developing our knowledge, and enabling others to enjoy the ride.”

As for the secret to NetApp’s success: it’s their team of forward-thinking technologists with heart, vision and passion. This team helps them to spot opportunities that others in their industry miss — and to form connections that result in companies coming to them first for advice and partnership. 

If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, then you’re a perfect fit for the NetApp team! Learn more about them, and apply for open positions today!

A caring culture full of different, fun and driven people.

“My fondest memory is how warm and friendly everyone is to each other and how much the company cares about the employees.” — Tonja G., HR Advisor

The NetApp team is global, with values that are expansive and inclusive. They are each other’s biggest advocates and supporters, which is key for a company that has a history of making their own rules — in a good way. At NetApp, their diverse team approaches challenges with fresh eyes and from a variety of different perspectives, enabling them to push the limits above and beyond what anyone thought could ever be possible. Their work is a testament to the company’s diversity, openness and collaboration.

NetApp encourages such boldness in their employees by fostering a culture where they:

  • Listen to and support their employees.

  • Reward honesty and productivity.

  • Want their team to succeed at all levels.

  • Support camaraderie and a commitment to service — to each other and their communities.

Further, NetApp works hard to ensure that all of their employees feel welcomed and included.

Growing a welcoming community where everyone can flourish.

“We believe that the strongest and most creative teams have the best talent, are unified in purpose, and diverse in thought and background representing the customers and communities we serve.” — George Kurian, CEO

At NetApp, they know that diversity, inclusion and belonging lead to more innovation, better access to talent and improved business outcomes. As part of their DE&I goals, NetApp aims to increase the demographic and cognitive diversity of their employee population, promote a culture of inclusion and leverage that diversity to achieve business results.

One aspect of this is their NetApp employee affinity groups, which bring diverse perspectives to NetApp business strategies and create a more inclusive and global diverse workforce. These groups include the:

  • NetApp Women in Technology’s (WIT), which supports and fosters a sense of community by providing a forum at NetApp for mentoring, networking, communication and professional development.

  • NetApp Network of Blacks in Tech, which drives strategies that increase visibility and efforts focused on diverse representation, retention, community and customer outreach to drive business success. 

  • NetVets, which provides career and professional opportunities to attract, recognize, advance and retain veteran talent.

  • LUNA, which provides a professional and social network to propagate support, mentorship, retention and success of their Hispanic/Latino employees.

  • Proud, which promotes a safe, open and inclusive culture that empowers the LGBTQ+ community and allies. 

  • NetAbled, which provides advocacy and support for people with invisible and visible disabilities. 

Benefits at NetApp that we think you’ll love.

To support their global team of innovators, NetApp provides a wide selection of desirable benefits. These include:

  • Flexible working.

    • NetApp has created a modern, flexible and hybrid work model for the future that is based on employee feedback.

  • Generous parental and care-taking leaves.

    • New mothers at NetApp receive a minimum of 18 weeks of paid leave for preparation, delivery, recovery and baby bonding.  Employees may be able to extend their time off by using available vacation for time off with pay, as well as personal unpaid leave, with approval.

    • As a commitment to supporting employees and their families during significant life events, NetApp also offers all eligible U.S. employees a 12-week paid "Family First" benefit. This benefit encourages employees to take time off to bond with a new child (through birth, adoption, or foster care placement), within the first 12 months of the birth, adoption or foster care placement, or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.

  • Expansive parental-related benefits.

    • NetApp offers a variety of parental benefits, including discounts at child care centers and in-home child care services, discounted academic and virtual learning, Nursing Parents Rooms at several locations and more. Please note that some benefits may vary by geo.

    • NetApp employees are also eligible for fertility assistance, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance.

If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving and want to join a team with heart and great benefits, then join NetApp! You can apply to current jobs below.


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