Senior Analyst

Netapp Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 5 months ago

Are you data-driven? We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations. We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice. We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.

We've built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business. With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

The Corporate Development Senior Analyst is a position reporting to the Sr Director Corporate Development. The individual will be involved in various aspects of the M&A, investments, strategic partnerships, and corporate strategy processes, including mergers & acquisitions execution, strategic planning, market analysis, strategic venture capital investment initiatives, and special projects. This individual will participate in all aspects of the corporate development process including outreach and sourcing, qualification, market research, competitive analysis (business and financial), due diligence, deal execution and post-deal integration taking a holistic, cross-functional approach.


  • The tasks this individual is responsible for are often unstructured, have wide implications and there are multiple outcomes.

  • This individual will apply broad expertise or unique technical/industry knowledge in solving problems that are unique and extremely complex given time, budget and resource constraints.

  • This is a small team environment where the individual is expected to cover a broad variety of assignments with a high degree of time and scope flexibility, while working as a team with management supervision.


  • This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.

  • In addition to management supervision, this individual is encouraged to operate, drive results, and set priorities independently.

This is a high impact role with exposures to NetApp executive staff.

Job Requirements

Strategy Development

  • M&A Transaction Execution including Business Proposal Development and Financial Analysis

  • Support VP and other senior leaders in driving the development of NetApp's corporate vision, strategy, and long-term strategic priorities

  • Contribute to cross-functional strategic projects. Facilitate cross-functional teams, engage and communicate with Senior Management. Support strategy projects into the execution phase.

  • Support line business leaders to develop strategies and scenario analysis for growth and investment strategies.

  • Provide initiative analysis in support of Company's portfolio of strategic opportunities.

  • Identify opportunities for new products and technology by tracking industry trends with technology companies, consultants, venture investors, and other external sources

  • Participate in the due diligence activities and integration planning/execution

Job Requirements

Skills & Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of high tech industry and markets.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams.

  • Excellent M&A financial modeling skills.

  • Very strong quantitative analysis skills

  • Strong presentation development (PowerPoint) skills.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Internally motivated self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity

  • Ability to plan, organize and establish priorities to meet goals

  • Must be able to work under deadlines to meet objectives and be able to handle multiple tasks


  • Bachelor degree, computer science or engineering major a plus

  • 2-4 years work experience as an Analyst

  • Investment banking, strategy consulting, or corporate strategy experience

  • Demonstrated Mergers and Acquisitions experience a strong plus

  • High Tech Experience is a must and storage industry and related technology architecture knowledge a strong plus

So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!

If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it's the right thing to do.

We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what's important to them is important to us! Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time 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 and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.

Join us and see what empowerment can do.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: San Jose

Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Medical, Engineer, Consulting, Computer Science, Data Management, Healthcare, Engineering, Technology, Data

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