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Associate Corporate Strategy

Associate Corporate Strategy
by Admin on 04-15-2022 at 1:46 pm

Website NetApp

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

Job Summary

NetApp is leading the way in how our customers get the most out of their data with industry-leading cloud data services, storage systems, and software. This strategy has translated into exceptional financial performance and stock price appreciation.

The Corporate Strategy team works closely with NetApp’s top executives and our two business units (Hybrid Cloud and Public Cloud Services) to ensure that the company stays on its profitable growth trajectory. The team is playing an active role in some of NetApp’s boldest and most strategic decisions.

As an Associate, Corporate Strategy, you will provide analytical support in the planning, designing, due diligence, and implementation of strategic business objectives. You are responsible for providing financial and market data analytics and developing strategy insights for discussions with the executive teams, drive corporate strategy development and management processes, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent communication and execution. The recommendations made by this individual have significant operational and financial impact. This individual will apply in-depth knowledge to solve broad issues that are complex in scope and help establish medium-to-long-range plans. This role will also interact with most functions of the corporation, including Finance, Sales, Product Management and Engineering.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Assess overall NetApp business strategy and context including:
  • Market and industry landscape and dynamics
  • Key industry and technology trends
  • Major players and competitors
  • Key evaluation criteria of build vs. partner vs. buy
  • Perform research and data analysis to support the strategy development and strategy discussions
  • Independently lead and direct cross-functional initiatives for project management and cross-functional alignment
  • Develop key messages and presentations to communicate strategy messages to internal and external audiences

Job Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; especially presentation skills.
  • Good financial acumen and understanding of general financial terms of a high-tech company
  • Excellent analytical skills and modeling experience, exposure to various analytical tools
  • Experience in business and strategy development
  • Knowledge of the high-tech industry and related markets
  • Tolerance of ambiguity, mature, and an excellent team player
  • Must be able to work effectively across all levels of the organization, including up to senior management

Education & Experience

  • BS/BA in economics, business, accounting computer science, mathematics, engineering, or related degree require
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 – 2+ years of work experience in management consulting and/or strategic/analytical roles (e.g., corporate strategy, investment banking, business strategy)
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