DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world's largest privately held information storage company. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high-performance cloud and grid computing users, life sciences researchers, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations. Deployed in thousands of mission-critical environments worldwide, DDN's solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world's most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today's information-powered enterprise.
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WORK WITH AMAZING CUSTOMERS
Our customers tackle the world’s biggest challenges in business, science, academia and government. And everyday, they rely on DDN Technology to turn their BIG ideas into reality.
WORK WITH AMAZING PRODUCTS
Our products and their unique capabilities are the foundation that make it possible for researchers to push the limits of “what can be done”. We enable these innovators to discover cures to disease, observe global warming patterns, model innovative automotive and aerospace designs, discover new sources of energy, create and distribute Ultra HD movies and TV, make societies safer and accelerate business results across a wide variety of industries.
WORK WITH AMAZING PEOPLE
Our team is made up of the best and the brightest innovators that have kept us at the forefront of storage technology for the past 15 years. If you’re yearning for an environment that’s highly energized, collaborative and rewarding, we’d like to hear from you.
“In the past year, DDN has provided a transformative experience, allowing me to pursue my passion for sharing the amazing stories of our customers. What’s different here is that our technology truly provides unique opportunities for our customers to make the most significant advancements in science & business, to improve the social good.“
Amanda Katona Senior Manager, Customer Advocacy
“I started at DDN 3 years ago as a graphic designer, while pursuing my undergraduate degree. DDN helped pay for my college through the tuition reimbursement program. There are great mentors here who provided many opportunities to broaden my professional experience and advance here. I’ve been promoted 3 times.”
Allen Djalilmand Manager, Creative Services
WORK WITH AMAZING BALANCE
We work hard and play hard together, both in the office and at our offsite events. A host of fun activities exist at our Silicon Valley campus, including an outdoor bocce ball court, walking/biking paths and gaming tables. Balance extends to encouraging our team to enjoy their downtime with highly competitive PTO, health, tuition reimbursement and retirement benefits.
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This company is booming and you can feel it! DDN is consistently hiring, growing, and succeeding. Employees have the freedom to take their own approach on getting the job done, as long as it gets done in a timely manner. My experience here has been fulfilling because I am challenged in a healthy and positive way, I am consistently given the opportunity to improve upon current processes, and my colleagues feel like more than just colleagues. DDN is on its way to the highest ranks of the industry and if you are someone looking for growth, professional flexibility, and certain future success, now is the time to join. DDN offers some wonderful benefits taboot!
If you need set-in-stone structure, this is not the place for you. There are not black and white lines, or a rule-book to refer to. (This is part of what I personally love about it here, but some would find this too chaotic and discouraging.)
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Getting an Interview
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I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at DDN Storage (Santa Clara, CA) in October 2014.
Once my resume was found online, I was contacted by an internal recruiter at DDN. He explained the role that they had available and gave me as much detail as possible about the position at that stage. After a very pleasant phone call my resume was quickly submitted to the hiring manager and I was updated at all times. Due to the traveling schedules of the interviewers a series of phone interviews were promptly arranged and culminated when I was brought into the facility to meet with the Engineering VP. Their recruiter was very professional, encouraging, and discussed how to best prepare for the interview conversations. I was impressed with all the people I interviewed with felt it was a good match of skills and needs.
After the interview my recruiter was very keen to see how it went and was again very encouraging and genuinely interested in the outcome.
I was offered the role soon after the interview and my recruiter was again very helpful in helping me understand the internal structure of the company. Even though I hired months ago my recruiter still has an interest in how I am getting along in the company. DDN has proven to be a great place to work where original ideas and hard work are appreciated.
I would have no hesitation in recommending DDN to people who are looking for new opportunities and a dynamic work environment.
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DDN Storage (DDN) is a leader in data center infrastructure for Big Data and Cloud Storage applications. Our data storage and processing solutions and professional services enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, financial services, media production...