MTS - Xi Leap Production Engineer/System Engineer

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 10857

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Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience. Learn more about our products at or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

We are looking for a well-rounded junior to mid Production Engineer/Systems Engineer to be part of our DR and Backup team, supporting our Xi Leap (disaster recovery & replication) service. You will support our customers to provide an enriched and successful product experience. You will need to be the champion for Nutanix, building clustered converged storage and computer systems that combine solid state drives with a revolutionary file system to solve some of the biggest pain points in virtualization.


  • Debug and diagnose customer issues encountered in the field or in our Xi Cloud
  • Improve serviceability of the product by developing tools to scale our deployment and auto-support infrastructure
  • Review, improve, and automate our monitoring systems and issues customers experience
  • Define and drive changes to our product with the development engineering team, given feedback from customers and field implementations
  • Work with other teams (security, data center operations, networking) in support of the customer
  • Develop and contribute to internal and external knowledge bases
  • Available to be on support 24/7 on a rotational basis
  • Be a champion for our customers. Go above and beyond to support their business and use of the Nutanix product.


  • BS CS/Engineering/IT (or equivalent work experience)
  • 1-3+ years paid professional experience in a mission critical role (meaning company loses money if the service goes down)
  • Able to design and implement new tooling and automation, not just use tools provided to you
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • The passion & ability to learn new things, while never being satisfied with the status quo.
  • Willingness to work in a fast growing company with huge potential.

The ideal candidate will have two or more of the following:

  • Extensive TCP/IP networking experience (wxlan, bgp), cloud networking constructs (VPC)
  • Significant cloud experience and/or certifications (GCP, Azure, AWS)
  • Linux systems administration expertise with detailed knowledge of internals
  • Replication, failover, and disaster recovery technologies (SRDF)
  • Material team development experience, preferably in python, but able to pick up any required language
  • Customer support experience

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