MTS - Senior Platforms Automation Engineer

Engineering - India Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 3601

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Senior Platforms Automation Engineer 

Be a part of the Nutanix journey in continuing to change the IT & Data Center landscape. This role presents an amazing opportunity to help grow the global leader in Hyper Converged Infrastructure space and build a true Enterprise Cloud Platform.

We are looking for technology pioneers for our Platforms Automation team to build and deliver Nutanix Computing Platforms and Products that fuel this journey. You should have the experience, knowledge of industry trends and next generation server technologies, and related automation skills to build highly scalable and vendor agnostic automation framworks and tests.

Candidate should be adept at collaborating with Product Management and Platforms Engineering teams on product requirements and capabilities, and build automation to cater to the fast paced delivery needs. This role provides a unique opportunity to work on and interact across all layers of the product from a compatibility & interoperability perspective, viz. Storage & Compute Hardware, Firmware [BIOS, BMC], Drivers, and Software [Operating Systems, Hypervisors, and Management plane]

Key Responsibilities 

  • Participate in building Hardware platform solutions with automation first approach and analyzing the results and working with internal/external parties to achieve the desired goals.
  • Develop automation solutions that consume the HW vendor complexities, and provide a layer of abstraction that is simple to consume for test automation.
  • Help catalize the New Platform Introduction duration and process through automation.
  • Engage with customers, product managers and support teams to understand product shortcomings and devise short-term and long-term plans, and execute them in timely manner using automation.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Hands-on experience participating in design & development of at least one test framework, preferably implemented in Python/PERL and in one of the following domains - Networking, Storage, Virtualization, Cloud Computing.
  • Good Understanding of modern x86 server architectures, storage & networking technologies.
  • Good understanding of Linux, Hypervisors, etc.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in a product company in a similar role.


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