Sr. Linux Systems/DevOps Engineer

Information Technology Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 5074

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Job Summary

We are looking for a Sr. Linux Systems/DevOps Engineer to help us support the build environment and production infrastructure at Nutanix. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, articulate, and intimately familiar with virtualization technologies. Must be willing to perform cross-functional duties as necessary, and have a proven history of managing and automating large scale production engineering environments.  


  • Systems administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and monitoring.
  • Work closely with the business to understand requirements and to develop technical specifications & solutions.
  • Take over maintenance and administration of custom tools written by in-house development engineers.
  • Define requirements for current and future tools development.
  • Automate as many processes as possible, writing tools, scripts, etc as necessary.
  • Provide technical solutions that are sustainable, supportable, & scalable.
  • Fully understand the current systems architecture and suggest new solutions.
  • Leverage cost-effective 3rd party solutions (open source or commercial) where financially beneficial to do so.
  • End user support for server infrastructure and development environments.
  • Proactive monitoring of systems and applications.
  • Participate in long-term strategies for IT & Engineering Operations.
  • On-call as needed with participation in 24X7 support.


  • Experience with Open Source DevOps tools 
  • Shell scripting & automation (Python experience a plus).
  • Configuration Management (Salt preferred) 
  • LDAP (Active Directory)
  • Virtualization (VMware & KVM)
  • Knowledge of database technologies and basic DBA skills (Mongo, mySQL).
  • Server related technology (e.g. RAID systems, backups, SAN, etc.).
  • Experience with web technologies and application servers.
  • Security best practices as related to systems.
  • Experience with performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting (SNMP).
  • Knowledge/experience with TCP/IP, IP ROUTING, SSH/SFTP/SCP, DNS, NFS, CIFS, SSL, HTTP, SMTP as it relates to systems
  • Experience working with REST APIs

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years experience working as a Systems/DevOps Engineer
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Highly organized, able to multi-task, the ability to work individually, within a team, and with other groups
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels


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