Sr. Data Science Engineer

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California

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Our values form the foundation of who we are and how we operate every day around the world. They show up in our ambition to achieve our dreams, our courage to do what matters, and our tenacity to keep customers happy. At Nutanix, we prize those unique individuals who demonstrate empathy, respect differences, and appreciate others. If you’re authentic, credible and transparent—someone who walks your talk and thrives on collaboration—we want you to join our team!

Be a part of building a company that is truly leading an IT revolution. We make infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. Led by Dheeraj Pandey, one of CRN’s “Top 25 Innovators of 2016,” Nutanix welcomes big thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, those who are unafraid to take on seemingly impossible challenges and interested in learning how to build a business along the way.

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The Nutanix Data Science team is building a large-scale data processing system using data from across the company. This system will utilize visualizations, statistical analysis, and machine-learning algorithms to enable decisions for all business units.  We are seeking software engineers with experience manipulating, transforming, and managing large data sets.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop software to extract, process, and transport data into central system
  • Provide technical leadership on high-performance data processing / manipulation
  • Ensure 24x7 operation of business critical systems
  • Work cross-functionally with all organizations


  • At least 5 years of experience developing code for data transport and/or transformation
  • Excellent knowledge of algorithms and large-scale data optimization
  • Excellent skills in database schema design and SQL
  • Experience with business critical environment and production systems
  • Experience with data center telemetry desired
  • Experience with Google Protocol Buffers and JSON desired
  • Bachelor degree in technical field (Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

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We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.