MTS - Security Architect

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 11142

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Who are we in the market?

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.

Nutanix is disrupting the multi-billion dollar Enterprise Cloud market by groundbreaking the first converged compute & storage virtualization appliance that can incrementally scale out to handle petabytes of data while running tens of thousands of virtual machines.

Are you an adept Security Architect with broad expertise in cloud services and software products for the enterprise? If so, our Xi Cloud Services Reliability Engineering team is looking for you.

At Nutanix, we lead with Security and compliance. Our Cloud Reliability Engineering team focuses on building secure and compliant products and services for both On Premise and Cloud.

Key Responsibilities

  • Product Engineering: You will represent the Product Security and SDL team within the PMO, Release Management, and individual Product and Program Management teams directly. These responsibilities will include driving Security and Compliance priorities within product, oversight of security related development or features in conjunction with the SDL team, and reporting of status to leadership.
  • Product Compliance: Understand and be able to consume various compliance requirements from a technical perspective and drive product teams to resolution or mitigation of required controls. Work closely with internal Compliance Program team in technical alignment, vetting and reporting.
  • Emerging Security Research: Connect with the security community and being on the forefront of emerging threats against product and cloud services. This includes researching externally found vulnerabilities and exploits as well as performing security research.
  • Vulnerability Discovery and Test Automation: Build automation tools to detect vulnerabilities and driving resolution of the vulnerabilities by collaborating with engineering groups.
  • Partnership and Communication: Collaborate with the engineering groups to advise on secure architecture/design, attack surface area reduction, least privileged design, threat mitigations, and security standard methodologies. Educating the company on vulnerabilities & exploits with proof of concepts.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 15+ years of experience in security and software engineering.
  • Strong knowledge in web protocols, operating systems (preferably Linux), hypervisors and distributed systems architecture.
  • Deep understanding of security vulnerabilities and attacks and the ability to apply them or find new ones based on new technology being developed.
  • Distributed systems and cloud services experience is desirable.

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