NX-Platforms Engineer

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 7777


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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 www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Work with Product Management team to understand business needs and work with OEM vendor team to find hardware platforms that meet the requirements.
  • Drive co-validation efforts with OEM vendor Engineering and mechanical teams to come up with a robust HW platform solution.
  • Work with internal HW, SW and QA teams to drive system validation and performance requirements.
  • Maintain system validation test plans and identify test coverage gaps to close them
  • Work with cross functional teams including Operations, Mfg to support new platform launches.
  • Work with support team on field issues to help sustain the product's life cycle.
What we are Looking For:
  • Solid understanding of x86 enterprise architectures
  • Solid knowledge of Compute, Storage and Networking Component interaction in servers.
  • Solid understanding of Electrical, thermal and mechanical design of industry standard servers.
  • Good Knowledge in 1 or more of the following areas: BIOS, BMC, DDR, NVMe, PCIe, SAS/SATA and Networking interfaces. 
  • Good Knowledge with OS/Drivers along with scripting ability in Python or shell.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of virtualization is a plus

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience, 2+ years in a lead role preferred
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