MTS - Core Infrastructure

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 11576

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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.

Job Summary

Nutanix is disrupting the multi-billion dollar virtualization market by pioneering the first converged compute & storage virtualization appliance that can incrementally scale out to manage petabytes of data while running tens of thousands of virtual machines. This brings with it new challenges in managing a cluster of distributed systems. Nutanix is a hypervisor agnostic platform which means that you will be exposed to all the hypervisors in production. Additionally, in this team you working with cutting edge hardware and software technologies that will be instrumental in building the data centers of the future.  We strive to bring simplicity in data center management and constantly challenge ourselves to make complex systems simple.
  • Design and develop management software for the Nutanix distributed cluster.
  • Understand the whole stack of hardware and its interaction with software and implement software that governs, monitors, and takes action on anomalies in the system.
  • Close interaction with the storage layer to solve complex problems like HA 
  • Implement reliable software management infrastructure for clusters that scale out to hundreds of hosts.
  • Work on making the Nutanix software stack highly reliable and performant via OS level tuning and configuration.
  • Life cycle management of software and hardware components (single-click upgrades of the data center)
  • Industry standard encryption


  • Love of programming
  • Good Python and C++, ideally for enterprise-quality software 
  • Extensive knowledge of UNIX/Linux
  • Familiarity with OS internals, concepts of distributed data management, and design/implementation tradeoffs in building clustered, high- performance, fault-tolerant distributed systems software
  • Familiarity with x86 architecture, virtualization and/or storage management
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s (preferred) in Computer Science
  • 2-3 years of industry experience or equivalent research experience

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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