Member of Technical Staff - QA [6-12 Years in Python Automation]

Engineering - India Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 26433

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart.


The Opportunity
Nutanix is looking for Software Development Engineers in Test to be a part of the Files team based in India. Files Storage provides a scale-out distributed file storage solution supporting SMB and NFS on top of Nutanix AOS. Virtual file server controllers are deployed across nodes within an existing cluster, or on a dedicated file storage cluster. Nodes are designed to be self-contained and share nothing, eliminating single points of failure. Files Storage architecture scales out easily by adding virtual resources and can be deployed across a variety of environments including datacentres, remote and branch offices, edge locations, and clouds.
We seek individuals who possess vibrant energy, robust technical expertise, and proficient Python programming skills. At Nutanix, we embrace visionary minds—those who fearlessly tackle daunting tasks and are eager to expand their knowledge.


Engineering / R&D at Nutanix
Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyper-converged infrastructure solutions, making clouds invisible, freeing customers to focus on their business outcomes. Organizations around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app at any location for their hybrid multi-cloud environments. The Nutanix Unified Storage (NUS) provides data services and security across Nutanix Cloud Platform including structured data (files), unstructured data (objects), and block storage. The Engineering team is distributed across the US and India.


Your Role
Key Responsibilities:
  • Automating test cases and execute as part of new feature testing, and enabling automated regression runs for subsequent releases.    
  • Working closely with the Development team to ensure the feature is easy-to-use, debuggable.
  • Actively participate in requirements, functional and design aspects of new features & enhancements.
  • Writing test plans and approaches that suit customer deployments and come up with detailed test plans for the functionality would be an added advantage.


What You Will Bring
Minimum Requirements:
  • Good programming skills and experience in Python.
  • Good knowledge of test automation using test frameworks.
  • Experience with writing and debugging automation tests for complex enterprise software.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and debugging in Linux or Windows environments.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field with 6-12 yrs of experience.
  • Prior experience with NFS, SMB protocols.
  • Prior experience on Cloud Platforms AWS / Azure will be an added advantage.
Nice to Have
  • Familiar with Data Centre technologies (Storage(SAN/NAS/HCI), Networking, Virtualisation)
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies such as Active Directory, DNS. 
  • Familiar with Distributed system concepts, HA, Clustered environments.


About the Team
Meet Sanjeev Sivanandam - Hiring Manager LinkedIn
  • I joined Nutanix in 2020 as part of the Files QA team. The team grew from a few engineers to a team of ~25 with strong technical expertise and growth. 
  • Currently, I guide the charter for the Files India QA Team working with the Global Leaders in the Files Org.
  • 23+ Years of experience building teams and running the Quality Engineering function with various Enterprise and Consumer Engineering companies.
What the Team Says
Files QA Team exemplifies an exceptional collaborative environment, where working alongside colleagues is both enriching and rewarding. Individuals enjoy the liberty to explore and innovate with emerging technologies, embracing failure as an opportunity for growth and learning. Our concerted efforts are geared towards the collective triumph of the entire team, fostering a culture of being transparent and embracing open communication. 
How We Work  
Our team is working on a hybrid model, being in the office 2 times weekly. We have a strong team of on one's own, open-minded engineers with opportunities to expand their skill sets and gain further knowledge across multiple parts of the organization.


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