Cloud Consulting Architect

Services United States, United States Req.Num.: 22815


Nutanix is a cloud computing software company that enables IT teams to build and operate powerful multi-cloud architectures. Our Enterprise Cloud Operating System melds private, public and distributed cloud operating environments and provides a single point of control to manage IT infrastructure and applications at any scale. Founded in 2009, we have been a publicly held company since 2016.

Nutanix is the right fit for you if you are passionate about technology, creative, and accomplished in your growing career. We pride ourselves on our encouraging culture where you learn from failures, pick yourself back up and become the best version of yourself. Nutanix offers several opportunities to participate in professional development and learning, fostering an inspiring environment. We believe in not only supporting you, but also your families through fully paid healthcare plans, equity, and other financial tools and wellness programs.

Position: Consulting Architect (Cloud) 

A successful candidate in this role will have career development opportunities including growth in Solutions Design as a Consulting Architect, potential for Consulting Management roles, or Practice Development.


  • Billable Project work 70% of time
  • Conduct customer focused workshops to introduce customers to products such as Calm, Files, Flow, and AHV Hypervisor.
  • Work with Nutanix customers to understand business goals and translate them into cloud automation and orchestration solutions 
  • Assist with the design of service catalogs for Self-Service Provisioning (SSP) leveraging the Nutanix Calm Automation and Orchestration platform to provisioning and manage mode 2 applications delivered to both private cloud and public cloud endpoints 
    (note: Nutanix Calm experience not required and can be learned on the job)
  • Assist with development of detailed blueprint specifications that developers will use to write code and develop the automation components. 
  • Work collaboratively in a scrum agile team leveraging a variety of DevOps tools (e.g., Jira, GitHub, Jenkins, etc.) as part of the CI/CD pipeline
  • Work with software development teams at a hands-on level to design and write code
  • Develop and test end-to-end blueprint incorporating all developer code to deliver the desired outcome
  • Participate in a limited pre-sales involvement to provide services overlay to the existing sales motion primarily as a SME
  • Create toolkits and best practice documents and whitepapers

 Mandatory Requirements:

  • Ability to travel up to 70%.
  • S./B.A.
  • Fluent in English

Required Qualifications:

  • Up to 70% of travel
  • A minimum of 5 years of industry experience
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies (AHV, VMware, Hyper-V) and infrastructure
  • Ability to whiteboard solutions interactively with customers and develop documentation
  • Ability to develop and debug software scripting and code in at least one of the following languages (PowerShell, Bash, Python)
  • Leverage DevOps tools such as Git\GitHub\Bitbucket, Jira, Jenkins, Artifactory, etc. to deliver automation and promote a DevOps culture
  • Experience designing scalable application microservices using container technologies such as Docker, LXC, Kubernetes\Helm and related technologies
  • Experience with building and running large scale, distributed, highly-available, fault-tolerant, multi-tier applications running on both Windows and Linux or in containers
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high level of detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems
  • Comfort level using one or more automation tools or orchestration application stacks and frameworks (e.g., Terraforms. Terraform, CloudFormation, Azure DevOps, etc.)
  • Experience with designing, automating and managing public cloud computing environments
  • Understanding of configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and SALT
  • Experience in network technologies (e.g., ingress/egress, proxies, load balancing, overlays, etc.)

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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.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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