Engineering Lead, Platforms

Engineering - AMER San Jose, California Req.Num.: 18233

Nutanix is rapidly evolving to be a true hybrid cloud player, and this journey requires a shift in how Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Operating System is built and packaged for consumption beyond the current set of Hardware Platforms & Configurations. While on this hybrid-multi-cloud journey, it is highly essential for us to keep fueling the business with the latest and greatest of Server and HW technologies and deliver the Nutanix experience to our customers across a wide variety of hardware solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Nutanix's Product Management team and the OEM Server partners to understand the company's business needs, define Intel and AMD based hardware platform configurations and create an optimal software to strengthen Nutanix leadership in the
    Hybrid-Cloud Infrastructure (HCI) domain.

  • Evaluate the company's OEM Server platform hardware, firmware, and software tools, and integrate into the Nutanix Software Stack.
    • Analyze requirements, design, code and develop software features to deliver robust and optimal platform solutions.

  • Provide technical leadership to a team of engineers located in US and India

  • Guide partners with well structured test plans. Work with hardware, software, and quality assurance teams to drive system validation and performance requirements.

  • Drive software and hardware bug triages and debugging, and guide Nutanix's internal dev teams to deliver fixes.

  • Engage with Nutanix's support team on field issues to help sustain the life cycle of the company's products.Skill and experience


Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field with at least 8 years of relevant experience

Working experience and expertise in:

• Enterprise data center product and services;
• Systems analysis or development;
• Intel x86 and AMD Server platforms architecture, performance characterization and optimization;
• Server virtualization technologies;
• Storage software stack architecture and related components such as storage controllers, solid-state devices and hard disk drives;
• Understanding of Linux Operating system and Storage Driver stack
• Networking software stack and network cards;
• Python or other scripting languages is highly desired.

About us

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Nutanix is a passionate team of 6000+ employees worldwide. Our people (we call ourselves “Nutants”) are the heartbeat of #LifeAtNutanix and one of the many things that makes Nutanix a great place to work at. We share an intellectual curiosity, a bias for action, and an obsession for our customers. We are builders and problem solvers with an entrepreneurial spirit. Above all, we celebrate what makes each of us unique.


We are humbled to be recognized as one of Bloomberg’s Top 50 Companies to Watch in 2020 and one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020.


We’re growing fast and disrupting the computing industry. Join us and make your mark.


About our business

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making computing invisible anywhere. Companies around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app, at any location, at any scale for their private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.


We’re an equal opportunity employer


Nutanix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and (in the U.S.) an Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other category protected by applicable law. We hire and promote individuals solely on the basis of qualifications for the job to be filled.

We strive to foster an inclusive working environment that enables all our Nutants to be themselves and to do great work in a safe and welcoming environment, free of unlawful discrimination, intimidation or harassment.

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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.

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