Engineering Manager (Hybrid Cloud Data Store)

Engineering - EMEA Belgrade, Serbia Req.Num.: 26494

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager to expand and lead our Nutanix Files team in Serbia. You will have a rare opportunity to architect, design and develop a Multi-Cloud/Hybrid Cloud data product, solving some of the most interesting challenges in the industry today, while providing leadership to a group of young, talented and high performing engineering team.

Nutanix Files solution

Nutanix Files is a software-defined scale-out file storage solution. It improves storage services by providing high availability, massive scale, simplified self-service management, self-tuning and self-healing. Unlike other Network-attached storage (NAS) solutions it can be deployed stand-alone or as part of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS. 
The Nutanix Files team in Serbia was established in Spring of 2022, and has been constantly growing since then. As one of the first people in the team you will have a strong influence on future growth and development of the product and the team.
Your Role:
  • Leading a team of engineers and setting the engineering best practices;
  • Owning an engineering area of the Nutanix Files solution;
  • Hiring and attracting the talent for your and other Nutanix teams;
  • Working with other engineering groups across geographies;
  • Taking part in leading the Nutanix Files organization in Serbia and driving the team culture.
  • Drive architecture and design decisions in the areas of replication, infrastructure areas.
What You'll bring :
  • 2+ years of experience in managing engineering teams;
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience working on developing Systems and/or Distributed software. 
  • Technical leadership and passion for programming and a rock-solid coding foundation in one or more languages: C, C++, python, golang.
  • Understanding of UNIX/Linux.
  • Technical leadership and passion for programming.
  • Passion for building world-class engineering teams and culture;
  • Passion for system design;
  • Experience in engineering fundamentals and software design best practices.


Meet the hiring manager!


Kalpesh Bafna, Technical Director, is the global head of this team. He is a hands-on tech manager with a solid track record of leading winning teams who successfully delivered complex software features. 


Kalpesh started with Nutanix 8 years back, as a founding engineer for Nutanix Files product, and is  looking for people who share the same passion for software development, as well as leading teams to solve complex distributed systems problems.


What the Team Says 


“People here have really diverse knowledge, especially in the field of distributed systems. They are very productive, but also very fun to work with. Each day has new interesting challenges, and everyone is very open to new ideas. Sometimes maybe too open, so be careful when you say “I would like to change this thing from scratch”. :) 


Don’t be surprised when action is taken instantly after your proposals.”


How we work


We work in a hybrid setup, a few days each week people meet in the office, while having the liberty to choose where you want to work from on the other days.  Everyone has a lot of autonomy in their everyday work, but also we strive to stay connected and provide help to each other whenever needed.  We also have weekly Nutanix lunch days that are a great opportunity to connect in person with the team and other colleagues.


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.