Member of Technical Staff - Platform Solutions

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 8493

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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.

The Platform Solutions team works at the hardware-software boundary to develop a number of tools and interfaces that abstracts the underlying platform to be used by Nutanix operating system. The team develops the software that does bootstrapping, imaging and deployment of Nutanix clusters, while exposing a common hardware abstraction layer and is the first impression on the customer for Nutanix.

Most of our tools implement RESTful servers, include user-friendly UIs, and are independently versioned and released. The team has high and growing visibility as we target the ultimate goal of allowing Nutanix operating system to run on any hardware. We are looking for strong software engineers with good computer science fundamentals and systems experience who are passionate about solving problems, driving forward solutions, and owning components.

Key Responsibilities:

> Design integration 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.

> Implement reliable software management infrastructure for clusters that scale out to hundreds of hosts.

> Work on running the Nutanix stack on any hardware in the market.

> Work on making the Nutanix software stack highly reliable.


> Love of programming.

> You should be strong in Python, C, C++, or another language.

> Deep understanding of UNIX/Linux.

> Familiarity with OS internals, concepts of distributed data management, and design/implementation trade-offs in building clustered, high- performance, fault-tolerant distributed systems software.

> Familiarity with x86 architecture, virtualization and/or storage management.

Qualifications and Experience:

> Strong computer science fundamentals.

> Strong programming skills.

> Knowledge and experience with systems preferred.


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