Talent Scout (Sourcer) - University Recruiting Team

Human Resources Durham, North Carolina Req.Num.: 14757

Who are our employees?

We’re an eclectic group of 5,000+ dreamers, believers and builders, operating in over 40 countries. We’re Hungry. Humble. Honest. With Heart. The 4H’s: these are our core values and the DNA of our company. They help drive our employees to succeed, to strive to be better, to learn from every experience. Our employees are encouraged to have spirited debates and conversations and to think with a founder’s mindset. This means we’re all CEO’s of the company and, as such, make the best decision every day that aligns with our company goals. It’s through our values, our conversations and mindsets that we can continue to disrupt the industry and drive innovation in the market.

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 www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

Nutanix is seeking a dynamic and creative talent scout to join our University Recruiting team. You will focus on non-technical recruiting (such as Sales, Marketing, and G&A), identifying top talent for positions in our ever-growing intern, new graduate and early career programs.  Sourcing diverse talent for offices across the United States, the Talent Scout will need to be well-versed in campus sourcing and outreach as we increase our campus brand with top universities. In addition to working with the UR team, the Talent Scout will also engage with the broader Talent Acquisition team on diversity recruiting, referral campaigns, and employment branding strategies to drive University Recruiting activities for our technical teams.  


  • Build pipelines while identifying potential candidates through web sourcing, networking, candidate referrals and other creative ways to fill talent pipelines.
  • Call, screen, and sell prospective candidates on taking the first step toward discovering their career with Nutanix.
  • Own all on-campus recruiting efforts including Career Fair participation, information sessions and tech talks, on-campus interviews, diversity events, and other creative events to engage students. 
  • Complete market research on what schools and programs are the best fit for our respective business units.
  • Locate and engage candidates through the use of Linkedin sourcing, Boolean sourcing, and alternative search techniques.  
  • Consistently maintain and track pipeline activity to share with Hiring Managers, the Campus Recruiting Lead, and other Recruiters.
  • Maintain applicant pool keeping the pipeline clean with easily shareable metrics.
  • Drive referral campaigns with current talent to engage future candidates from target universities. 
  • Assist with additional programming and project work as needed across the University team and broader Talent Acquisition team.


  • Industry knowledge with a general comprehension of relevant skillsets for university recruitment.
  • Strong leadership skills including communication, delivery of results, consultative skills, and the ability to foster trust and build relationships. 
  • Ability to leverage sourcing tools like Piazza, Jumpstart, LinkedIn and others to nurture relationships and drive Nutanix branding.
  • Sound computer skills and experience with Google, Outlook, Excel, etc.

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 Employment Opportunity 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.

As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by contacting hr@nutanix.com.

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.