Backend Software Engineer (IoT Platform) (f/m/d)

Engineering - EMEA Berlin, Germany Req.Num.: 13180

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Backend Software Engineer (IoT Platform)

With the proliferation of billions of IoT devices at the Edge, generating vast amount of useful data, we need a decentralized computing platform that caters to a variety of data processing applications ranging from real time processing, machine learning and inferencing to long term archival and retrieval of data. We’re building a platform that enables customers to deploy data processing applications where the data is, instead of moving data to the applications. And for that reason we are looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join our Berlinda da  team. 

Nutanix Xi IoT Team

Xi IoT Platform team operates cloud service to manage planet scale infrastructure to make it extremely easy to build and run AI Powered Applications, at the Edge, Data center or public cloud. Our high level goal is to craft an IoT "OS" that makes the Edge and Cloud into one seamless entity for IoT developers. This is also an opportunity to work in a team of diverse skills. You will get a chance to apply and broaden your expertise of driving projects in machine learning, data science, security, distributed systems, cloud services, serverless architecture, large scale sensor/device management.

Learn more about the Xi IoT platform

About you:

You have a proven track record in software product development and delivery. You thrive with autonomy. You like being surrounded by world-class talent, hungry to build great products and services. You enjoy a fast paced yet disciplined approach towards building the next big thing. You have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems.

In this role you will:

  • Be part of the small team that’s developing multi-cloud platform services
  • Design and implement various platform services like Containers as a Service, Function as a Service, Data Services like Kafka or NATS or Object Stores, Sensor Ingestion Services and many more.
  • Design and implement various data migration techniques over WAN - connecting Edge to Public or Private Clouds
  • Design and implement remote debugging and troubleshooting in various platform components
  • Design and implement software infrastructure components to support planet scale deployment and operations
  • Deliver various platform management features end to end from Concept, Design, Implementation, Testing and Support working with other engineering team members.


  • Proficient in modern programming languages like GOLANG, Python or Java
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, Attention to details
  • Excellent grasp of software architecture and design
  • Excellent grasp of microservices based architectures
  • Excellent understanding of code optimization for performance and scalability
  • Excellent understanding of Docker Containers and Kubernetes
  • Exposure to developing data processing applications on native platform services on public clouds (AWS, Google, Azure) is a plus

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience building large scale distributed systems
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field

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