Python Developer - X-Ray

Engineering - AMER Durham, North Carolina Req.Num.: 17183

The X-Ray team is looking for a seasoned Python Developer to contribute to a complex product spanning infrastructure automation, performance testing, and web application areas. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in developing robust backend python code while maintaining the ability to work across the stack when needed.

You Will:

  • Design and implement new features that provide simple, repeatable infrastructure testing capabilities
  • Work closely with product and design teams to implement consumer-grade user experiences for enterprise products in a fast-paced environment
  • Take ownership across the product and support internal and external users
  • Build software with testability and in mind

You Have: 

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in Python programming, particularly in the areas around automation and web frameworks (Django) / REST APIs
  • Experience with virtualized infrastructure (VMware vSphere, Nutanix AHV, Microsoft Hyper-V) automation
  • Solid understanding of infrastructure (storage, networking, containers)

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience in benchmarking and performance testing
  • Experience with system testing, or chaos engineering practices
  • Previous development exposure to HTML and Javascript frameworks (React)

About X-Ray:

X-Ray is testing product designed by Nutanix to simplify the evaluation of virtual infrastructure. Covering more than peak performance benchmarks, X-Ray enables users to better understand a systems holistic performance, resiliency, and scale through realistic scenario-based test cases. X-Ray is a flexible, open product built using open source software, connecting to infrastructure via public APIs and works with Nutanix and Non-Nutanix systems.  Nutanix also open sources portions of the X-Ray product for transparency.

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’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

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