MTS - Developer, Core Data Path

Engineering - Durham Durham, North Carolina Req.Num.: 7809

Who are our employees?

We’re an eclectic group of 4,000+ 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 or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

Developers in the Core Data Path team are responsible for the storage fabric that underlies the entire Nutanix solution. They also come up with ways to replicate data to remote sites so that work can continue after any given site goes down. And, they end up delving into the innards of the Linux kernel and hardware from time to time.


What you will do

  • Architect, design and develop software for a converged computing+storage platform for the software defined data center
  • Develop a deep understanding of complex distributed systems, and design innovative solutions for customer requirements
  • Improve performance, scale-out and resiliency of distributed storage systems
  • Work closely with other development teams, testers, documentation writers and product management to deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment
  • Engage with customers and support when needed to solve production issues


What we would like to see in you

  • Love of programming and expertise in one or more languages: C++, C, Java
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and analysis techniques
  • Ability to get things done in Linux, and familiar with how it works under the hood
  • Experience with any of: file systems, operating systems, database back-ends, distributed systems, cloud technologies
  • Past projects involving large-scale distributed systems such as Hadoop, Cassandra, Zookeeper
  • Comfortable with virtualization technologies like KVM, VMware, Hyper-V, Xen
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field



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.