Member of Technical Staff - VM as a Service

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 15339

We are looking for engineers who are passionate to work on scalable distributed systems. You will be part of the team which owns the backend infrastructure to expose virtual machines as a service. The services will scale to handle millions of VMs across thousands of nodes in the datacenter. Ensuring the right performance and availability of your product will be one of the topmost priorities of the role. 



  • Strong Distributed Systems development and design skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write high quality functional and design specifications
  • Understands tradeoffs in building clustered, high- performance, fault-tolerant distributed systems software
  • Love of programming - excellent at Python and/or C++ for enterprise quality software development.
  • Solid understanding of debugging techniques in a distributed environment.
  • 4+ years’ experience in building and shipping production-grade services.
  • Collaborate with the geo-distributed team to deliver projects end-to-end with high quality and predictability.


Qualifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of industry experience


Preferred Languages

  • Python, GoLang, C++

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 Opportunity Employer 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

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.

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