Data Engineer

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 11167

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.

The Nutanix Data Science team is building a large-scale data processing system using data from across the company. This system will utilize visualizations, statistical analysis, and machine-learning algorithms to enable decisions for all business units.  We are seeking software engineers with experience manipulating, transforming, and managing large data sets.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop software to extract, process, and transport data into central system
  • Provide technical leadership on high-performance data processing / manipulation
  • Ensure 24x7 operation of business critical systems
  • Work cross-functionally with all organizations


  • At least 5 years of experience developing code for data transport and/or transformation
  • Excellent knowledge of algorithms and large-scale data optimization
  • Excellent skills in database schema design and SQL
  • Experience with business critical environment and production systems
  • Experience with data center telemetry desired
  • Experience with Google Protocol Buffers and JSON desired
  • Bachelor degree in technical field (Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)

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.