MTS - Automation Engineer (Prism Pro)

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 14743


Who are our employees?

We’re an eclectic group of 5,000+ 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 www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

Nutanix Prism Pro improves the quality and efficiency in IT operations for the modern data-center. Powered by machine learning and task automation, Prism Pro intelligently optimizes capacity, proactively detects performance anomalies, and enables the IT team to automate operations tasks with ease and confidence. Traditional IT operations management (ITOM) tools were built for static infrastructure. They often overwhelm IT teams with complex and noisy alerts that the teams can’t do anything about. In dynamic and scalable modern data centers with high performance and diverse workloads, IT teams need simplicity and accuracy to achieve high productivity in operations.

Overview of the role 

MTS, Test Developer is responsible for testing the component layers in the control plane (management layer) of the Nutanix platform. Prism Pro Monitoring and alerting infrastructure helps maintain overall system health, provides abilities to automate some of the day to day system tasks and enables support team to reach out customers proactively in case of any unforeseen system issues, failures. Prism Pro also learns performance behaviors, detects anomalies, and enables automated remediation via various canned actions. 

The individual should be able to develop complex test plans covering all the aspects of the product both at the component level and also end-2-end perspective. He/She needs to have an interest and capability in understanding the architecture and design limitations and come up with a comprehensive test plan in exercising and breaking the developed solution.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting requirements and design reviews of new features.
  • Designing high level test approaches and implementing detailed test plans.
  • Designing UI/Rest automation framework and add automated test cases for existing and new features.
  • REST API testing
  • Executing automated and manual tests during product testing phases to find all bugs in your assigned feature area(s).
  • Working closely with the Development team to analyze and find root cause of failures.
  • Filing defects and tracking them to closure.

Requirements: 

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field is required.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years or more of automation development experience.
  • Experience in testing application level framework
  • Experience with Python API test framework development
  • Experience in developing UI test framework using selenium.
  • Experience in test plan design and test case development for complex software projects.
  • Ability to debug and extend automated tests.
  • Experience testing a “systems” product (file systems, storage systems, databases, operating systems, hypervisors, or networking).
  • Good understanding UNIX, preferably Linux.
  • Basic understanding of Docker containers.
  • Good to have experience in virtualization technologies such as VMware, Hyper-V, KVM.
  • Experience in testing scalable performance distributed systems. 
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as GIT, build management tools and Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Ability to write scripts and tools for development and debugging.
  • Basic understanding of web technologies (HTTP/S, Javascript, JSON)
  • Working closely with the Development team to analyze and finding the root cause of failures.

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

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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 hr@nutanix.com.

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.

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