Application Security – Automation and Tools Development

Engineering - India Pune, India Req.Num.: 22909

Hungry. Humble. Honest.

The Opportunity:
The Secure Development team is responsible for applying industry-leading practices and technology to build trustworthy solutions that have fewer field-discovered product security incidents. ensuring that security is an important stakeholder during a product's development lifecycle. All the products developed inside Nutanix go through our rigorous security process. We are looking for a highly motivated engineer to help us build scalable security systems and automations which would help us keep our products secure from vulnerabilities and security issues.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Programming proficiency in python, go, java or similar. Proficiency with shell scripting (bash or similar).
  • Working knowledge of Rest API integration and related tools, including Postman.
  • Hands-on experience of creating and integrating custom security plugins into CI/CD pipelines, including Jenkins and CircleCI.
  • Working knowledge of various security tools like static code analysis, open source scanning, container scanning, vulnerability scanning etc. is a plus.
  • Hands-on proficiency with Splunk, configuring searches and related dashboards and exposing this information to end users securely.
  • Experience deploying applications, databases, APIs, and lambda functions in AWS. GCP or Azure experience also a plus
  • Experience working with product teams for tool onboarding and related RBAC, ideally through automation
  • Background assisting with the selection of security tools, including the development of requirements against which vendor offerings are measured
  • Experience working with security vendors to ensure that feature requests and defects are triaged, assigned and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Working knowledge of SAML and Okta setup / configuration as it relates to security scanning tools is a plus


  • BS degree or 3+ years of security tools experience, focused on host and application security
  • Coding proficiency related to configuration, deployment, and reporting against security tools
  • Seasoned experience with integration / automation of toolsets, using custom approaches that require programming and job scheduling
  • Experience working in cloud environments like AWS and Azure
  • Self-driven, with a sense of responsibility and an internal drive to complete projects
  • Working knowledge of Rest API integration and related tools, including Postman
  • Working knowledge of json, xml, http headers and related rest api authentication / authorization approaches.



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.