Software Developer - LCM/Core Infrastructure

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Seattle, Washington Req.Num.: 22770

Software Developer - LCM/Core Infrastructure

Nutanix engineers are creating a revolutionary technology, building the software defined data center. We’re using our love of programming and outstanding backgrounds to change the way companies virtualize their data center. At Nutanix, you’ll find no shortage of challenging problems to work on. We work closely with our product in a collegiate, collaborative environment that encourages the open exploration of ideas.

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud, is looking to hire outstanding software developers to join our LCM/Infra team.  You will be part of a small yet impactful team with ample opportunity to grow and expand your skill set. Nutanix welcomes big thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, those who are unafraid to take on seemingly impossible challenges and interested in learning how to build a business along the way.


  • Design and develop Core Software Infrastructure software for Nutanix distributed cluster.
  • Be part of the Nutanix Lifecycle Management software team and design/develop software framework to manage lifecycle of distributed software systems.
  • Independently own components in the software stack and be responsible for their evolution
  • Mentor junior engineers in the team through code reviews, design reviews and provide technical guidance on a day/day basis
  • Ability to make the code extendable for a massively distributed infrastructure with several nodes with millions of entities.
  • Understanding of hypervisor like ESXi or KVM or HyperV is a Plus
  • Ability to design software with clean interfaces and APIs with other components
  • Understand intrinsic details about key distributed design principles like CAP theorem, PACELC etc. and ability to apply in virtualized environments.
  • Interact with other teams across the system software stack to clearly communicate and express your technical views and design


  • BA, BS, or MS degree in Computer Science or related field, and 8-10+ years of experience
  • Collaborative and proactive engineer with strong technical leadership qualities
  • Consistently delivered high quality enterprise software with a bias for action
  • Excellent design and coding skills in any one of Python, C++, Go
  • Ability to collaborate and solve broad problems spanning multiple teams
  • Ability to understand customer requirements and translate that to design and code
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving agile environment
  • Finely tuned critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of standard data structures and algorithms

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 Employment Opportunity 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 [email protected]


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.