Principal Engineer - Nutanix Database as a Service

Engineering - India Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 22968

About Team and Product

Nutanix Database Service (NDB) is a DBaaS (Database as a Service) product for on-premise Nutanix customers. The product is expanding to a Hybrid Multi Cloud Solution with a scalable architecture. The NDB engineering team is distributed across India, US, and Serbia. As we plan to scale NDB Engineering for the next generation product and build a world class engineering organization, we are looking for a Principal Engineer for the India site. If the idea of starting small and building big excites you, you will be a good fit for this team. With NDB, you'll find no shortage of challenging problems to work on. We work closely across our team in a collaborative environment that encourages the open exploration of ideas. 


  • Lead technical direction for major product areas of the Nutanix Database Service (NDB).
  • Drive the design for scalable, modular, and extensible components and define future technical vision for the product.
  • Develop a deep understanding of customer use cases and design innovative solutions for customer requirements.
  • Work closely with tech leads, engineers, and product management to deliver high-quality features in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work closely with the UX team to provide a simple and delightful experience to customers.
  • Collaborate with other product architects at Nutanix and ensure alignment with the overall Nutanix vision.
  • Coach/Mentor Staff Engineers in the team to enable them to grow to the next level.



  • Experience working with the compute/storage services of Azure, AWS, GCP.
  • Experience architecting SaaS applications running on public cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience working with databases (Postgres, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB).
  • Experience in one or more of the following languages: Java, Go, Python
  • Familiarity with containers and Kubernetes.  


  • Experience developing storage, networking, and virtualization products.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required. Advanced degree in Computer Science preferred.
  • Experience of 20 - 25 years developing highly scalable and available software.


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