Staff Security Engineer-DevSecOps

Information Technology San Jose, California United States Req.Num.: 17913

Staff Security Engineer-DevSecOps

Hungry. Humble. Honest.

Our values form the foundation of who we are and how we operate every day around the world. They show up in our ambition to achieve our dreams, our courage to do what matters, and our tenacity to keep customers happy. At Nutanix, we prize those unique individuals who demonstrate empathy, respect differences, and appreciate others. If you’re authentic, credible and transparent—someone who walks your talk and thrives on collaboration—we want you to join our team!

The ideal candidate will have a passion for cybersecurity, system monitoring and analysis, and developing/automating creative solutions. As a DevSecOps Engineer you will be expected to be skilled at identifying security gaps in our infrastructure/process within our CI/CD pipeline, effectively execute projects/initiatives to address them, demonstrate excellent judgment, prioritization and communication of technical security risks, and act as a security liaison supporting business units.

Key Responsibilities may include:

  • Be a strong thought leader and clearly communicate to build support for your ideas across the different organizational units.
  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and work effort needed to design and implement security controls in the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Proactively identify and remediate security gaps, risks and issues within the CI/CD pipeline
  • Design security for development environments including Jenkins, Artifactory, Github Enterprise,and Bitbucket
  • Researches, analyzes, and formulates recommendations regarding technologies, products, and solutions to fulfill requirements within the enterprise.


  • Must be well organized and able to leverage best practices, able to thrive in fast-paced environment, and, most importantly, have the ability to approach problems with an innovative, can-do attitude.
  • Experience in implementing security controls in the CI/CD pipeline by integrating security in Jenkins using shift left concept and the remediation of security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience in Infrastructure as code specific to security vulnerability scanning.
  • Experience in securing Git operations., working with Docker containers, and container orchestration tools (Kubernetes).
  • Strong understanding of DevSecOps concepts/framework.
  • Experience with 1 or more programming or scripting language such as Python, Bash, VBScript,Powershell,JSON,Ruby, C, Java,php.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate cross-functionally within the different organizational units



Additional Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security,Programming, or Information Systems preferred.
  • 3-5 years of application development testing and experience in agile driven development using tooling such as Jenkins, Bitbucket, Artifactory, Git Hub, static, and dynamic code analysis
  • CISSP,CCSP,SANS/GIAC, AWS DevOps Engineer Professional, Professional,AZ-204 AZ-500 certificates preferred.

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’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.