Nutanix Senior Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore, India

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.

The MTS Developer position is an aggregate position for all back-end systems roles. Our backend engineering work is done mostly in Python, with some C and we are beginning to port some key components to goLang. Developers will be required to implement protocol clients/servers, work with message queues, code massively parallel systems, write async network code, develop graph walkers, worry about database performance and tackle cloud-scale problems. When applying for this job, you'll be automatically considered for our current and future developer roles. Lets match up our challenges with your skills.


  • Make existing slow/un-scalable stuff go faster

  • Fix buggy software that exists today

  • You will be building systems management software to manage application life cycle in the software-defined scale out data center

This opportunity will allow you to...

  • Improve performance and scalability of internal back-end components

  • Diagnose and debug deep and insidious issues

  • Influence & develop revolutionary ways to expand feature offerings & product line. 


  • Love of programming and rock-solid in one or more languages: C, C++, Java, Python or Javascript, ideally for enterprise-quality software

  • Extensive knowledge of UNIX/Linux or expertise in Windows

  • Development experience in file systems, operating systems, database back- 
ends, distributed systems management, Cloud technologies

  • Experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, Cassandra, Zookeeper and other large-scale distributed systems preferred

  • Familiarity with OS internals, concepts of distributed data management, and design/implementation tradeoffs in building clustered, high- performance, fault-tolerant distributed systems software

  • Experience working with virtualization technologies like VMware, Hyper-V, Xen.

  • Familiarity with x86 architecture, virtualization and/or storage management

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s (required), or PhD (preferred) in Computer Science

  • A few years of industry experience or equivalent research experience

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.