Nutanix Core Performance Engineer in Bangalore, India


This role combines systems architecture and troubleshooting skills, performance testing, experimental methods, tool development and the opportunity to work with emerging infrastructure technology. Successful candidates are likely to have experience working for a vendor in the field of Virtualization, Networking or Storage performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales, Support and Nutanix partners to drive the resolution of difficult technical issues escalated to Performance Engineering.

  • Debug performance issues and advocate code/design improvements to the core data path development team where necessary.

  • Advise prospective customers on performance evaluation methodology in general and specifically in relation to the Nutanix architecture.

  • Execute and optimize popular benchmarks and load tests.

  • Develop and provide performance related training to other business units.

  • Develop and implement tooling to aid performance troubleshooting.

  • Travel to customer sites to diagnose performance issues, present on the performance roadmap, and assist the Sales Organization with POC efforts.


  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Experienced in resolving systemic performance issues.

  • Breadth of technology skills in Linux/Windows Systems Administration, Networking, and Storage.

  • Ability to work within a team environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in Python or other scripting language.

  • The passion & ability to learn new things, while never being satisfied with the status quo.

  • Willingness to work in a fast growing company.

  • 4 to 7 years of experience in performance engineering profiles.

  • BE or MS in Computer Science or related stream.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with product engineering.

  • Experience with enterprise/cloud benchmarks.

  • Experience with VMware, Hyper-V, KVM, or Xen hypervisors.

  • Experience with enterprise and/or cloud storage.

  • Experience with distributed systems.

  • Familiarity with using Linux/Windows performance troubleshooting tools.

  • Understanding of software, storage, and files-system performance characteristics.

  • Experience with tool or UI design.

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.