Nutanix MTS Developer—New Grad (Systems) in San Jose, California

The Software Engineering Team

Nutanix engineers are crafting a revolutionary technology, building the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS. We’re using our love of programming and diverse backgrounds to deliver the simplicity and agility of popular public cloud services, but with the security and control that you need in a private cloud. 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 Role: MTS Developer – New Grad

The MTS Developer—New Grad position is an aggregate position for all back-end systems roles including (but not limited to) working on the core data path, platform deployment, data protection and replication, Linux kernel development, Acropolis Hypervisor, SDN management and control plane software, big data infrastructure, intelligent edge computing platform, and cloud security. 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.


  • Architect, design and develop software for the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS.

  • Develop a deep understanding of complex distributed systems, and design innovative solutions for customer requirements.

  • Work on performance, scaling out and resiliency of distributed storage systems.

  • Work alongside with development, test, documentation and product management teams to deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment.

  • Engage with customers and support when needed to solve production issues.


  • Proficient in modern languages such as Python, C++, C, Golang, Java, and JavaScript

  • Deep understanding of UNIX/Linux or expertise in Windows

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

  • 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 trade-offs in building clustered, high- performance, fault-tolerant distributed systems software

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

  • Understanding of code optimization for performance and scalability

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field required . If pursuing a PhD, please refer to the careers page for opportunities.

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