Nutanix Platform Engineering – Technology Specialist in San Jose, California

Nutanix is rapidly moving towards a Pure Software Play model, and this journey requires a shift in how Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Operating System is built and packaged for consumption beyond the current set of Hardware Platforms & Configurations. While on this journey, it is highly essential for us to keep fueling the business with the latest and greatest of Server and HW technologies and deliver the Nutanix experience to our customers across a wide variety of hardware solutions.

How often does one get to be part of a company's epic journey, which gives an opportunity to look back in a few years and say, "You know what, it all started with a small team that I was a key member of!"

Key Responsibilities:

In this role, you will help with selection and qualification of hardware components targeted to Nutanix, OEM and strategic partners’ platforms. Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with SMEs to evaluate and qualify hardware components (e.g. SSD, NIC, HBA, GPU etc.) for inclusion into the Nutanix Compatibility list.

  • Identify, develop and debug tests to address test coverage gaps.

  • Support integration of new hardware components by contributing plugins into Nutanix microservices.

  • Debug customer issues and help drive resolution in a timely manner.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Masters or PhD in CS/CE/EE or equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years of working experience with Intel x86 or equivalent platforms.

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Solid understanding of x86 (or equivalent) enterprise architecture and manageability. Familiarity with OS/Driver/Component interaction is a plus.

  • Knowledge of one or more protocols such as DDR4, PCIe, SAS, SATA, Ethernet

  • Experience with Python or other scripting languages is highly desired.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


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We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.