Nutanix MTS - XRE Engineer in Seattle, Washington

MTS - XRE engineer

Xi Reliability Engineering (XRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. XRE ensures that Nutanix’s internally critical and externally visible cloud services have reliability and uptime appropriate to users' needs and a fast rate of improvement while keeping an ever-watchful eye on capacity and performance. XRE is a mindset and a set of engineering approaches focused on optimizing Nutanix cloud infrastructure services and eliminating work through automation.

As an XRE Engineer, you will be designing, building and operating features and services that makes Xi, Nutanix cloud services to be secure, reliable, completely elastic, scalable, and self healing. Delivering reliable and high-performance services and features. Nutanix requires engineers with exceptional expertise and boundless creativity.


  • You will play an active role in deploying, monitoring and fixing IaaS for the Nutanix Cloud.

  • You will be a part of the team responsible for monitoring and incident response for all Xi Cloud services globally.

  • You will lead and front the incident response process by building/using problem-solving guides and pull in the on-call engineers on rotation, when needed, wherein you will triage, and tackle Xi problems for customers.

  • Drive post-mortems on Xi production issues and planning for changes to prevent future incidents.

  • Work in collaboration with the rest of the engineering teams to optimizing incident management process and service lifecycle, including design, deployment, monitoring, and general operations.

  • You will drive automation engineering to reduce incidents and increase reliability; develop and operate solutions necessary to support and improve or automate cloud operations. E.g. monitoring and logging solutions self healing and self services tools.


  • 5+ years of experience in Software engineering or related role, preferably in a cloud service environment

  • DevOps experience is preferred.

  • Strong coding experience required, preferably in Python or Bash

  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux internals

  • Some understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking fundamentals.

  • Bonus: Experience operating with hypervisors and Nutanix products.


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