Software Engineer 3


San Jose, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Software
  • Post Date: 11/20/2023
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  • Company Address: 1740 Technology Dr. Suite 150, San Jose, CA, 95110

About Nutanix

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Job Description


We are a small dynamic team within Nutanix that is working on a DBaaS product, NDB. NDB enables managing and operating databases at scale using a unified UI and REST API interface for popular open source and enterprise Database Engines.. It enables standardization across an organization's database estate while introducing efficiency, agility, scalability, and cost savings for Day 1 to Day N operations of Databases (provisioning, high availability, patching, scaling, upgrades, backup/restore and efficient database copies). We work closely with our product in a collegiate, collaborative environment that encourages the open exploration of ideas. At Nutanix, you'll find no shortage of challenging problems to work on. If the journey from idea to product and joining a small team to make big contributions excites you then you will be a good fit for this team. We are seeking a great Software Developer to join our NDB team.

Your Role

  • Design and develop enterprise life cycle management software for open source and enterprise Databases
  • Develop deep understanding of customer use cases of various database lifecycle management and data protection in a secondary environment and design innovative solutions for customer requirements.
  • Work on defining functionality that is easy-to-use, intuitive to customers.
  • Work closely with development, test, documentation and product management teams to deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment.
  • Follow a methodical approach to design that is future ready and scalable.

What will you bring - 

  • Experience working with enterprise software development in dealing with lifecycle management, high availability, data protection and disaster recovery of Postgres, MySQL.
  • Preferred to have experience with Storage, Virtualization, Operating Systems Concepts, and Linux
  • Experience with LifeCycle Management of Databases in cloud is a strong plus 
  • Love of programming and rock-solid in one or more languages: Python, Java or C/C++
  • Must be able to write efficient code with high quality.
  • Experience with object oriented concepts and design is required.
  • Bachelor's degree/ Master's degree  in Computer Science or related field required with 5+ years experience. Advanced degree in Computer Science or similar preferred


Meet Hiring Manager - Anil Madan

My journey with databases started in 1999 working on an object database for 5 years and then Oracle database for 14 years . I joined the Nutanix NDB in 2018 leading the Nutanix database services engineering team to develop multi-hybrid cloud DBaaS. It helps customers today to efficiently manage a fleet of databases like Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB and MySQL. 

What the team says, 

“What I love about working in this team is that I have a rare opportunity to contribute to a cutting edge product that competes with most famous worldwide companies, while being surrounded by great teammates.”

How we work

As a global team, we work in various regions worldwide and function asynchronously as much as possible. Every engineer is given full autonomy and responsibility to work on features while collaborating with other stakeholders. We believe in giving engineers responsibility, not tasks. Our goal is to motivate and challenge people to do their best work. We actively participate, leverage and contribute to open source projects whenever possible. As we work on some of the industry leading solutions, we are focused on learning and leading the way when it comes to building multi/hybrid cloud platform to run apps and data anywhere. 


About us

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Nutanix is a passionate team of 6000+ employees worldwide. Our people (we call ourselves “Nutants”) are the heartbeat of #LifeAtNutanix and one of the many things that makes Nutanix a great place to work at. We share an intellectual curiosity, a bias for action, and an obsession for our customers. We are builders and problem solvers with an entrepreneurial spirit. Above all, we celebrate what makes each of us unique. 

We are humbled to be recognized as one of Bloomberg’s Top 50 Companies to Watch in 2020 and one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020

We’re growing fast and disrupting the computing industry. Join us and make your mark.


About our business

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making computing invisible anywhere. Companies around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app, at any location, at any scale for their private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.


We’re an equal opportunity employer

Nutanix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and (in the U.S.) an Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other category protected by applicable law. We hire and promote individuals solely on the basis of qualifications for the job to be filled.

We strive to foster an inclusive working environment that enables all our Nutants to be themselves and to do great work in a safe and welcoming environment, free of unlawful discrimination, intimidation or harassment.

As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by contacting


The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $116,800 and $234,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employees will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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