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Early career - Performance Engineer

Company: Nutanix
Location: Durham
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:


Do you enjoy finding bottlenecks and removing them to make products faster? Then this might be the job for you. It combines system architecture, troubleshooting skills, performance testing, and the opportunity to explore new areas in hardware and software. An ideal candidate would have experience writing automation or finding bottlenecks across a complex system.

Key Responsibilities: Requirements:

  • C reate automation (using Python, Ansible, shell scripts, etc) to be able to run bottleneck analysis across multiple versions of software and/or hardware
  • P rocess large amounts of data to find the performance needle hiding in the haystack In the future,
  • D esign tests (in addition to creating the automation) to answer questions and find bottlenecks
  • S uggest changes to improve performance of our products
  • E valuate areas where we have a lack of performance coverage and fix it
  • L ook at new and future workloads and design performance tests that mimic them
  • E ducate customers and partners on the Nutanix architecture, our
  • a pproach to data reliability and performance, and competitive
  • d ifferentiation in those areas.
  • C omfortable with Python
  • C omfortable asking questions when working with large and unfamiliar code bases.
  • C omfortable with at least one Linux performance tool
  • G ood at solving problems, and able to work independently
  • I nterested in developing a breadth of technology skills in operating systems, virtualization, networking and storage
  • E xcellent verbal and written communication skills
  • W illingness to work in a fast growing and sometimes chaotic
  • e nvironment
    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'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 CandidateAccommodationRequests@nutanix.com .

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