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Senior Manager, Engineering


Pune, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Data Analytics & Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
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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

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart.


The Opportunity
Join our team at Nutanix as a Sr Engineering Manager where you will play a crucial role in building a Unified Data Platform to support Nutanix Cloud Manager (NCM) and Nutanix Insights products. Your mission will be to build an observability platform that allows our customers to proactively monitor and manage their infrastructure and applications. By assembling a team of highly motivated engineers and building a reliable data platform and driving the adoption of best practices, you will contribute to the success of our products. This is a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies,  highly talented engineers and peers,  and be part of a fast-paced environment where autonomy and ownership are valued.


Engineering / R&D at Nutanix
NCM provides an observability platform that allows Nutanix customers to proactively monitor and manage their private and public cloud infrastructure and applications. The Nutanix Insights team provides a telemetry data platform that provides insights into the customer install base to help crucial functions in the company, viz. Customer Support, Product Adoption and Renewals. The next-gen feature work in the Data Platform team will span across various aspects of a big data pipeline, such as data collection, data transformation / processing and data analysis. The candidate will have an opportunity to lead and mentor the Data Platform team in India and ensure it works well in conjunction with the team in the US. The candidate will work with SREs, Product Managers and other product teams to refine the scope of the wide-ranging and challenging problems and deliver creative solutions for the same.


Your Role
People Management
  • Lead and grow a strong software engineering team of engineers spread across multiple locations in India by focussing on establishing a culture of empowerment and growth.
  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, performance management, and career planning of engineers.
Product and Technical
  • Collaborate with other Product teams, QA and Product Management in defining the technical roadmap for the data platform.   
  • Drive scalable, extensible architecture by participating in architecture and technical design for a data platform across SaaS and on-prem.

Engineering Process & Release Management
  • Establish software development best practices and streamline release planning process to drive iterative and rapid feature deployment working with teams across geographies.
  • Drive development of timely and high quality software releases
  • Collaborate with Program Management to define the release process for SaaS and on-prem. 


What You Will Bring
  • BA, BS, or MS degree in computer science or related streams
  • 15+ years experience in software product development.
  • 4+ years experience in Engineering Management
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience with one or more of the following languages (Python, Scala, Java, Golang)
  • Experience working with Big Data technologies and one or more of the cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP etc)
  • Having an owner's mindset and experience working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Good understanding and working experience in both SaaS and on-prem development best practices


About the Team
About Your Manager: Meet Akshay Muramatti, Director of Engineering. Akshay joined Nutanix in 2016 and was part of the founding team that built the first big data pipeline at Nutanix. He currently leads the data platforms for Nutanix Insights and Nutanix Cloud Manager products. Akshay has 15 years of industry experience and loves all kinds of music, and is pursuing his goal of being an amateur singer.
What The Team Says: The team at Nutanix is highly collaborative and fosters a culture of learning and knowledge-sharing. We work hard to solve difficult problems and celebrate victories together, creating lasting memories. The team values diverse viewpoints and everyone's sentiments are respected, no matter their position.
How We Work: The team works in a hybrid setup, with employees required to be in the office 2–3 days a week.

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