Software Engineer 3- DBaaS




San Jose, CA


Position summary

Software Engineer (MTS-3), Nutanix Database Service


We are a small dynamic team within Nutanix working on a Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) product. Nutanix Database Service (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). Now, we are entering the next stage of NDB evolution, with expansion to a full multi-cloud and Hybrid offering that supports multiple Database Engines. 

Within the NDB team, 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 using modern technology and shaping the future product roadmap 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

  • Architect, design and develop core software components for multi-hybrid cloud enterprise Database-as-a-Service. 
  • Develop deep understanding of customer (developers) use cases of various databases and design innovative solutions for customer requirements.
  • Work on defining functionality that is easy-to-use, intuitive to customers (developers).
  • 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 efficient, scalable and robust.

What will you bring - 

  • Experience working with Microservices, Kubernetes, Cloud Native applications

  • Experience working with enterprise software development in at least one of the development area: (REST APIs including OpenAPIs, Multi-tenancy system, Billing and Metering Services, Kubernetes Operators ),

  • Love of programming and rock-solid in one or more languages: Go, Java or 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 2-5  years experience. Advanced degree in Computer Science or similar preferred

Meet Hiring Manager - Krunal Jhaveri

I joined Nutanix NDB in 2021 leading the development effort for NDB Control Plane and the developer ecosystem in the US. Prior to Nutanix, I have worked with Vmware, Cisco, Microsoft building and managing efficient enterprise software services. I’m inspired by the opportunity to build a small team building a hybrid multi-cloud service in the multi-billion dollar DBaaS space. I’m also passionate about contributing to open-source projects. I look forward to working with smart passionate young engineers, experiencing the journey from idea to product.

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

We work in a hybrid style and all of our team members enjoy coming to the office 2-3 days a week. We are trying to minimize the number of meetings and nurture the culture of writing and sharing documents, which helped us achieve a more flexible schedule and transparent knowledge sharing. We also have twice a week Nutanix lunch days that are a great opportunity to connect in person with the team and other colleagues.

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 https://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@

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.

Why you should apply for a job to Nutanix:

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  • 93% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 89% would recommend this company to other women

  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity

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  • Fertility, family-planning benefits and parental leave to support a wide range of paths to parenthood (in the US)

  • Transgender health benefits for our employees’ safe and effective care (in the US)

  • Mental health resources, quarterly wellbeing days, no meeting Fridays & flexible time off (in the US)