Member of Technical Staff - Hardware
Nutanix - San Jose, CA

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MTS - Hardware Engineer

Are you interested in building hardware for the virtualized data centers of the future?

Nutanix is looking for those who are familiar with industry trends & cutting edge technologies. As a member of the Hardware Engineering team, you would have the opportunity to work on commodity x86 servers and storage components, transforming them into powerful, energy efficient, highly scalable and highly serviceable converged solutions for global enterprise companies. While collaborating with senior members of engineering team, you will be responsible for validating hardware operation, standards compliance, firmware capabilities and system programmatic interfaces.

You can be apart of a disruptive industry, that will merge the public with the private cloud.

Conduct the hands-on HW qualification & FA, analyze the results, generate the reports.
Evaluate and qualify motherboards, memory, CPUs, add-on cards, chassis components, and thermal/power in the data center environment
Evaluate and qualify BIOS/controller firmware/device drivers; resolve HW/SW interaction issues
Maintain prototypes/equipment, develop & maintain tools for all programmable HW
Work with Support & Sales teams on any customer escalation issue. Provide HW support and Failure Analysis for Field Returns.

Desired Skills and Experience:
BS/MS in CS/EE or related fields and 1+ year related work experience
Understanding of modern x86 server architectures and storage/networking technologies (PCIe, SSD, SATA, SAS, NIC, Sandy Bridge/Ivy Bridge, etc.)
Good understanding of BIOS/EFI, BMC, IPMI, Linux, Hypervisor, etc
Must be self driven while able to work independently & under guidance
Good verbal communication & collaboration skills
Some programming experience with Python, shell a plus
Familiarity with virtualization technologies a plus