Software Engineer – Test Internship/Co-op
Nutanix - San Jose, CA

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The Area: Nutanix QA
Do you love breaking software? Do you relish the notion of finding bugs in complex software designed and implemented by top-notch software engineers? If so, Nutanix wants you. We are building a unique game-changing product that will redefine the datacenter and we’re looking for the very best hackers that crave a serious challenge.

Nutanix is bringing the highly scalable, economic datacenter infrastructure of the largest Internet companies (such as Amazon’s EC2) to the marketplace. Based on concepts employed in core infrastructure systems at Google, our converged virtualization product can scale to manage petabytes of data while running thousands of virtual machines, By eliminating the need for network and SAN storage, we’re turning the multi-billion dollar virtualization industry upside down.

The Role: Test Internship/Co-op
As an Intern for our QA and Test Automation team, you will be working with some of the hardest and most exciting problems in systems testing and debugging failures. This will be a paid summer internship or co-op position with flexible start and ending dates.

You will be:
Executing and writing manual and automated tests to find bugs.
Working closely with development engineers to analyze and find root cause of failures
Filing bugs and tracking them to closure
Enjoying the the best employee benefits available, flexible work hours, generous stock options, free lunches 5 days a week, fully stocked kitchen, and a professional Ping-Pong table.

You must:
Be graduating with a BS in CS or EE in 2014. Exceptional Freshman or Sophomores with strong Linux Sys Admin and/or coding skills will be considered as well.
Have taken at least one course in Data Structures and at least one course in Operating Systems.
Strong systems administration experience in UNIX, preferably Linux
Genuine interest in QA

Ideally you have:
Understanding of fundamental file system concepts and protocols such as: disk partitions, networked filesystems, logical volumes, journaled filesystems and block devices.
Experience using virtualization technologies such as VMware, Hyper-V, or Xen. VMware is preferred.
Experience testing a “systems” product (file systems, storage systems, databases, operating systems, hypervisors, or networking).
Experience developing software in one of the following programming languages: Python/Perl/C/C++/Java.

About this company
Nutanix delivers web-scale IT infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively...