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Director of Engineering

San Jose, CA, USA | Nutanix

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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We are seeking a strong technical leader and motivator who owns and drives technical projects and provides leadership for groups of engineers in an innovative, productive and collaborative Agile environment. This role is responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects.

This role will support datacenter management plane team (Prism) in designing and implementing API infrastructure that enables developers to create and publish APIs.

What you’ll do:

Manage complex technical projects and teams in the areas of API infrastructure, API governance, API extensibility, RBAC infrastructure, security, lifecycle management, self-service portal, etc.

Live the Agile principles and create a high performing team through them 

Hire, mentor and grow passionate individuals who work well in strong teams 

Strong leader capable of motivating the very best software engineers, as well as gaining their respect 

That rare mix of intelligence, initiative, integrity, domain knowledge, verbal agility, and diplomacy which allows you to rapidly earn the trust of astute teams and individuals across the company


B.S. / M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent 

Proven track record leading and building successful software teams 

10+ years of industry experience with 5+ years in a management role 

Experience with Agile methodologies

Experience with web servers and REST APIs a plus

Familiarity with a broad mix of technologies such as Zookeeper, Cassandra, Docker, Kafka, OpenStack

Familiarity with virtualization technologies (vSphere (ESX), Hyper-V, or KVM) and storage space

Desirable: Experience with large scale distributed systems

Desirable: Experience in Datacenter management or Cloud management space

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