How to get a job at

Nutanix

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, the IT infrastructure software company is known for supporting their employees with generous employee benefits and a people-centered work/life balance.

What

Nutanix

Looks For

Nutanix looks for individuals who embody their 4 core values: Hungry, Humble, Honest with Heart. They are looking for those who are detail-oriented with a passion & ability to learn new things, while never being satisfied with the status quo.

History of

Nutanix

Nutanix was founded in 2009 and became a publicly held company in 2016. Nutanix has 5700+ employees worldwide working on 60 different teams. Nutanix’s CEO was designated one of CRN’s “Top 25 Innovators” and Nutanix has been awarded one of the Best Workplaces in Technology by Fortune, Top Workplaces in 2020 by The Washington Post, Best Tech Work Culture, and a Great Company for Millennials. They are the fastest growing infrastructure company and they’re just getting started!

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Engineering
Finance
Product
Human Resources / People / Talent
Data / Analytics
Design (UI/UX)
Research & Development
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
IT/IS
Operations
Customer Support / Success
Sales / Account Management
industries
Tech
office locations
Greater Charlotte
Greater San Francisco
Greater Seattle
Greater DC
Greater New York
2019 Revenue:
$1.236B

Nutanix

Internship Programs

Nutanix Summer Internship Program

Nutanix’s full-time, 12-week internship program serves as a talent pipeline for the company with 80% of interns converting to full-time. Their interns come from 50 different universities to join more than 60 Nutanix teams. At Nutanix, you can safely experiment, fail, learn, and experiment again.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Undergraduate students
Perks:
  • High chance of promotion
  • High chance of full-time offer
  • Highly diverse & inclusive

Nutanix

Interview Process

Applications for Software Engineering summer internships typically open at the end of August or early September. Non-technical roles are posted throughout fall/winter. Interviews take place in the winter.

1. Initial Phone Screen

The interview process starts with an initial phone screen with HR to briefly go over your background and interests to see if you could be a good fit.

2. Round of On-Site Interviews

The next step is a round of on-site interviews. This varies by role, but typically consists of three interviews with a specific team or department.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Nutanix and the interview process

Do your research

Conduct research on Nutanix so that you can tell an interviewer exactly how your vision, ideal work environment, interests, and goals align with theirs. Have a list of questions ready to show your passion

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.


Common Interview Questions at

Nutanix

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  • Can you tell me about a time you led a team and achieved a goal?   
  • Tell me about a time you had to manage conflict and how you went about solving the issue.
  • Why Nutanix?   
  • What are your strengths/weaknesses?   
  • Name one time you failed and what came out of it.
  • Name one time you were under pressure and how it came out.
  • What makes you unique and different from other applicants?
  • Software Engineering Examples: debugging problem was to debug a binary search code; threading, algorithms, operating systems, distributed computing; linked list programming (reverse); first letter in a string which is non-recurring; all sets of elements in an integer array which sum up to a given target; code to find what power of x is y.