Data Center Operations Manager

Nutanix   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 107 days ago

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Data Center Operations Manager

We are looking for a leader with a hands-on technical acumen and architectural expertise in Cloud Data Center Infrastructure such as compute, storage, data center and wide area networking. The Data-Center Infrastructure Operations Team is responsible for building, developing, and operating the data centers that power the Nutanix Xi Cloud Platform worldwide. You must have a proven track record and experience with building and supporting large public facing data-center infrastructure that powers SaaS, PaaS or IaaS services. You have to be passionate about building, maintaining, and developing a great team, environment, and successful global DC and NOC.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Build, maintain, and operate DC infrastructure and operations processes to ensure high availability, superior performance, and 24x7 support.
  • Build and grow a global team of DC and network operations engineers.
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, encouraging, coaching for all staff and foster a culture of accountability, innovation and team-work
  • Ensure all technical procedures such as installation, configuration, runbooks etc. are documented and updated.
  • Automation of infrastructure services and system administration tasks
  • Implement and maintain a monitoring platform to address the operational issues for all customer facing assets.
  • Partner with engineering teams and rest of operations teams to ensure smooth deployment and upgrade of software and datacenter services
  • Manage vendors contracts, ecosystem partner contracts etc. and co-develop capacity and expansion plans


  • 5+ years in data-center and Cloud operations (SaaS/IaaS/PaaS) running complex global data-center infrastructure spanning multiple global data centers.
  • 5 years of overall infrastructurearchitecture & engineering in defining and developing high security, and high availability solutions.
  • 5+ years of supervising global teams
  • Running a service operations & data center delivery function
  • Knowledge of DevOps & ITIL approaches and strategies
  • Creating and operating a NOC to monitor and troubleshoot a production network and datacenter infrastructure
  • Maintaining vendor and contracts management, hardware, software procurement, and budgeting
  • Developing automation for provisioning of hosts and/or network devices.
  • Demonstrating ability to prioritize tasks or projects to align with the strategic objectives and with business goals, assign recurring tasks and to utilize metrics to measure effectiveness.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills

Required Technical & Architectural Experience and Skills:

  • Developing and deploying DC monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Hypervisors such as ESXi, KVM, Hyper-V
  • Hands on Linux and/or Windows administration experience
  • Supporting core Infrastructure computing services such as Domain Controllers, Virtualization, Storage, Backup/Recovery, Data Security, Data Replication & monitoring.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of TCP/IP, BGP, MPLS, L3VPN, SSL, application load-balancing and understanding of networking specifications.
  • Containerization concepts, experience with clustering and scheduling suites such as Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, DCOS
  • Knowledge of applications, databases, and operating systems

Req.Num.: 4824