Meet Pure Storage's
COLTON CANNON

Careers - Colton’s Story
 Fresh Out Of College
Colton’s Story
Fresh Out Of College
Colton attended the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and graduated in May 2016. He learned about Pure Storage through a friend who only had good things to say about the company after completing an internship. So when Pure Storage was on campus for a career fair, Colton made a point to talk to the representatives—then interviewed, and has worked there since 2016.
Careers - What Colton Does
 Software Developer
What Colton Does
Software Developer
Colton and his fellow engineers work with a multitude of internal teams, since they’re the ones implementing all the different features these teams depend on. Colton works with a variety of technologies and coding languages, all the way from front-end design work to interfacing with the back-end systems.
 
 
“As new hire, I came into Pure Storage expecting to be told what to do and not being able to have input into important decisions. However, I was shocked to find that I had the freedom to bring my own input into major design decisions and be genuinely heard.”
 
“As new hire, I came into Pure Storage expecting to be told what to do and not being able to have input into important decisions. However, I was shocked to find that I had the freedom to bring my own input into major design decisions and be genuinely heard.”
 
 
“We've started a 'moonshot' program, where if you have some crazy idea that just might work, you can be put onto a moonshot, work on your project, and present it to the company.”
 
“We've started a 'moonshot' program, where if you have some crazy idea that just might work, you can be put onto a moonshot, work on your project, and present it to the company.”