Data Scientist

Our Team

Puritans come from various backgrounds and we thrive off of challenging the norm. This cross pollination of backgrounds has led to numerous ground-breaking ideas and has helped us build one of the most reliable and easy to use storage systems in the industry. We aim to hire the best and brightest people, who excel in a cutting edge, fast paced, collective and open environment.

The Work

Pure Storage was able to disrupt the storage industry in only 6 years by bringing to the market the simplest and most reliable all-flash storage array in history.  The storage disruption is still in its infancy as developers have only just begun to realize the exciting applications that can be built on top of a Pure array.  We have opened a whole new world of computing possibilities for performance, scale, and massive data-intensive computing.  We see a future of exciting new platforms and computing paradigms that will be enabled by unleashing the power, performance, and simplicity of Pure Storage products.

Today, we have exciting work across all of our product groups, including our flagship product FlashArray, the newly announced FlashBlade, and some ground-breaking stealth start-up products. We look for similar engineers across all of these groups - entrepreneurial by nature, who are interested in solving difficult systems problems of high complexity and massive scale, and motivated by the desire to create innovative new products that will have a huge positive impact on anyone who uses a data center.

What You Will Be Doing

Pure Storage is seeking someone who loves data science/data mining. The ideal candidate would have experience with building systems that can ingest, process, organize and store structured, semi-structured and unstructured data from a diverse collection of data sources in useful formats for data analytics. A background in computer science, mathematics and/or statistics would be a good fit.

What You Bring To The Team

  • Masters or PhD student desired
  • Use of machine learning and statistical techniques are necessary
  • Use of analysis technique for processing time-series data is required. SQL fluency is a plus. 
  • Experience with Apache Spark or TensorFlow a plus as well.  
  • The ideal candidate has previous data science experience
  • Skills: Machine Learning, Data Mining, any focus on time series analysis/analytics, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load), and DB is a plus
  • Must be fluent: Python, SQL, MYSQL, Spark/Hadoop/Hive/Pig
  • Familiar with R, Linux/Unix, AWS, S3, C/C++, Weka, and Excel 

Popular Perks

Pure offers an unlimited vacation policy, free lunches, meditation rooms, and free yoga classes, to encourage all of our employees to maintain mind and body wellness. In addition, we support a diverse and inclusive environment through Pure Equality and our Employee Resource Groups. We also offer numerous volunteer opportunities for employees to give back not only to the Bay Area, but across the globe, through the Pure Good Foundation.

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