Engineering Manager, Systems Software

Why Pure

We’re here with the humble aspiration to accelerate the speed of human progress with our radically simple, all-flash enterprise storage technology. We’re inspired by our belief that storage isn’t just a place to put things, it’s a powerful strength to be unleashed - a strength that will remove the limitations on those building the world of today, so they can erase the word “impossible” from tomorrow. Our all-flash storage solutions offer radically simple technology to help companies unlock their future possibilities, today.

Our founders created the company with a passion to build storage technology customers love and deliver it with simplicity and service that fundamentally changes the enterprise storage experience. Founded in 2009, our record revenue growth has landed us among a very select group of companies. Today, customers and industries across the world are experiencing the benefits of going Pure - from Barclays to Linkedin.com and ConocoPhillips, Pure adopters cover a broad spectrum from global consumer brands, to healthcare, education and finance.

Our Team

Puritans come from various backgrounds and we thrive off of challenging the norm. This cross pollination of backgrounds 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.  We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to solve real world problems while having fun along the way.

What You Will Be Doing

Pure Storage is seeking a technical software development manager to help lead product development and grow the overall Engineering organization. You will be leading a team of software developers in the creation of our product and will need to partner with product management, QA, technical writing, and various other software teams.  You will also provide the necessary technical direction and mentoring to employees on your team and others to achieve successful project outcomes.

In this role you'll get to learn and contribute to the process of developing great technology and building a successful company.  Our open culture and transparency in both strategy and operations allows employees a deeper level of engagement in engineering and business decisions.  

What You Bring To The Team

  • BS in computer science or equivalent
  • 3 plus years of technical management experience, at multiple levels while staying hands-on in development
  • 5 plus years of systems software development experience (C/C++/Java)
  • Proven expertise in managing projects throughout the entire SDLC, delivering products to market on schedule, and ensuring feedback loops from customers into development
  • Strong customer focus
  • Experience introducing and growing an agile (Scrum) environment with short cycles
  • Solid knowledge of end-to-end quality best practices
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Culture & Perks

Pure is a very special place. What makes and keeps us special is who we recruit to join us and how we work together. Our culture was shaped organically as our early team poured their heart and soul into Pure’s first generation product and supporting our early customers and partners. We expect each employee to approach their job at Pure with the same level of pride and care, and perpetuate the values that are making us the best storage company in history.

At the center of those values is the belief that the single most important thing we do is continue to hire the best and create a workplace where they thrive and enjoy. To reward our employees for the great work they’re doing we offer a number of perks and benefits, including:

Flexible vacation - take time off when you need it

Extraordinary medical benefits with 100% employer paid premiums

Commuter benefits for public transit and bicycle commuters

Free lunches, dinners, and fully stocked snacks & beverages

Lounge areas with ping pong, foosball, pinball, and arcade games

Company ski trips, boat parties, BBQs, happy hours, game nights... just to name a few!


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