FlashBlade Systems Engineer

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 driven by our belief that storage isn’t just a place to put things, it’s a powerful force to be unleashed - a force 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 strive to hire the best and brightest people, who excel in a cutting edge, fast paced, collaborative and transparent environment.  We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to solve real world problems while having fun along the way.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Participate in the creation of sales strategy and tactics and takes ownership of technical responsibilities within customer accounts.
  • Assisting customers with evaluations and benchmarks, system configurations, and system installations, best practices etc.
  • Work closely with Engineering and Product Management in helping to define product requirements and usability.
  • Demonstrate technical leadership and subject matter expertise on storage products, distributed storage architectures, file systems, and competitive storage offerings in the DAS, NAS and SAN product spaces.
  • Introduce a new product in a well-defended territory, and work closely with support and engineering to help troubleshoot and resolve potential issues.
  • Pursuing “install base opportunities” and “greenfield opportunities” by working with existing Pure sales teams and your local AE.
  • Being the SME person for in the region, perform TOI to the existing Pure sales team, as well as working with the partner community.
  • Assist with product deep dive presentations and expertise to existing Pure sales teams in the region.

What You Bring To The Team

  • 10 years minimum industry experience with supporting the sales of enterprise storage, networking or systems solutions to a combination of large enterprise accounts and data centers.
  • Deep hands-on technical skills with a broad industry experience in different technologies, example PERL, python, Bash, PowerShell, JSON, REST API’s, XML, HTML, S3 and Swift etc.
  • Deep understanding of Networking (Ethernet, TCP/IP, VALN, DNS, MLAG, LACP, TCP/UDP etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of the architecture, design and implementations of multi-tiered client/server and web-based computing solutions
  • Preparation and delivery of technical product and architecture presentation
  • Contribute significant portions and/or lead responses to RFPs, RFQs and RFIs
  • Superior knowledge of current and emerging storage architectures (FC, iSCSI, NAS, OSD, SAN)
  • Familiarity with workloads in Rich Media, Data Analytics and Technical computing, such as Gaming, Imaging, Analytics, Genomics, Simulations, SW Dev, EDA etc.
  • Linux and Windows OS, NFS, SMB, HDFS file systems, and UNIX distributed network environment
  • Installation/configuration of distributed computing, multiprocessing, virtual memory subsystem, storage subsystems architecture, shared memory architectures, cache architectures, windowing systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • BS in CS, EE or other technical degree and/or equivalent experience.

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.

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