Technical Program Manager

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 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 Program Manager to lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects and releases from conception through release.  This includes managing Hardware project schedules including Software deliverables, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. You’ll be exercising independent judgment and developing recommendations that translate into a course of action. You will also be challenged with responsibilities including:

  • Manage complex technical projects or programs, develop and manage milestones, schedules and budgets.
  • Interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels.
  • Manage and improve existing product development and hardware release processes.
  • Collaborate with software teams to ensure full product integration is achieved.
  • Use exceptional communication skills to understand and communicate project strategy, engineering issues and dependencies.
  • Manage risks/issues and develop mitigation strategies among a cross-functional team of engineers.

What You Bring To The Team

  • Technical aptitude, as evidenced by BS CS/EE, or related experience in technical/quantitative fields - or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-10 years experience in project management in hardware product release.
  • Strong customer service focus, with the ability to communicate with highly technical management teams.
  • Demonstrated team player and creative thinker who is able to lead technical teams, cross functional groups and vendors against plans.
  • Strong organizational, project management, communication skills and product lifecycle knowledge.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities without loss of efficiency.

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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