Technical Marketing Engineer, FlashArray

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG)

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Pure Storage was founded with the ambitious goal of revolutionizing the computing infrastructure industry. Today we are building the data platform for the cloud era and we’ve accomplished the first step towards that goal by bringing to market the simplest and most reliable all-flash storage array in history. The full potential impact of our line of "Smart Storage" products is only beginning to be felt as customers discover the benefits and exciting applications that can be built on top of a Pure system.

For 4 straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays. According to IDC, Pure has become a Top 10 data storage vendors faster than any other company in history. We continue to take market share, while achieving record-setting customer satisfaction scores for the enterprise technology industry. For more information, check out our corporate fact sheet here.

Topping the Bay Area’s Best Places to Work lists for 5 years running, we’ve built a team that has rich and diverse set of experiences and backgrounds. Puritans have a passion for innovation, creativity, customer success, transparency, teamwork and fun. We’re looking for talented people to join us on the journey.

What You Will Be Doing

As a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME), you will represent the Product Management organization on technical marketing aspects of assigned product line(s) throughout the product life cycle. The TME will develop, author, publish and deliver technical product information, technical white papers, and best practices guides that enhance the technical pre-sales teams’ selling abilities.

This individual may also be involved in characterizing performance requirements across a wide range of workloads spanning from industry standard benchmarks to specific applications. You will also work with established and potential business development partners, interoperability testing, and product evangelism.

The TME will work closely with product management and engineering providing detailed requirements and recommendations to help set the strategic direction for the product line. Additionally providing feedback and guidance to the software and hardware engineering teams regarding customer requirements, use cases, and important features and capabilities in the products that Pure Storage develops.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Plan and develop technical collateral to highlight best practices resulting from functional and performance testing. This includes developing architecture white papers, solution design guides, integration guides, and reference architectures. This analysis will also include determining the ideal method for simulating and testing the product/solution in a "real environment". Significant experience in server, network and storage areas and testing is desirable.

  • Conduct analysis and publish information on configuring, tuning, and optimizing platforms.
  • Ability to conduct hands-on testing and document interoperability with 3rd party applications, servers, and virtualization solutions providing best-practices.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the assigned product area and assist pre-sales technical teams.
  • Provide a source for reliable technical information and advice on products to the Pure Storage hardware and software engineering teams. Must be able to define in detail use cases on current or new product.
  • Broad knowledge of storage (SAN & NAS), servers virtualization, clustering, data protection is a must.
  • Responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of technical pre-sales training.
  • Provide technical support to Marketing in developing and implementing marketing programs (e.g.: collateral, events, shows, etc.) and participate in trade shows by providing technical demonstrations and expertise as related to product performance.
  • Create and deliver highly technical presentations to customers and internal pre-salestechnical audience.
  • What You Bring To The Team
  • 4+ years of technical background with an in-depth understanding of SAN and NAS
  • BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • Broad, overall datacenter and software knowledge required with significant enterprise technical depth in: system hardware/software, applications and storage products
  • Experience in managing multiple complex tasks and prioritize based on business need
  • Experience in generating various technical documents and reports including best practices guides and whitepapers
  • Strong knowledge of Windows, UNIX, Linux, File Systems, Server virtualization, interfaces
  • Limited experience with OpenStack and Containers is a plus
  • Experience with Flash storage is a plus
  • Strong writing and communication skills required
  • Analysis and problem solving skills required
  • Working knowledge of Unix shell scripting, Perl and other scripting languages (Python, Ruby, etc) a plus

No Storage? No Problem.

We look for talent and culture first, specific technologies second, so once you decide Pure is the right place for you, we will match you with the right project to start with. Plus, we like people to have the ability to do different things and be constantly learning, so we encourage our engineers to move around to different teams and project across the company.

Pure creates opportunities for your development and career growth.

At Pure, we believe that each Puritan is a leader contributing to the success of our business, regardless of role. We offer an assortment of learning options available to all Puritans, including workshops on leadership, management, career development and more! We’re here to change the world and we hope you join us!

Popular Perks

Pure offers an unlimited vacation policy, free lunches, meditation rooms, free yoga classes and employee resource groups, such as Pure Equality and Pure Vets, to encourage all of our employees to maintain mind and body wellness. We offer numerous volunteer opportunities for employees to give back not only to the Bay Area, but across the globe.

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