About Us

Our ambitious goal of helping innovators build a better world with data started in 2009. Today, we are one of the fastest growing enterprise companies in history, surpassing $1B in revenue at the end of 2017.

The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which require large amounts of data and put Pure’s technology literally in the driver’s seat. Our solutions deliver real-time, secure data to power mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics in multi-cloud environments. With a Satmetrix NPS score in the top 1% of B2B companies worldwide, our customer-first culture and commitment to innovation create a thriving company that employees, customers, partners, and investors love. For more information on our business, check out the corporate fact sheet here.

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 Technical Marketing Engineer will work closely with product management and engineering providing detailed requirements and recommendations to help set the strategic direction for the product line. Additionally, you will be 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

  • Act as a subject matter expert for the assigned product area and assist pre-sales technical teams including the creation and execution of pre-sales technical training. Initial areas will be NFS file protocol, all aspects of network and overall security, data protection (including snapshots, replication, and cloud integration), and integration with 3rd part SW offerings for migration and data protection
  • 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.
  • Provide a source for reliable technical information and advice on products to the Pure Storage product management and hardware and software engineering teams. Must be able to define in detail use cases on current or new product capabilities.
  • 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 sales and technical partners. 
  • Be a broad technical expert on implementation and use of the FlashBlade product.

What You Bring To The Team

  • 7-10 years of technical background with an in-depth and hands on understanding of SAN, NAS, and object storage
  • BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • Broad, overall datacenter and software knowledge required with significant enterprise technical depth in: compute and virtualization hardware/software, networking and security
  • 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 Unix, Linux, and File Systems
  • Must have knowledge of Unix shell scripting and Python scripting
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and Containers is a plus
  • Experience with Flash storage is a plus
  • Experience with SW Development, Big Data Applications and/or Machine Learning is a plus
  • Strong writing and communication skills required
  • Analysis and problem solving skills required

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 to encourage all of our employees to maintain mind and body wellness. Through our Pure Good Foundation, we also offer numerous volunteer opportunities for employees to give back not only to the Bay Area, but across the globe.

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