Senior Networking Product Manager, FlashArray
Company: Pure Storage
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 17, 2021
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of the Fortune 500, we've only scratched the surface of our
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For eight straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the
Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation
have earned us a certified Net Promoter Score in the top 1% of B2B
Industry analysts and press applaud Pure's leadership across these
And, our 4,000+ employees are emboldened to make Pure a faster,
stronger, smarter company as we go
If you, like us, say "bring it on" to exciting challenges that
change the world, we have endless opportunities where you can make
SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...
The FlashArray team builds the industry's most innovative, easiest
to use, high-performance, and highly available portfolio of
products that are designed for the most demanding mission critical
applications. While we deliver a hardware storage array, over 90%
of our engineering staff are software engineers. Our customers are
the most important part of our business and they love FlashArray
for it's simplicity of management, the constant flow of new and
exciting upgrades, and ability to live on the cutting edge of
technology while never taking downtime, ever. Most recently, we
extended the value of our FlashArray capabilities into the cloud
with CloudSnap and Cloud Block Store for AWS and Azure. These new
innovations enable our customers to leverage the agility of the
public cloud for both traditional IT and cloud-native
What You'll Need To Bring To This Role...
7+ years of experience as a Technical Product Manager; MS in
computer science, MBA or engineering management equivalent with
direct knowledge in the following areas:
Networking and Access technology, storage technology,
network/access security architecture for cloud and edge
Deep experience/understanding of the full network stack - L2/L3
switching and routing as well as network infrastructure technology
such Firewall, VPN, DHCP, DNS, Zero touch provisioning
Deep understanding of storage protocols such as FCP, iSCSI, NVMe
and experience with storage area network design
Understanding of network security and zero trust network
architecture for managed service and Cloud connectivity
Network virtualization (ESXi) and Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Experience in IPv6 certification a plus
Experience in aaS development environments is preferred.
Big picture owner providing clarity on what we are trying to
accomplish, understanding of the business objectives and driving
the outcome for the program
Demonstrated change agent with capabilities to identify and deliver
on process changes that would enable faster time to market while
driving organization consistency and efficiency.
Proven expertise in managing projects throughout the entire SDLC,
including investigation, design, execution and delivering products
to market on schedule, and addressing customer feedback in
Drive content, schedule and overall delivery of the program and set
it up for success in the field/customer base
Write tech specs/PRDs, make trade-offs and timely decision, drive
accountability for delivery and ensure that the objectives of the
program are met
Solid project and technical judgment; ability to influence a
Strong team and customer focus.
Experience leading program managers or product managers with a
broad range of experience levels. Demonstrated success in
supporting team members' career growth.
Identifying requirements and design, scope, and communicating the
needed work. Take ownership of the product experience, quality, and
Set goals for the program, track and periodically communicate to
stakeholders as well as ensure corrective actions/mitigations as
Be the single point person for delivery decisions, exec and cross
team communication and working with various functional groups to
deliver the program
Optimize team processes to improve quality, productivity, and
responsiveness to feedback and changing priorities and set up the
program for success in the field
Overcome obstacles by resolving issues, regardless of team
boundaries, and identify and resolve teamwork issues.
Solid knowledge of end-to-end best practices.
Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the
ability to interact with technical and non-technical,
BE YOU-CORPORATE CLONES NEED NOT APPLY.
Pure is where you ask big questions, think differently, and make an
impact. This is not just a job, but a place where you have a voice
and can accelerate your career. We value unique thoughts and
celebrate individuality, and with ample opportunity to learn,
develop yourself, and expand into different roles, joining Pure is
an investment in your career journey.
Through our Pure Equality program, which supports a flourishing
field of employee resource groups, we nourish the personal and
professional lives of our team members. And our Pure Good
Foundation gives back to local and global communities through
volunteering and grants.
And because we understand the value of bringing your full and best
self to work, we offer a variety of perks to manage a healthy
balance, including flexible time off, wellness resources, and
company-sponsored team events.
PURE IS COMMITTED TO EQUALITY.
Research shows that in order to apply for a job women feel they
need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after
meeting about 60%. You don't have to meet all the job requirements.
If you believe you can do the job and are a good match, we
encourage you to apply.
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employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color,
national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related
medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
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disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the
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