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Senior Networking Product Manager, FlashArray

Company: Pure Storage
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:


What do NASA and emerging space companies have in common with COVID vaccine R&D teams or with Roblox and the Metaverse?

The answer is data, -- all fast moving, fast growing industries rely on data for a competitive edge in their industries. And the most advanced companies are realizing the full data advantage by partnering with Pure Storage. Pure's vision is to redefine the storage experience and empower innovators by simplifying how people consume and interact with data. With 9,000 customers including 50% of the Fortune 500, we've only scratched the surface of our ambitions .

Pure Is Blazing Trails And Setting Records
For eight straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the Magic Quadrant
Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a certified Net Promoter Score in the top 1% of B2B companies globally
Industry analysts and press applaud Pure's leadership across these dimensions
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 your mark.


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 applications.

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) knowledge
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 development.
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 growing organization.
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 metrics
Set goals for the program, track and periodically communicate to stakeholders as well as ensure corrective actions/mitigations as needed
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, cross-functional groups.


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.


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.

Pure is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action 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, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the laws of the jurisdiction in which you are being considered for hire.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at .


If you're wondering how or why Pure collects or uses information you provide, we invite you to check out our Applicant & Candidate Personal Information Protection Notice .


Some positions may require a deemed export license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Please note: Pure does not currently sponsor deemed export license applications so we are unable to proceed with applicants requiring stated sponsorship.


In accordance with Pure's policies, current and anticipated federal regulations, and our ongoing commitment to prioritizing the health and well-being of our employees, partners, and customers, and the community at large, all Pure employees and contractors working in the United States are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than January 4, 2022. Should you require an exemption for medical or religious reasons, you must initiate Pure's exemption request process which will determine if an exemption can be granted in accordance with applicable local, state, and/or federal law.

Keywords: Pure Storage, Mountain View , Senior Networking Product Manager, FlashArray, Executive , Mountain View, California

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