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Director, Global HR Digital Technology Solutions

Company: Pure Storage
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 12, 2022

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.


Its Charter Encompasses Two Areas Of Focus

At Pure, our Digital Transformation Office team is your place to Stand Out. It is a critical function to the continued success and growth of the company.
Driving growth and faster business outcomes through IT
Accelerating the adoption of Pure as-a-Service (PaaS) - the solution that makes our existing products available as a service for our customers.

Essential to this mission, in the realm of applications that enable our Culture tenants, is providing an employee experience that enables a productive and engaging digital approach in which our talented workforce can make an impact, develop themselves and grow their careers. Hence, we invite you to join us and help co-create the employee experience of the future.

The Role

Pure has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Global HR Digital Technology to partner with the company's Chief Digital Transformation Officer and CHRO as well as the HR leadership team in developing and driving a global, transformational digital technology strategy for HR and employee experiences, through strong employee centric design principles and innovative technology deployment.

The position will own the vision, strategy, roadmap, and implementation for all products supporting the HR function, in addition to delivering and operating the systems that support and manage the automated processes. Partnering with the CHRO, this position will evolve, execute and drive the HR Technology roadmap that makes the digital experience for employees and line managers a retention weapon in the high growth, global and hybrid work environment. It will also be the linkage with other application and technology owners who impact the employee experience to ensure that design principles for simplicity and seamless integration are enforced.

A crucial element of this role entails driving the development and translation of the HR Technology roadmap into well sequenced implementation milestones across the HR centers of expertise, HR shared services, and HR business partners as well as introducing a robust program management approach that leads to timely transformation execution. Being a key member of the Digital Transformation Office function at Pure, and in addition to partnering with the HR team broadly, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with business and functional leaders end-to-end, in order to develop leader and employee technology solutions that advance their productivity, engagement, and ongoing upskilling and that accelerates business outcomes.

By being part of elevating the state of the employee experience at Pure, you will further your transformation and leadership skills, which will make you a very versatile executive, ready to take on new challenges in the company.

Your Responsibilities And Impact
Define the vision and own the development and delivery roadmap for the HR digital technology at Pure
Invent one-of-a kind PURE digital employee experiences, design principles and standards, creating a world class HR technology ecosystem
Drive new technology selection, implementation, change management and adoption across all HR disciplines according to leading design standards
Collaborate, identify and build innovative global employee centric HR business processes across the entire employee life cycle (hire to retire), and implement the technology solutions
Engage with key internal stakeholders across all regions to enable the development of their deliverables based on Pure's global service standards
Own the translation of all global HR technology into system configuration standards
Own definition of user requirements (personas, use cases) to enable the development of detailed functional and technical specifications
Install strong habits and rituals to continuously improve the employee experience and business value of all digital HR solutions

What You'll Need To Bring To This Role...
Strong business acumen, ideally with an application development or implementation background
10+ years of HR technology and business process owner experience at a fast paced, global, customer centric organization recognized for HR innovation within or outside the technology industry
Outstanding in-depth HR technology knowledge with a strong external network of vendors and peer companies
In-depth working knowledge of foundational topics in Human Capital as well as best practice concepts
An obsession for high performance and passion for supporting the attainment of the business strategy through technology
Familiarity with strategic human capital management planning processes, showing aptitude to build well sequenced and integrated execution plans that accelerate HR outcomes
Successful professional track record and leadership trajectory in varied areas of human capital technology in a global environment
Cognizant of the systemic interdependencies and partnerships required to advance the HR strategy
Proven ability to design, coordinate and project-manage complex cross-functional initiatives given multiple competing priorities or perspectives
Experience leading and implementing large transformational initiatives
Ability to create high performing team rituals that clarify accountability and differentiates individual performance

Building Relationships and Using Influence
Proven ability to quickly build relationships and drive results through others
Strong ability to multi-task and respond effectively to changing priorities and demands
Excellent management and communication skills (written and verbal) with an ability to interact effectively with senior executives and senior managers
Comfort with ambiguity and ability to use sound judgement to drive complex issues to successful resolution
Strong change management skills to launch solutions directly to people leaders and employees in ways that maximize adoption
Ability to inspire others to follow a common goal and influence without solely leveraging formal authority
Ability to prioritize and succeed in a highly ambiguous environment with competing demands
A track record of personal accountability, strong work ethic, integrity, and proven organizational skills with attention to detail
Must be willing and able to work in an open office, team environment.
US Benefits Summary


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%. Regardless of how you identify, 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, where permitted by law, all Pure employees and contractors working in the United States are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than January 18, 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.

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