Cloud Platform Engineering Manager

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Since our founding in 2009, Pure Storage has empowered innovators to build a better world with data. In less than eight years, Pure reached $1B in sales, faster than nearly every enterprise company in history, and our incredible growth continues to outpace the competition.

Our mission? Give technologists their time back by delivering a modern data experience that empowers organizations to run their operations as a true, automated, storage as-a-service model seamlessly across multiple clouds. 

The secret sauce? More than 3,000 team members (and growing!) around the world who join forces to invent the next big thing. And then the next one. 

We’ve only scratched the surface of our ambitions, and as we continue to gobble up market share, we’re blazing trails and setting records: 

  • For seven straight years, Pure has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant (five years in the MQ for Solid-State Arrays, and two in the newly created MQ for Primary Storage).
  • Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a 2020 Medallia Net Promoter Score, certified by Owen CX, in the top 1% of B2B companies.

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.

What You Will Be Doing...

As a Manager in our Platform as a Service Team you will lead a team of DevOps/System Engineers who are passionate, committed, and excited about what they do. You are excited about people management and skilled in project management. You'll have a background in engineering support and be excited to work with new technologies that enable our internal engineering team to build and test our products. In this role, it is our hope that you will enjoy learning about and contributing to the process of developing leading edge/innovative storage technology from the ground up. You are committed to a culture of openness and transparency in both strategy and operations that in turn allows employees a deeper level of engagement in engineering and business decisions.

What You Bring to the Team...

  • Proven success in interacting with a variety of customers and team members to develop solutions that are sustainable
  • Ability to help with the design of a strategy for the teams handling of a variety of types of requests that enable engineering to build and test software and hardware
  • Ability to gather and communicate meaningful operational metrics (employee workload, system utilization, progress towards team's goals, defining and measuring against SLOs and SLAs
  • Collaborate with other leaders, architects and product owners that are geographically distributed to manage dependencies and handoffs
  • Experience supporting critical system & development infrastructure and services spanning multi sites
  • Knowledgeable in operating systems, system configuration management tools, and continuous integration systems
  • Understand Kubernetes and the systems used to manage it
  • Experience running systems on top of virtualization platforms such as VMware, OpenStack, and public cloud
  • Familiar with security best practices around user data and systems management in a development environment.  Examples would include protecting source code repositories

Desired Experience...

  • 3+ years as a Manager of an Engineering support team or a Cloud Infrastructure team
  • 2+ years in an Operations, Infrastructure, or DevOps role
  • Demonstrated ability to attract and mentor talented engineers
  • Have experience going through SOC2 or FedRAMP processes
  • History of running POCs and being the decision maker on Build vs Buy solutions
  • Familiarity with formal root cause analysis and running post mortem procedures


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 [email protected].


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.

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