Manager, Systems Engineering - Enterprise (Southeast) (Remote) at Pure Storage

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BE PART OF BUILDING THE FUTURE.

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.


Pure is seeking an experienced Enterprise SE Manager to lead the SE team in and around the metro markets of the Southeastern United States

SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...

  • Demonstrate effective people development in rapidly evolving technical space 
  • Employee advocacy who is focused on team and people development, demonstrating high EQ
  • Desire to drive operational excellence; create a team support creation and validation of technical demand
  • Lead by example, living the cultural Pure Values: Persistence, Creativity, Teamwork, Ownership, Customer-first
  • Develop an exhaustive understanding of what drives a customer’s business and what motivates their decision making
  • Passionately bring to light the advantages of a Pure Storage solution
  • Refine sales strategy and tactics, taking command of technical responsibilities
  • Delight customers and teammates with your technical leadership and domain expertise on storage products, distributed storage architectures, file systems, and competitive storage offerings in the DAS, NAS and SAN product spaces
  • Enable team to:
    • Capture requirements and translate Customer’s business needs into innovative solutions to accelerate their growth and capacity
    • Author responses to RFI & RFPs when needed
    • Seek out and spur new opportunities for interoperability, functional, and performance testing/validation
    • Promote mutual roadmap and planning exchanges
  • Move with market trends and competitive landscape to promote thought leadership within our organization

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BRING TO THIS ROLE...

  • 5+ years of Management experience leading high performing Sales Engineers selling into Enterprise Accounts
  • 15+ years experience supporting the sales of storage, networking or systems solutions to a combination of large accounts and data centers
  • Deep understanding of the architecture, design and implementation of multi-tiered client/server and web-based computing solutions
  • Prior experience in setting team strategy to acquire new prospects and converting them into clients
  • Knowledge of business impact of current and emerging storage architectures (FC, iSCSI, NAS, OSD, SAN)
  • Strong knowledge of digital transformation to a Cloud Native architecture, On-Prem, Public Cloud, Provisioning Automation, and Containers
  • Knowledge of VMWare, Local Area Networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP and general networking
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills
  • BS in CS, EE or other technical degree and/or equivalent experience

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.

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].

APPLICANT & CANDIDATE PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVACY NOTICE.

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.

DEEMED EXPORT LICENSE 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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