Sr. Manager, Commissions

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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.


The Senior Manager, Commissions Operations will oversee the day-to-day workings of the Commissions Finance team, ensuring that Pure's sellers are paid accurately and on-time. The successful candidate will have experience managing a team of analysts working with a fast-paced, complex sales organization. The person in this role will also serve as the project manager for the annual compensation plan update project as well as other commissions-related initiatives. The candidate will have a drive for excellence and the desire to work with an already high-performing team to raise them to the next level.


 Manage a worldwide team of highly skilled commissions analysts

  • Manage the monthly commissions processing schedule 
  • Project manage the annual update of commission plans, including building the project schedule and overseeing UAT preparation and execution 
  • Manage the preparation of commissions accruals, payments, and reporting to the field and other stakeholders 
  • Manage inquiries from the field in ServiceNow, making sure they receive excellent service and that all SLAs are consistently achieved. Produce monthly reporting on inquiry activity 
  • Assist in the creation of executive presentations and other communications 
  • Manage execution of financial controls. Work with Internal Audit to ensure controls are appropriate and well documented. Provide support for testing by auditors.


  • 8+ years recent experience in commissions or sales operations 
  • 5+ years experience managing an operations team in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience working as a commissions analyst and the Excel skills to show for it 
  • Experience leading UAT of system implementations and updates 
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience with SAP Sales Performance Management (CallidusCloud) or another commissions tool


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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