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? Deliver a simple, evergreen data platform that enables everyone to turn data into intelligence and advantage. 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.
The world is experiencing a revolution driven by next-generation technology like AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing, and self-driving cars—all of which require unprecedented amounts of data. This sets the stage for Pure’s technology to grow exponentially in the coming years.
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 five straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays.
- Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a Satmetrix Net Promoter Score in the top 1% of B2B companies globally.
- Pure puts a premium on the future, investing 26% of revenue into R&D.
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.
SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...
The Senior IT Network Engineer position will be responsible for Pure Storage’s global network presence and support of the global corporate IT network systems. As part of the Network Operations team, you will design, implement, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure(s) to maintain highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.
- Owning the lifecycle of a production data center network serving thousands of customers.
- Designing and managing the network that make up our production and supporting environments.
- Working with Engineering, Datacenter Operations, and support organizations to provide network connectivity and security.
- Deploying multi-site Internet connectivity for WAN and LAN access, Cloud and employee access.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BRING TO THIS ROLE…
- 5+ years of experience as a Sr. Network Engineer
- 10+ years in IT Network Engineering
- Bachelor's degree required. CIS or Telecommunications preferred.
- Ability to mentor other members of the team.
- Familiarity with scripting and configuration management tools.
- Experience with monitoring and alerting systems such as Nagios, SmokePing, Cacti, etc.
- Generation of metrics and dashboards for easy communication using Splunk.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience being in an on-call rotation and triaging production issues.
- Strong knowledge of protocols such as MP-BGP, OSPF, and ECMP, LACP.
- Proficiency with multiple network vendors such as Arista, Cisco, Aruba, and Palo Alto Networks.
- Knowledge of networking best practices especially with regard to security.
- Working knowledge of LAN, WAN & SD-WAN technologies.
- Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
- Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
- Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
- Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
- Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure.
- Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team.
- Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
- Monitoring network engineering performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
- Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, QoS).
- Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
- Installing, configuring and supporting network foundational services including proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, Infoblox DNS and DHCP.
- Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation.
- Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security.
- Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting.
- Arranging scheduled upgrades.
- Investigating faults in the network.
- Reporting network status to key stakeholders.
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.
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 TA-Ops@purestorage.com.