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...
As a Project Manager for the PMO you will partner with the Sales and Professional Services to insure Customer Success. Our goal will be to design and implement a unique customer engagement experience for professional Services Delivery that ensures we meet customer’s business needs and the expectations stemming from those needs. The Project Management Office will serve as a trusted advisor by providing tools, techniques and processes for executing on service delivery.
As an experienced Project Manager, you will oversee project delivery for a number of projects in your own portfolio and to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to a high standard to the satisfaction of the Customer, Pure Services and Pure Sales stakeholders. You will have delivered projects with varying complexity from medium to large sized projects, within the storage industry.
You will have overall responsibility for the profitability of the project portfolio. Including evaluating the impact of delivery on overall customer satisfaction, profitability and business potential. You will have full accountability for compliance with Pure Storages revenue recognition rules and policies.
You will use your experience to give input in creating methodologies and best practices and act as a change agent to build a culture of continuous improvement.
This role will also be integral to Pure’s business development strategy and you will work closely with Pure’s presales organization to scope project proposals and statements of work in response to customer requests and RFP’s. You will take ownership for overseeing commercial responses from inception through to booking and delivery.
You will work with cross-functional teams including Sales, Product Marketing, Business Development Managers, Services and Engineering to help sell, scope, and deliver? Professional Services solutions for homogeneous and heterogeneous data migration solutions to customers/partners.
The role covers pre-sales and delivery functions, and you will be comfortable with performing either role as demand dictates.
You will be required to travel AMS wide per this role as requirements dictate.
You will have experience in:
⦁ Management of local and remote project resources both internal and external Pure partners.
⦁ Being the primary interface into customer management including complex stakeholder management
⦁ Proven management of 3rd party partners/suppliers and/or other service lines within the business
⦁ Developing project plans and tracking progress versus the plan
⦁ Maintaining project/program reporting materials (via an online document repository such as Google Docs, Box and/or NetSuite) and maintain project status documentation
⦁ Assist in reporting the impact of projects and effectively communicating the impact on the organization
⦁ Establishing work timelines and effectively managing them
⦁ Providing input into the program management process based on lessons learned
⦁ Analyzes project financial performance and reports findings or trends
⦁ Accomplish Pure’s mission by completing relevant duties as needed when requested by management
You will be tasked to maintain a level of competency in current industry trends and new technologies through professional associations, trade journals, networking, and associated training and seminars. It is also expected that the Project Manager will complete and maintain industry recognized project management certifications and accreditations.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BRING TO THIS ROLE...
⦁ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
⦁ PRINCE2 or PMP certification, ITIL, AGILE & other certifications would be advantageous
⦁ 8+ years’ experience in project management in an external Customer-facing environment
⦁ Excellent business writing and communication skills
⦁ Strong presentation skills
⦁ Collaborative self-starter
⦁ Knowledgeable on the full project management lifecycle from proposal through to delivery
⦁ Excellent organizational, analytical and negotiation skills
⦁ Excellent problem solver; Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
⦁ Must be enthusiastic, proactive, action oriented, capable of independently solving complex workflow problems, and able to communicate clearly and effectively to internal and external stakeholders
⦁ Prior experience and knowledge of the storage industry, understanding of the technology, workflows, 3rd party integration and other components in an enterprise storage environment
⦁ Experience in a Customer Satisfaction focused environment
⦁ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related subject area and/or equivalent work experience
⦁ Professional Project Management certification
⦁ Microsoft Office & Project management tools such as MS Project
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.
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