What do NASA and emerging space companies have in common with COVID vaccine R&D teams or with Roblox and the Metaverse? 

The answer is data, -- all fast moving, fast growing industries rely on data for a competitive edge in their industries. And the most advanced companies are realizing the full data advantage by partnering with Pure Storage. Pure’s vision is to redefine the storage experience and empower innovators by simplifying how people consume and interact with data. With 11,000+ customers including 58% of the Fortune 500, we’ve only scratched the surface of our ambitions

Pure is blazing trails and setting records:

  • For eight straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the Magic Quadrant 
  • Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a certified Net Promoter Score in the top 1% of B2B companies globally
  • Industry analysts and press applaud Pure’s leadership across these dimensions
  • And, our 4,000+ employees are emboldened to make Pure a faster, stronger, smarter company as we go

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.

Director of Reporting and Analytics 

Pure Storage is looking for an experienced leader to join us as Director of Reporting and Analytics.  Leading a team of data product owners, report designers, business analysts, and data scientists, the individual will drive executive reporting processes, design robust and high-impact tools that allow self-service, analyze factors impacting business performance, and derive deep and actionable insights from the most pressing challenges the company faces.  The Reporting and Analytics team is chartered to cover a wide range of knowledge domains -- including financial, product, customer, and people -- that provides this leader a unique opportunity to cultivate a holistic understanding of the key issues impacting the business and serve as a trusted advisor to senior leaders in the company.   

The successful candidate will have a strong blend of technical and business acumen, and excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.  We are looking for candidates with expertise in one or more knowledge domains the organization covers and who have developed a portfolio of high-impact data products/tools that drive business outcomes.

Responsibilities as the team leader:

  • Build the Business Analytics department into a highly skilled and sought-after source of information. This includes managing and mentoring a team composed of seasoned and novice analysts and hiring and building new talent.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand their business needs and provide data, reporting, and actionable insights to support their success. Continuously and collaboratively prioritize efforts against areas of the highest business impact.
  • Advance our analytics capability from generating insights that describe what happened to what will happen. This also includes the development of a cohesive set of reporting & analytics products (e.g., Long-Term Forecast model) and pulling in knowledge experts across domains that provides an alternative and fundamentals-based view of how the business will likely grow. 
  • Domain Expertise and Thought Leadership: Become a deep subject-matter expert on Pure’s business, our reporting/system infrastructure, and best practices in analytics and reporting.
  • Continuous improvement:  dentify and implement ongoing improvements to both the tools/reports we produce and their production process.
  • Stakeholder Management & Communication: Build deep and lasting relationships with stakeholders across the DNA organization and other functional areas, including Sales, Marketing, Products, Strategy, IT, Finance, etc. Identify opportunities for collaboration and “win-win” shared projects across functions.


Responsibilities of the team:

  • Metrics Rules & Definitions: Oversee the identification, definition, and alignment of business rules governing KPIs 
  • Report Design & Implementation: Architect reports (e.g., BI dashboard or scorecard) and other syndicated analyses to provide regular business updates and analytical support as needed
  • Analysis:  Gather, consolidate, and analyze key operating, financial, and sales performance results – including in-depth analysis of revenue and bookings trends, sales team and product performance metrics, quarterly variances, and customer retention rates. Conduct deep dives when observing abnormal trends.
  • Capability Evolution: Own the reporting development roadmap for all data products associated with your assigned domain; align with stakeholders to develop new analytical capabilities, incremental analyses, and value-added visualizations; transform, with a long-term vision. 
  • BU Partnering: Serve as the subject matter expert on assigned domain and deploy as the thought partner for projects requiring an in-depth understanding of knowledge domain. 


  • Experience: 12+ years of progressive business experience involving data and analytics, Experience working in technology industry and strategy and/or consulting is a plus.
  • Domain Expertise in one or more of the following business domains: financial, customer, product, and people. Demonstrated thought leadership with high business impact throughout his/her career.
  • Product Design and Development: 7+ years of design experience with a portfolio that showcases your ability to move fluidly between UX, UI, and visual design for data-oriented products.
  • Exceptional Problem-Solving Skills: Proven track record of solving complex problems, thinking creatively, and using data to tell a story to influence senior-level stakeholders. 
  • Success in fast-paced environments: Track record of success in fast-paced environments with competing and continuously evolving priorities.
  • Leadership: Successfully led key initiatives and engaged teams and key stakeholders across business functions and at all levels of the organization
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred. A degree with a concentration in statistics, data science, operational research, or finance preferred.
  • Collaboration: Strong collaboration and influencing skills in a highly matrixed environment.
  • Communication: Outstanding verbal and written communication – structured, engaging, and compelling. 


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%. Regardless of how you identify, 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. 

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In accordance with Pure’s policies, current and anticipated federal regulations, and our ongoing commitment to prioritizing the health and well-being of our employees, partners, and customers, and the community at large, where permitted by law, all Pure employees and contractors working in the United States are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date. Should you require an exemption for medical or religious reasons, you must initiate Pure’s exemption request process which will determine if an exemption can be granted in accordance with applicable local, state, and/or federal law.

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