Technical Design Architect (Remote)
Company: Pure Storage
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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For eight straight years, Gartner has named Pure a leader in the
Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation
have earned us a certified Net Promoter Score in the top 1% of B2B
Industry analysts and press applaud Pure's leadership across these
And, our 4,000+ employees are emboldened to make Pure a faster,
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If you, like us, say "bring it on" to exciting challenges that
change the world, we have endless opportunities where you can make
SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...
As a Technical Design Architect, you will utilize your strong
technical competencies to provide the highest level of
implementation capability and technical consultation to both
customers and Pure sales teams to support sales goals. You will
work on cross-functional teams including Sales, Product Marketing,
Business Development Managers, Services and engineering to scope
and help sell Professional Services solutions for homogeneous and
heterogeneous solutions to customers/partners. You will become
intimately acquainted with the customer's/partner's business
requirements, technical needs, systems, environment and service
history, enabling you to build and present targeted solutions to
our customer base as a member of the hands-on team delivering these
services across the US. The role covers pre-sales and delivery
functions, and you will be comfortable with performing either role
as demand dictates.
You will possess a thorough understanding of IT architecture,
designing solutions, networking and implementation of these
solutions and you must have significant experience in the field of
replication, clustering, cloud offerings as well as data
migrations, technologies and solutions. You will also be
experienced in delivering large scale and complex projects
utilizing all the mentioned offerings and will also be skilled in
scripting to enable automation of these processes where
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering; or equivalent work experience; a Graduate Degree is
10+ years of overall technical experience
5+ years as an SME / solutions architect
Experience that demonstrates a significant level of expertise in
technical specifications required to sell Pure products and
services is required
In a consultative role, supports the implementation of the
professional services solution.
Participates in customer evaluations and proof of concepts on Pure
systems to support sales efforts and address future customer
Advises and consults the sales teams on engineering developments
and strategies for replication, clustering and data migrations,
ensuring these solutions meet and integrate into our clients DR and
BCP best practices.
Evaluates partner proposals for migration services to ensure they
deliver quality and value for money to Pure.
Experience with the below technologies:
Flash Array experience / Replication technologies (Active Cluster
Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other cloud-based offerings.
Data Center Migrations/Consolidations/Toolsets
Networking concepts and high-level designs
Cirrus Data Solutions Appliance (or Appliance based solutions for
migrating block data)
Virtualization Tools - Cisco/Microsoft/VMWare (Cloud solutions)
Proven experience in scripting languages such as Perl, Shell,
Powershell, Visual Basic, Python.
Networking infrastructure (Nexus / ACI / Broadcom / Brocade)
Other technical platform or infrastructure migration tools such as
Logical Volume Manager (LVM), Datadobi, StorageX, Open
Data Center Migration Implementations for block and file.
Multi-vendor server and storage platforms and performance tuning
Windows, AIX, and Linux Operating systems
Hyper-V and VMWare ESX (vRA / SRM)
Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other cloud-based offerings.
Disaster Recovery, Replication, Backup technologies (Zerto / Veeam
/ Rubrik / Veritas NBU)
Superior knowledge of current and emerging storage architectures
(FC, iSCSI, NAS, OSD, SAN)
UNIX OS, NFS file systems and UNIX distributed network
Knowledge of Local Area Networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP, and general
Specialized knowledge in breadth and/or depth in data migration
toolsets (specifically the Cirrus Data Appliance) and
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, any languages
are a definite benefit (French / Dutch / Spanish / Italian or
Team Leadership Skills
Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding how
to utilize them in a customer-facing environment.
Ability to follow standard engineering principles and
Creative approach to problem-solving.
Delivers technical solutions to our customers, either as a sole
resource or member of a team.-
Understands prospects' technical needs related to a specific market
or specific product (i.e. block, virtualized, file solutions,
clustering, replication best practice, disaster recovery, business
Develops scripts for both integration of Pure storage into a
customer's operational environment and the automation of
replication, clustering, cloud and data migrations.
Prepares and delivers technical and architecture solutions.
Contributes significant portions for data migration solutions to
RFPs, RFQs and RFIs.
Travels to the prospective customer's domestic sites and other
global sites as necessary.
For Colorado Applicants (as Required By SB19-085)
The annual base salary range is $108,000- $162,000 . This position
may be eligible for incentive pay and/or equity.
US Benefits Summary
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%. Regardless of how you identify, if you believe
you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to
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
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you
may contact us at TA-Ops@purestorage.com .
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PURE'S COMPLIANCE WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT COVID-19 MANDATE
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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