Solutions Architect – Artificial Intelligence

Mountain View, CA

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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 and in 2019, Gartner named Pure a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage.
  • Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a 2019 Medallia Net Promoter Score, certified by Owen CX, in the top 1% of B2B companies.
  • 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 Pure Storage Solutions Architect is focused on Artificial Intelligence Solutions for the FlashBlade Solutions Group. This individual is a highly technical professional with an in-depth knowledge of the modern machine learning models and algorithms, development frameworks and languages and background in supervised and unsupervised learning.   Strong interest in developing and deploying optimized development and deployment pipelines for neural networks on scalable infrastructure equipment is preferred. As a Senior Solutions Architect for AI, you will:

  1. Work with leading AI development teams across various industries to enable effective and efficient data pipelines
  2. Create technical content for Pure Storage products and solutions that are targeted to customers, field sales teams, and partners
  3. Collaborate with Product Management as well as other teams on the company’s current and future strategies

If you are a creative thinker and can independently determine what needs to be done and how to do it, we are looking for you.  Come join us in divining valuable insights from abundant data with the industry leaders in AI.

Essential Functions:

  • Define and execute the solutions roadmap in the artificial Intelligence area
  • Responsible for developing technical collateral to highlight Reference Architectures and Best Practices
  • Build and demonstrate a solution within our lab using Pure Storage and Partner technologies
  • Lead projects working with cross-functional teams to build and demonstrate solutions
  • Create technical presentations for customers, field and partner use
  • Learn and understand the technical strategy in regard to Marketing Requirements Documents (MRD). This may include participating in cross-functional teams to review and influence product roadmaps.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BRING TO THIS ROLE...

  • Ability to plan, outline and publish professional technical documents on schedule.
  • Ability to translate technical features into tangible customer business benefits
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and cross-functionally within the company.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise professional manner, tailored to the appropriate audience; including both verbal and written communications
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and tasks within a dynamic work environment.
  • Some travel, domestic and international, is required
  • Public speaking skills are required as you will be representing Pure Storage at various industry events.

Product Knowledge Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of supervised and unsupervised deep/machine learning algorithms, including:  regression, classification, k-nearest neighbor and random forest.
  • Experience with Python, C/C++ and/or R programming in one or more of the major machine learning frameworks:  PyTorch, TensorFlow, MXNet, or Caffe.
  • Solid understanding of processing pipelines for transforming one or more types of unstructured data (natural language, images, text and/or audio).
  • Some experience with containerization and orchestration (Kubernetes) a plus
  • Breadth of knowledge preferred over deep expertise in one application area 

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is required.
  • A Masters degree in computer science or a related technical discipline; or equivalent experience is required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully complete technical projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in authoring technical white papers as well as project outlining and/or planning is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret performance data from operating systems. Experience with performance tuning and troubleshooting is preferred

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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