Pure Storage is hiring a

Senior Linux DevOps Engineer (Remote Available)

Mountain View, United States


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? Give technologists their time back by delivering a modern data experience that empowers organizations to run their operations as a true, automated, storage as-a-service model seamlessly across multiple clouds. 

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. 

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 seven straight years, Pure has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant (five years in the MQ for Solid-State Arrays, and two in the newly created MQ for Primary Storage).
  • Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a 2020 Medallia Net Promoter Score, certified by Owen CX, in the top 1% of B2B companies.

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.

What you will be doing:

  • Owning the lifecycle of applications and developer tools
  • Designing and managing the systems that make up our production and supporting environments
  • Deploying multi-site services and scaling deployments to thousands of systems
  • Developing runbooks and working with external teams to facilitate their usage of team tooling
  • Working with Project Management, Business Engagement, Platform, Operations, and Networking teams to understand requirements and communicate functionality
  • Evangelizing services to the engineering organization and finding new solutions or tooling to creative problems
  • Mentoring and training junior team members in systems administration

What You Bring To The Team

  • 8+ years of experience as a Linux systems administrator, preferably with CentOS and Ubuntu
  • Proven experience of shepherding applications to a production state
  • You care about infrastructure as code and are familiar with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Familiarity with NFS and SMB storage protocols
  • Experience with a configuration management system such as Puppet, Ansible, or Chef
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting systems such as Nagios or Prometheus
  • Fluency in scripting like Python, Perl, or Bash
  • Understanding of metrics and dashboard generation for easy communication to other teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience being in an on-call rotation and triaging production issues


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%. You don't have to meet all the job requirements. 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. 

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].


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Some positions may require a deemed export license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Please note: Pure does not currently sponsor deemed export license applications so we are unable to proceed with applicants requiring stated sponsorship.

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