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Director Product Marketing, Portworx

Mountain View, California
3 Sep 2022

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Pure Storage Acquired Portworx in October 2020, Creating the Industry's Most Complete Kubernetes Data Services Platform for Cloud Native Applications. This acquisition represents Pure's largest to date and our deeper expansion into the fast-growing market for multi-cloud data services to support Kubernetes and containers.

Press Release - September 16, 2020


As a Director Product Marketing responsible for Portworx , within the Cloud Native Business Unit of Pure Storage, you will be involved with development and execution of go-to-market plans for Pure's cloud native, container, and Kubernetes solutions. We are looking for an extremely motivated team player to deliver innovative solutions that address real customer use cases and challenges as we help the world's biggest brands and companies simplify and build modern applications.

You Will

You will be responsible for evangelizing the recently acquired Kubernetes data services platform called Portworx, as part of Pure's cloud native solutions-to drive market awareness and adoption by developing innovative product marketing content. The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate an understanding of the modern cloud native stack (Kubernetes, open-source data services, CSI storage plugins, etc.), modern data protection, and be able to translate them into relatable, consumable content for customers as well as Pure's sales teams. This is a highly cross-functional role where you will collaborate with other product marketing leads, product management, technical marketing, demand generation, sales, and corporate marketing to build and execute GTM plans.
  • Be a product marketing expert with an understanding of the Portworx Kubernetes Data Services solutions
  • Channel the voice of the customer-understand the pain points and aspirations of the target buyer and user personas.
  • Work closely with product management and technical marketing teams to translate the technical vision into marketing communications as new products are introduced.
  • Create, define, and own the content machine for product messaging. Show your expertise on all forms of collateral: data sheets, slides, web content, videos, blogs, solution briefs, infographics, etc.
  • Work closely with the demand generation, events, and field marketing teams to ensure that marketing collateral is consistent with product messaging.
  • Build sales collateral and sales enablement material as well as maintain the collateral library.
  • Show your creative flair with infographics, Google Slides, and visual representation of messages and create the aha moment for your audience.
  • 12+ years of experience in a product marketing, solution marketing or content marketing role for Cloud or SaaS products. Product management candidates should also apply.
  • Demonstrated success in positioning and launching differentiated products
  • Recognized as professional communicator/speaker and enjoy writing
  • Strong aptitude for translating technical differentiators into simple stories
  • The desire to redefine the benchmark for excellence, be part of something big and learn as much as you can in the process
  • Strong product marketing or product management experience within the Kubernetes ecosystem or modern Database services
  • Knowledge of key target audience: DevOps, Kubernetes, cloud architects, SREs, and IT infrastructure managers
  • MS degree or equivalent in a STEM field
Pure Storage applies a geographic based pay structure depending on an employee's location. For applicants located in Colorado (as required by SB19-085):
  • The annual base salary range is: $136,000 - $218,000. This role may be eligible for incentive pay and/or equity.
  • US Benefits Summary

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.


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  • Job Reference: 703138700-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pure Storage
  • Location: Mountain View, California
  • Salary: On Application