Core Operating Systems Engineer
Company: Pure Storage
Posted on: August 1, 2022
BE PART OF BUILDING THE FUTURE.
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 9,000 customers including 50%
of the Fortune 500, we've only scratched the surface of our
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
- 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
SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...
Pure Storage engineers build the industry's most innovative,
high-performance, and highly available portfolio of products that
are designed for the most demanding mission critical applications.
While we deliver hardware storage appliances, over 90% of our
engineering staff are software engineers. Core OS engineers play a
critical role in providing a secure foundation to Pure storage
software developers. They create and enhance the base Linux
distribution that is deployed as a part of our products in the Data
Center and in the Cloud. Core OS engineers work closely with
upstream open source developer communities, and with internal
development teams including CI/CD teams, data center operations
teams and security teams. Core OS engineers play a key role in
Pure's overall product security initiative by maintaining a
constant flow of OS upgrades and thus enable our customers to live
on the cutting edge of technology while never taking downtime,
What You'll Be Doing...
- Develop software infrastructure and processes for managing
distribution repositories, packages and upgrades.
- Own and drive upgrades our core OS Ubuntu on a regular cadence
to the latest version across the FlashArray and Flashblade
- Build and demonstrate expertise in Core OS system services,
applications and libraries.
- Influence the product architecture and help implement
strategies to help us efficiently maintain a large fleet in the
field through timely "push" upgrades.
- Collaborate with CI/CD and data center teams to optimize build
flow and resource usage.
- Collaborate and consult with peer development teams through
knowledge sharing and code reviews.
- Full life cycle software development from architecture through
development, release and maintenance.
SKILLS THAT YOU NEED FOR THE ROLE---
- 3+ years of experience with Linux desktop/server/embedded
distributions as a user, developer or administrator.
- Strong coding skills in at least two of C, C++, Rust, Python,
Go, bash etc.
- Interest in working on diverse components and tackling problems
across the full Linux software stack.
- Experience with RHEL/Debian/Ubuntu packaging and package
- Experience in customizing Linux distributions for embedded,
desktop, server or cloud applications.
- Experience in working with upstream open source
- Working knowledge of common tools and frameworks used in CI/CD
- Bachelor's or higher in Computer Science, Computer
Skills You Need To Be Successful---
- You have proven ability and desire to work in a collaborative
and team oriented environment.
- You love technology, working with talented people and have a
passion to build cool new products.
- You are flexible, accountable and have excellent communication
- You value soft skills and are enterprising, thoughtful, and
- You thrive in a globally distributed team through
self-discipline and self-motivation.
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 .
APPLICANT & CANDIDATE PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVACY NOTICE.
If you're wondering how or why Pure collects or uses information
you provide, we invite you to check out our Applicant & Candidate
Personal Information Protection Notice .
DEEMED EXPORT LICENSE NOTICE.
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.
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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