Sr. Manager
Integrated Operations PMO & Portfolio
Posted on 10/24/2023
Pure Storage

5,001-10,000 employees

Enterprise storage company
Company Overview
Pure Storage is on a mission to redefine the storage experience and empower innovators by simplifying how people consume and interact with data. The company develops flash-based storage for data centers using consumer-grade solid state drives

Company Stage


Total Funding





Santa Clara, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Santa Clara, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • 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
  • Oversee and track the organization's portfolio intake, planning, development, and execution of cross-functional prioritized projects, ensuring alignment with the company's strategic goals
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to project managers, ensuring that they have the right tools, resources, training, and guidance necessary to deliver successful projects
  • Lead, implement, and manage a scalable process and governance model for business applications selection, evaluation, and approval to drive process standardization, cost optimization, and tech stck consolidation
  • Define, develop, and maintain project governance, processes, standards, and frameworks to ensure delivery excellence and consistency across the organization
  • Develop and maintain portfolio-level reporting and dashboards that provide visibility into project status, risks, and issues
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders, senior leadership, and partner with IT, Finance, Product, and Operations teams to ensure project and portfolio goals are aligned with business objectives
  • Identify areas for improvement within the project management and portfolio management processes and implement changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts and business impact to team members and leadership in a manner that is readily understandable and actionable
  • Ability to be flexible to manage the end-to-end lifecycle of interrelated projects within a program, and ensure projects are delivered on time and within scope: define project objective, scope, and resource requirements; establish timelines and milestones with gantt charts; minimize risks; identify and assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects; manage project budgets and resource allocation; and develop methods to monitor project or area progress
  • Create KPIs and identify key metrics of success to measure project statuses against
  • Manage and solve scope creep, change management, and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved
  • Debrief at the end of each project or program launch and incorporate feedback into Lessons Learned
  • 10-12+ years of Business Operations, Business Transformation, Program Management, Revenue Operations, Management Consulting or related role
  • Bachelor degree in business, engineering, or related fields (MBA preferred)
  • Direct line management experience required
  • Proven experience in portfolio management, project management, and governance frameworks
  • Proven experience in process optimization roll outs, specifically with GTM systems, business applications, and tooling
  • Requires strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with the ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong understanding of change management principles, methodologies, communication plans, and leading practices, previous experience with large scale organizational change efforts
  • Smartsheet (or Project Management tool equivalent) experience required
  • Project Management certifications a plus
  • Lean Portfolio Management or Lean-Agile experience a plus
  • Ability to independently research, analyze, and recommend solutions and best practices
  • Self-starting problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • High attention to detail