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Test Engineer

Operations | Mountain View, CA

Job Description


About Pure Storage:
Pure Storage is a team of some of the brightest minds in the storage, flash memory and related technical industries. Founded on principles of teamwork and knowledge sharing, we focus on producing the exceptional result while we transform the landscape of the enterprise storage market (and have some fun along the way).

Manufacturing Test Engineer  is responsible for the development and implementation of test, and manufacturing methods for new and existing products.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Design Engineering, Support, OEM Partners, and strategic suppliers, to ensure timely and effective release of new products by driving, developing, and coordinating manufacturability and test.
    • Support the release of new products to Manufacturing and the field.
    • Take lead working with OEM Partners trouble shooting production-testing problems.
    • Develop test methods and procedures for new products using LabView and/or UNIX scripting.
    • Create Manufacturing hardware specifications, test, assembly, RMA, and FA processes and procedures.
    • Dashboard reporting that includes specific test and quality metrics from initial production through field operation.
    • Work with the internal team and OEM Partners to identify and implement corrective actions.


  • A minimum of 5-10 years of NPI, Test Engineering, and MFG experience, preferable computer, network or storage hardware industries.
  • Significant and demonstrable experience working with OEM manufacturing and strategic suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, presentation and ability to work cross-functionally to insure we provide an exceptional quality product to our customers.  
  • B.S in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline is preferred.

Desired Skills:

Understanding of common commodity server building blocks, diagnostics, and system-level test

  • Direct experience in Silicon Valley startup
  • Familiarity with manufacturing of Unix-based network, computer, or storage appliances
  • Direct experience working with LabView or similar test automation software
  • Ability to author bash scripts
  • Experience with Fibre Channel networking
  • Experience with SAS/SATA/SES based systems

Bonus points:

Employees at Pure Storage work in a collaborative environment fostering open communication across the board. Our Pure Storage team holds frequent company offistes, happy hours, and Friday barbecues. We offer exceptional health benefits, a very casual dress code and delicious/healthy snacks until your heart is content.