Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Equinix’s Internal Audit department, known as Business Assurance Services (BAS), enhances and protects organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. In a demanding high-performance environment designed for high-caliber individuals seeking growth and career advancement, BAS team members gain valuable experience and in-depth knowledge of the information technology (IT), product innovation, finance, compliance, and operational areas of the Company by working on a wide range of assurance and advisory activities.
Equinix is seeking a Data Analytics and Automation Lead to help lead the BAS team’s analytics and automation initiatives, primarily focused on assessing risk and providing assurance and business insights. This position will report to and work closely with the leader of the Technology Assurance group in the BAS department. The position will manage and support complex and highly visible engagements and develop strong working relationships with management. The position will support opportunities to utilize innovative ways to audit through analytics and automation. The position will be based in one of the following locations: Dallas, TX; Tampa, FL.
Lead efforts effectively to build the BAS data analytics roadmap and enhance our audit capability using data analytics and automation
Collaborate with BAS team members to design, build and utilize data analytics throughout the audit and advisory project lifecycle (risk assessment, planning, fieldwork and reporting). Learn and apply statistical models that are relevant to an audit and risk management function.
Work with IT to utilize the enterprise data warehouse and build scalable data analytics solutions for the BAS team, including continuous auditing and monitoring programs
Document process flows, requirements, and/or manuals for each analytic created. Train BAS team members or the Business to use the analytics. Provide support and troubleshoot problems.
Identify ways to automate and enhance activities performed by the BAS team to improve efficiency and/or add value
Act as a champion for the internal tools and applications utilized by the BAS team and provide on-going support to the team members
Partner with other Data Analytics teams within Equinix to identify the latest tools and methodologies. Leverage the information to improve the BAS data analytics program.
Stay up to date on technology trends and inform leadership of emerging trends and best practices in the use of analytics and automation for governance, risk and compliance
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics, or related areas
3+ years in business or IT role preferred, minimum 4 years of experience in data analytics and automation; data analytics expertise is required, and a combination of business and audit experience is desired
Expertise in creating data analytics reports and visual dashboards to provide insights
Experience with one or more of the following data analytics/automation tools and programming languages: SQL queries, Tableau, Power BI, Blue Prism, UiPath, ACL, Python, Java or similar
Experience with using statistical models for quantitative risk assessment is a plus
Ability to work in a fast moving, global, complex company environment, to easily adapt between working independently (with minimal direction) or collaboratively on a team (with various stakeholders and varied personalities), to be effective in new situations, and to work comfortably in ambiguity on unstructured projects and in a multi-tasking environment
Team player focused on team cohesion and success; adept at building relationships across organizations; willingness and ability to lead projects as well as participate as member of project team
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to effect change through collaboration, professionalism, trust, credibility and influence
Commitment to quality, willingness to challenge current practice and innovate, and continuous improvement mindset
Self-motivated, flexible, proactive, rapid learner and responsive; possesses passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented; views challenges as opportunities; tenacious and focused
Willingness to travel nationally and internationally (up to 15%)
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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