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Data Center Lead

 

Data Center Lead

  • JR-127935
  • Frankfurt
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Data Center Lead

Who are we? 

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 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. With Equinix Metal, customers can rapidly deploy automated single-tenant infrastructure and interact with 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and service providers. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.  

 

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams. 

 

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. 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.  

Job Summary: 

Equinix Metal, a leading bare metal cloud provider, is looking for a Data Center Lead within the Metal Data Center Operations team. Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our customers. 

 

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. This role is based in Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Responsibilities:

● Management of in-region data centers and associated staff. This will include:
○ Lead and grow a team of DC Operations professionals across EMEA
○ Development and implementation of training programs in conjunction with the distributed team
○ Shift scheduling
○ Ensure commitments to performance, scalability, security, and quality
○ Cultivate an environment of trust and collaboration
● Work together with leaders and team members across Metal/Equinix to drive execution
● Rack, cable, and deploy network equipment such as switches, firewalls, routers, etc.
● Fix, test, and quality assurance of enterprise server hardware to ensure Metal uptime standards.
● Fix and resolve problems with basic network and operating system installations and configurations. This will include managing and updating the ticketing system in a timely fashion.
● Responsible for first response and proper escalation of data center events that relate to power, network, or cooling.
● Creation and ongoing maintenance of rack elevations, port maps, and process documentation.

Qualifications:

● Ability to think strategically and execute time-sensitive tasks with a sense of urgency
● Detail oriented with the ability to track and manage work streams for multiple projects continuously with strong communication skills to ensure alignment across the organization
● Hands-on experience in a Data Center
● Previous experience leading teams in some capacity 

 

 


 

  

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