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Electrical Engineer

 

Electrical Engineer

  • JR-131560
  • Madrid
  • Operations
  • Full time
Electrical Engineer

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centres 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 built 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.

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 outstanding service to our data centre 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.

Electrical Engineer

Performs the planning, system design, system implementation, system maintenance and support. Leads small scale projects and the roll out of engineering initiatives. Assists with the development of engineering design standards, policies and procedures. Effectively interacts with other internal and external teams, including the design engineering, site engineering, construction management and regional operations teams, onsite support vendors and consultants on projects, policies and procedures. Assists in planning and directing day to day operations and strategic direction of delivery of either a construction project or delivery of operations for an IBX facility.

Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Assists in leading and managing projects or other design and engineering initiatives
  • Provides project leadership in ensuring projects or other design and engineering initiatives are meeting or exceeding company expectations
  • System Operation and Work Practices (incl Capacity Planning)
  • Performs complex maintenance and repairs on engineering systems, and develops SOWs for complex engineering system maintenance, replacement, design and construction projects· Ability to apply knowledge of Equinix processes and procedures to resolve non-routine issues· Utilizes safe working practices at an EXPERT level (e.g. can apply procedure for lockout/tag out, can explain MSDS, etc.)· Evaluates and assures the safe working practices of others· Works with the capacity and site engineering teams to identify power and cooling limitations, discuss potential modifications and develop solutions to overcome limitations

Training

  • Shadows manager in the training and development of new staff
  • Acquires knowledge by expanding experience with systems, vendor training and shadowing others
  • Is SME with some systems and trains others inside and outside of the group

Contract Administration

  • Executes effective contract administration procedures including generation, review, and monitoring of contracts, change orders, cost forecasts, and other pertinent documents and documentation

Leadership and Communications 

  • Supports in mentoring junior team members
  • Supports in directing all internal and external project team members
  • Assists in directing as many as external vendors per project or initiatives such General Contractors, A&E design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers, etc.
  • Expert level communication to include cross functional SOP development and relevant technical writing
  • Interactions are primarily to exchange information between departments within the organization

Policy & Procedure Development and Adherence

  • Provides feedback on policies and procedures· Participates in review of policy and procedure documents· Assures adherence to developed standards and policy through review of documentation, participation in commissioning activities, design summits and IBX physicals

Problem Solving

  • Consistently solves complex, cross-functional issues requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve
  • Makes recommendations for system level enhancements to eliminate potential problems
  • Tests suitability of components or action plans for deployments

Technical Expertise

  • Has an expert level system knowledge
  • Is a subject matter expert to others in the group
  • Participates by presenting at internal and/or external engineering or construction related seminars/conferences

What we expect from you:

  • Electrical Engineering, or relevant discipline with 5+ experience of working in a data centre or similar critical environment.
  • Experience in switching and distribution of HV power systems
  • Communication and co-operation skills, open and sharing
  • Self-contained and proactive - Solution and delivery oriented
  • Team working skills with the ability to work in an international environment
  • A drive for developing your expertise
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and great command of the English language

What we'll be offering:

  • Comprehensive and market-competitive remuneration package
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
  • You are entitled to 23 days holiday per annum in addition to any statutory holidays
  • Restaurant Tickets and partly subsidised meals
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (‘ESPP’)
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Internal training/development hub with continuous formative plans available to all
  • An inclusive, balanced and friendly culture with our embedded ethos in which to strive on
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Data show that many applicants apply for a job when they have 100% of what is required. We encourage people to bring their different experiences and background to work. If you are interested in working for Equinix and have found a role that challenges you, please don’t let your reservations hold you back!

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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