Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240 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.
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: Leads analysis and reports, utilizing expertise to recommend improvements. Manages and executes larger projects - regional and/or cross-regional.
Determines and applies appropriate methodologies and tools for analyzing a range of complex, functional and/or cross-functional issues
(often complex or with a high level of ambiguity)
Provides recommendations that consider the needs of cross functional teams
Identifies process gaps and issues and recommends areas for improvement
Assesses impact of manual workarounds
Determines and utilizes appropriate methodology including Lean Six Sigma where appropriate· Facilitates discussions and drives resolution where disagreement exists, escalating where necessary
Creates, manages, and leads larger project plans and resources, executing them using appropriate tools and techniques
Drives alignment with stakeholders from problem identification through implementation and post-implementation monitoring
Communicates team progress
Creates scope, project charter and stakeholder analysis
Applies appropriate project management skills and best practices including Lean Six Sigma
Identifies and manages risks and issues, recommending suitable mitigation plans
Cost/Benefit Analysis and Monitoring
Analyzes pre and post implementation results and proposes recommendations for improvement
Expected benefits and actual results
Coaching and Mentoring
Provides necessary feedback, guidance and/or advice to junior team members and internal staff
May act in an advisory capacity to Yellow, Green or Junior Lean Six Sigma Black belts
Implementation and Change Management
Manages process and procedural documentation
Completes post deployment analysis, monitoring and control, providing recommendations for improvement
Assesses post project benefits and success
Reporting and Metrics
Leads status reporting, highlighting risks, issues and concerns
Makes recommendations for improvement based on report results
Creates and publishes more complex dashboards
Alignment, Consistency & Prioritization
Champions changes to enable customer benefits
Assesses priority based on fit to agreed organizational criteria
Supports in driving consistency and alignment across different functional teams
Recommends alternative solutions, escalating where disagreements persist
Leads and facilitates cross functional discussions to drive issues, challenges and prioritization efforts
Manages low/medium degrees of conflict, escalating where necessary
Business Requirements, Functional Design and Process Design
Obtains, creates and documents business requirements engaging multiple stakeholders
Creates BRD (business requirements document), managing cross-functional and cross-regional reviews
Works with the BSA's and Dev. team on solution design and development
Assesses solutions from multiple angles, recommending alternatives where appropriate
Reviews functional design, working closely with BSAs and DEV teams to ensure solution meets requirements
Partners with stakeholders to analyze, define and document business processes within and across functional areas
Utilizes Lean Six Sigma methodology; may design or improve business processes
Facilitates workshops to drive agreement where appropriate
Manages stakeholder expectations within and/or across functions
May work with governance boards or steering committees
Identifies and proactively includes correct stakeholders and communications effectively
Understands stakeholder needs and builds effective relationships
Utilizes effective methods of communication with stakeholders, varying approach accordingly
May lead user acceptance testing
May be responsible for ensuring User Acceptance Testing is fully planned and executed
Develops and assigns test cases
Identifies testing resources
Assesses testing progress
10+ years experience in related field preferred
Bachelor's degree required
Green belt preferred
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