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Manager, Platform Engineering

 

Manager, Platform Engineering

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  • Full time
Manager, Platform Engineering

 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 an Engineering Manager within Metal Platform Engineering team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the engineering and operations of our globally distributed, highly available, bare metal machine provisioning platform. This role can be remote or based in one of our office locations. 

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills and innovate as we disrupt the market and grow our product portfolio. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Mentor, coach, and grow a team of highly proficient engineers while cultivating a collaborative engineering culture across the organization

  • Live and breath the developer experience with the platform we are responsible for caring and feeding for - when our customers win, we win

  • Deal with ambiguity and drive to the heart of problems - be an expert at improvising forward

  • Seek out weaknesses, identify problems and solutions, approach every day with a self-starter attitude and a focus on resolving problems while not getting bogged down in a constantly changing landscape

  • Proactively contribute to our ecosystem of documentation, tools, or processes regardless of “who owns what”

  • Deeply care about technology, your craft and about the success of your teammates and the company - strong intrinsic motivators to help drive self-improvement is a must

  • Help drive software design and improvements to our system architecture, ensuring components are built to last and meet the needs of our customers

Qualifications

  • Ability to think strategically and execute on 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

  • Previous experience leading teams in some capacity

  • Ability to provide guidance and leadership to engineers even when there may be ambiguity around the requirements or expectations, while also helping make and communicate any risk/reward trade offs

  • Passionate about continuous improvement, continuous delivery, and not just because they are buzzwords - but because you’ve seen first hand the value that investment in those areas can offer

  • Preference given to candidates with existing hands-on experience as an engineer

  • An understanding and respect for what it takes to run highly available, reliable, and performant distributed systems / services and ideally previous hands-on experience doing so

  • 1+ years professional experience in a software development leadership role

  • Bachelor's in Engineering preferred

Does this sound like the right opportunity for you? Apply today! 

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more. 

In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $134,000 – $187,000 per year with 20% bonus target. 

At Equinix, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #IamSafeIBelongIMatter culture transcends and informs all we do. In alignment with our culture, Equinix has implemented a vaccine or test policy that requires employees to show proof of full vaccination or get tested regularly to work onsite in an IBX or office. 

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 disabilities. 

 

Visit our Career page here to understand about Equinix COVID-19 Vaccine Policy.

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