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 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 27 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 best in class service to our data center 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.
Job Summary: Performs the planning, system design, system implementation, system maintenance and support for Equinix Data Centers. Lead small to medium-scale projects and the rollout of engineering initiatives. Assists with the development and implementation 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. Plans and directs day to day operations and strategic direction of delivery of either a Construction project or delivery of operations for an IBX facility.
Leads and manages a project or other design and engineering initiatives
Provides guidance and project leadership in ensuring project or other design and engineering initiatives are meeting or exceeding company expectations
System Operation and Work Practices (incl Capacity Planning)
Expert operating knowledge of engineering systems to include advanced diagnostics and repairs
Ability to apply knowledge of Equinix processes and procedures and industry standards 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
Interacts with other engineering, design and construction disciplines
Works with the capacity and site engineering teams to resolve power and/or cooling limitations and optimize resource utilization
Leadership and Communications (incl Vendor Mgmt)
Contributes to mentoring junior team members
Directs all internal and external project team members
Directs external vendors per project or initiative such as 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
Includes executive level communications in standardized templates
Policy & Procedure Development and Adherence
Contributes to creating and maintaining best in class policies and procedures
Participates in review of policy and procedure documents
Develops policy documents with the input of others
Assures adherence to developed standards and policy through review of documentation, participation in commissioning activities, design summits and IBX physicals
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
Knowledge of Data Center Mechanical Design
Efficiency and data modeling
Strong MS Excel skills for data modeling
Experience developing and managing projects with internal and external stakeholders
Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
Bi-lingual Spanish/English language skills are strongly preferred
7+ Years of related experience in a critical facility or data center environment
We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.
For CO residents: In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for this role is $89K – $124K per year with 20% bonus target.
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