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Platform Operations Engineer - Equinix Metal

 

Platform Operations Engineer - Equinix Metal

  • JR-125081
  • Remote
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Platform Operations Engineer - Equinix Metal

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.  

What you’ll be doing:

Every day Platform Operations is busy building Equinix Metal’s infrastructure at multiple remote data centers around the world. We enroll, configure and maintain the hardware that makes up Equinix Metal’s interconnected bare metal cloud.  We are working with a large number of hardware elements, so creating and documenting efficient, repeatable, automated processes are a must. 

As a bare metal specialist, you'll learn how to use our internal staff level tools and become comfortable diagnosing hardware, software, and networking issues. You'll work with our engineering teams to add features that help us deliver outstanding service to our user community.

Under the direction of Platform Operations Management you will be working on:

  • Continuously improving the operational readiness of the Equinix Metal platform.
  • Develop technical solutions to automate management of the Equinix Metal platform.
  • Document new processes for Platform Operations engineers.
  • Escalate and track technical requests to the appropriate engineering teams.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams as a representative of Platform Operations.

What we’ll expect from you:

  • Strong Linux/Unix operator skills.
  • Experience building automation tools.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Go.
  • Working knowledge of Git (and GitHub) and related workflows.
  • Collaborate on projects with peers for large scale firmware and hardware automation.
  • Writing vendor specific code to normalize hardware management.
  • Building proof of concepts, documenting, and championing them.
  • Identifying areas for improvement in existing code
  • Upholding engineering best practices
  • Superb remote communication on zoom meetings, chat and online documentation.
  • A willingness to learn and grow with the Platform Operations team.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

Other:

  • Code samples may be requested.

 

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

For NYC residents: In accordance with NYC Pay Transparency Law (https://legistar.council.nyc.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3713951&GUID=E7B03ABA-8F42-4341-A0D2-50E2F95320CD&Options=Advanced&Search= ) the salary range for this role is $98K – $175K per year with 15% bonus target. 

 

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 15% 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 committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability.  If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to Staffing@equinix.com .  Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you. 

 

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 disability. 

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

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