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Platform Operations Engineer - Equinix Metal

 

Platform Operations Engineer - Equinix Metal

  • JR-127628
  • Remote
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Platform Operations Engineer - Equinix Metal

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. With Equinix Metal, customers can rapidly deploy automated single-tenant infrastructure and interact with 2,000+ networks and 3,000 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: 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience preferred.

  • Strong Linux/Unix operator skills.

  • Experience with automation tools.

  • Working knowledge of Git (and GitHub) and related workflows.

  • 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.

 

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 15% bonus target. 

 

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. 

 

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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.

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