Are you passionate about developing opensource software? Do you want to write the next chapter in hybrid-multi-cloud networking? If you are a pioneer, a leader and are motivated by rallying a community of developers around an awesome open-source project - then we have a role for you.
Equinix is embarking on a transformation of our service portfolio. We envision a new way to connect the world. If you are ready for a new challenge, then come join our team and let’s make hybrid multi-cloud networking awesome. We are seeking the right person, with the right mindset and skillset to tap into the opens source community to fuel this journey.
We believe that a healthy, open ecosystem is critical to the future of hybrid multi-cloud networking technology. The Equinix Digital Services Business Unit is looking for a motivated, visionary leader to take Equinix’s engagement in hybrid multi-cloud networking open source to the next level.
If you are passionate and familiar with the open-source community space and have experience of building a community, we are looking for you. If you are comfortable speaking on stage at conferences and skilled in the art of building an open-source community. You enjoy connecting with people around the world in different industries and look to interact with them on Hybrid Multi-Cloud projects strategic to Equinix. You are highly technical, can understand the projects, and can mentor those who look to learn about them. At Equinix, we put the customer at the center of what we do, and we value diversity of perspective.
You will develop the strategy to build and champion Equinix’s vision in the Hybrid Multi-Cloud Networking space. You will build an outreach plan for content development, virtual & live events, engagement with the CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation), Linux Foundation (LF), other foundations, press & analyst relations. You will be supported by a passionate group of experts and developers.
Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company. Digital leaders harness our trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success.
With our global footprint of 220+ data centers, situated close to clouds and networks for optimal hybrid multi-cloud architectures, we currently serve 10,000 customers, including the largest cloud providers, Fortune 500 enterprises and Global 2000 companies.
Our culture is at the heart of our success, and it is our authentic, humble, gritty people who build “The Magic of Equinix”. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do. We are big on innovation and constantly look for ways to bring to bear technology to better serve the evolving needs of our customers and benefit society in an increasingly digital world.
Responsibilities at Equinix:
Build and expand the viability of Equinix as an industry leader in Hybrid Multi-cloud Networking open-source community by promoting Equinix’s contributions to open-source projects & communities that align with our overall strategy.
Develop and curate Hybrid Multi-cloud networking content that is engaging while addressing both business goals and community needs. This could include press releases, white papers, social media promotions, blogs, etc.
Work with Equinix engineering, legal, talent acquisition teams to turn contributions into stories highlighting the power of Open Source
Cultivate Equinix’s open-source presence and reputation in open-source organizations, standards bodies and more like Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Linux Foundation, etc.
Shepard new companies & partners interested in beginning their open-source journey in the Hybrid Multi-Cloud Networking space.
Be a self starter, comfortable in working in an unstructured environment
Build a culture of open source as an advocate outside and inside the company for open-Source best practices.
Prior experience with leading teams responsible for developer relations or community advocacy
5+ years of experience running developer relations or community advocacy programs
5+ years of working experience in the open-source industry
Commitment to building an open, diverse, and inclusive developer community
Analytical and data driven in your approach to building and nurturing communities
Familiarity with developer tools, continuous integration, containers, Kubernetes, and cloud native technologies in general
Excellent writing and verbal communications skills from engineering to executive.
Excellent collaboration and people skills.
Relationships in prominent open-source communities are a plus
Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code & Hybrid Multi-Cloud Networking
Experience with creating highly technical content, tutorials, and blogs.
Experience speaking at conferences, developer summits, or virtual events.
Experience working in or managing open-source software communities.
Experience teaching, writing, or hosting workshops.
The targeted pay range for this position in the following location is / locations are:
San Francisco, CA / Bay Area: $172,000 to $308,000
Our pay ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hire pay for the full-time position determined by role, level, and location. Individual pay is based on additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and/or training.
This position may be offered in other locations. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
The targeted pay range listed reflects the base pay only and does not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Employees are eligible for bonus, and equity may be offered depending on the position.
Company benefits for the U.S. are subject to eligibility requirements and include Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, leave of absence and disability benefits, paid time off, holidays, and more.
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 Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law. (Equal Opportunity / AA / Disabled / Veterans Employer (U.S.)).
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