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. 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 flourish solving exciting problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try innovative ways, 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: This Sr. Director IT, who will partner with our Product organization, is a senior-level, strategic business partner who shares ownership for both business strategy and business value results. The role owns executive-level relationships and serves as a single point of focus between IT and Equinix Product Engineering and its value streams. This is achieved by stimulating, surfacing, and crafting demand for capabilities and assets, in addition to ensuring that the potential business value is captured, optimized, and recognized.
The technology landscape is moving and shifting faster than ever. We want to ensure that our Digital Technologies are redefining how we enables our business to succeed in the evolving digital world and that we continue to meet customer, channel and employee expectations with new technologies. As such, we need to bring in new talent with fresh perspective in technology, attitude, innovation to enable a vital shift in technology while shifting the mindset and culture within our organizations to adopt new ways of thinking and working.
Leadership role that owns the business engagement with the Product team and is responsible for all IT execution supporting and in service to software product development
Leads the creation of the technology vision, roadmap and delivery in support of the Product organization and it’s technology needs
Takes full accountability across the lifecycle of technology (plan, design, implement, support)
Enable simplified processes and lead implementation of new digital solutions to improve delivery speed and product quality
Promote and practice a change mindset to invigorate transformative initiatives and ensure successful implementation across teams
Define and implement new operating model changes to accelerate digital transformation e.g., agile
Develop and maintain effective relationships with key business partners on how IT systems capabilities can solve their business problems
Translate partner business needs into technology requirements and push for business process clarity where needed
Develop cohesive strategy for enterprise apps and see opportunities to drive strategic consistency across groups
Ensure enterprise apps strategy remains in line with our company strategic goals and objectives
Maintain external network to gain strategic market insights and stay current on tech trends
7+ years professional experience in a software development leadership role. 15+ years in IT subject area requiring direct management of applications systems, personnel, and budget OR 15+ years managing, owning and delivering applications systems, preferably in tech industry with a global team
Experience leading technology transformation, particularly in customer enabling applications
Experience leading an organization through an agile transformation and/ or through cloud migration
Experience designing and supporting an enterprise-wide customer and employee enabling systems
Exceptional ability to collaborate with business partner teams to align on multi-functional processes
Excellent problem-solving ability to understand business partner needs, drive prioritization, and deliver systems
Ability to provide thought leadership, think strategically and effectively communicate vision and influence across the organization
Ability to execute and get results to ensure strategy translates to outcome
Bachelor's in Engineering preferred
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 156K – 215K per year with 30% bonus target.
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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