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Senior Principal Software Engineer, Developer Relations - Equinix Metal

 

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Developer Relations - Equinix Metal

  • JR-126066
  • Remote
  • Product
  • Full time
Senior Principal Software Engineer, Developer Relations - 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.

Job Summary: Equinix is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join its Developer Relations team. In this role, you will work within our team to create, maintain, support, and promote integrations for Equinix products and services. You will advise developers and users, internally and publicly, on design patterns that improve the integration experience.

Responsibilities

  • Fit Equinix platform features and APIs to third-party SDKs, tools, and platforms

  • Deliver tested and documented integrations and features

  • Define and reduce scope to prioritize the work needed to achieve goals

  • Encourage, foster, and support partner and user-led integration efforts

  • Automate builds, tests, deployments, and chores

  • Communicate integration, partner, and user needs to platform teams

  • Communicate integration and platform features and limitations to partners and users

  • Identify customer needs and provide solutions for infrastructure deployment and scale

  • Create public and internal roadmaps and changelogs for integrations

  • Educate and mentor contributors and junior team members with detailed analysis and constructive feedback

  • Report on usage and experience to inform priority

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience supporting or developing cloud-native or similar technologies

  • 6+ years of experience in software development

  • 3+ years of experience with Go and Python

  • Appetite for learning, using, developing, and improving specifications and SDKs

  • Ability to balance transparency and confidentiality along with optimism and pragmatism

  • Enthusiasm for open-source collaboration and experience giving and taking public feedback

  • Experience developing applications, APIs, or platforms

  • Experience using infrastructure as code tools and a desire to drive automation

  • Experience with containerization and virtualization platforms (VMWare, Xen, KVM, Docker, etc.)

  • Experience supporting customers directly or asynchronously

  • Proficiency in using GitHub and developing CI/CD pipelines

  • Proficiency with Ubuntu, RedHat, or other Linux environments (including OS, disk, network management)

  • Adaptability when designs, projects, situations, or priorities inevitably change

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and help guide team members as needed

  • Ability to represent our platform and integrations in public articles, podcasts, or streams

  • Experience managing network and hardware infrastructure, protocols, and software

  • Experience developing Kubernetes controllers or building plugins for Terraform, Ansible, and similar tools

  • Experience managing stakeholder expectations, prioritizing your own work while collaborating across teams

 

 

For CO residents: In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for this role is $175K – $245K per year with 30% 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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