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 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: As you build your career at Equinix, you will be involved in several different projects and initiatives, being an integral part of the team. As a member of the automation engineering team, you will contribute to technical architecture, product prioritization, automation, capacity planning, adoption of supporting technologies, and all other aspects of maintaining a world-class cloud-based service. You will work closely with software engineering teams developing Infrastructure and applications and focus on driving scalability, stability, reliability, the operability of services, and security.
You are a software engineer at heart, with a compulsion to automate yourself out of a job.
Work with development teams to ensure that applications have scalability and reliability built-in from day one. Agile is second nature to you, and you’re excited to work in scrum teams and represent the DevOps perspective.
Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the most challenging problems.
Innovation, creativity, and a passion for ever-improving our Infrastructure and team
Design and enhance software architecture to improve scalability, service reliability, cost, and performance. You’ve helped create services that are critical to their customers’ success.
Deploy automation for provisioning and operating infrastructure on a large scale. You are experienced in Infrastructure as Code concepts and have put them into production.
Partnered alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production.
Partner with teams to improve CI/CD processes and technology. Helping teams in delivering value early.
Mentor members of the staff on large scale cloud deployments. You’re an expert in deploying in the cloud and can bring a teaching mindset to help others benefit from your experience.
Drive the adoption of observability practices and a data-driven mindset. You love metrics, graphs, and gaining a deep understanding of why things happen in a system, helping others gain visibility into the things they build.
Influence engineering teams across Equinix with customer focus, world-class quality, effective communication, decisive, fast-moving solutions, quick and constructive resolution of conflicts.
You have outstanding interpersonal skills and can effectively coordinate development projects across globally distributed teams in a dynamic, growing environment.
Support the Infrastructure owned by the SRE team.
10+ years of experience.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Strong sense of architecture and design for fault tolerance, scale-out approaches, and stability. Practiced in the AWS Well-Architected Framework or similar.
Demonstrated experience in building tools and automation in Python for large production environments.
You have production-grade experience operating Linux systems, with the ability to methodically diagnose system, network, and application issues.
Working with microservice architectures running on Kubernetes and containers.
Tools-first mindset. You build tools for yourself and others to increase efficiency and reduce churn.
Experience with Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code: Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
Building and scaling distributed systems is a plus.
Experience with public cloud (AWS) at medium to large scale
Organized, focused on building, improving, resolving, and delivering.
Exceptional communicator in and across teams, taking the lead.
You are an experienced software engineer who knows how to apply engineering principles to large scale public cloud systems.
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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