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VP, Software Engineering

 

VP, Software Engineering

  • JR-202268
  • Redwood City
  • Executive Management
  • Full time
VP, Software Engineering

Data Center Services – VP Software Engineering Leader

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating over 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. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 77 consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of over 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 27 countries spanning five continents – and counting! 

A leadership role at Equinix means you will drive and collaborate on work that impacts the world. 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. 

Summary

The VP Software Engineering is responsible for architecting and building the software platforms supporting our Data Center Services business, enabling automation and a cohesive customer experience. Position will work with CTO and IT on the direction and requirements to align to our enterprise and network architectures at Equinix.​ This role reports to the EVP & General Manager of Data Center Services and will lead a team of approximately 425 employees.    ​ 

Responsibilities

Strategic Planning & Development

  • Implement the strategy, technology, process and human capital capable of supporting the development of scalable, functional and reliable product software
  • Focus on innovation, emerging technologies and making recommendations on the strategic use of technology for leveraging business results

Platform & Digital Architecture

  • Lead development of a platform architecture and product technology roadmap that supports efficient creation of products using common platform microservices components and common digital experiences
  • Partner cross-functionally to align this roadmap to a global technology architecture strategy

Digital Experience

  • Drive unified digital experience design, architecture, and execution. This includes the customer/partner journey from Explore->Discovery->Trial->Transact->Manage->Billing and Invoicing presentment. Partner with a centralized UX design team to align on a unified digital experience.

Platform and Product Engineering

  • Oversee translation of platform and product requirements into high quality technology development that meets scope, scale, timeline and budget goals
  • Ensure product development processes are scalable, secure, agile, fit for purpose and continue to evolve as technology changes
  • Platform engineering (Cross Product Common Services Platform)
  • Digital experience engineering
  • Colocation engineering
  • Interconnection engineering

Dev/Ops

  • Supports the automation of the agile software development process including dev, test, integration, deployment, and production with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD).
  • This includes Cloud Migration and Cloud DevOps
  • Support application performance in production and manage/troubleshoot to ensure delivery of high availability SLAs.

Qualifications

  • 15+ years in an engineering leadership role at a high growth technology company
  • Strong technical background with latest and emerging technologies
  • Commercially minded with a strong understanding of Equinix’s customers, offerings, organization, competitive landscape and market opportunities

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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Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified 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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