Staff Engineer at Equinix in Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Staff Engineer

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, operating 200+data centers across the globe andproviding 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 area fast-growing global company with 70+consecutivequarters of growth.Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providersin over 26countries spanningfivecontinents.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions.We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

Works with product teams, analysts and other engineers to design systems and application software, and mentor junior members of the team.


Requirements Analysis

  • Understands, reads, and reviews requirements

  • Works with Business Analysts to understand business requirements

Software Architecture

  • Participates in architectural review process

Software Design

  • Leads Features and multiple modules design

  • Provides technical leadership to the team

  • Evaluates and recommends adoption of open source


  • Develops scripts and code for a feature and multiple modules

  • Cross-technical integration

  • Participates in peer reviews

  • Adoption of standard coding processes


  • Develops unit tests

  • Fixes defects

  • Develops test strategies

  • Recommends testing frameworks


  • Defines deployment and release guidelines

  • Defines and executes environment planning and cross-functional dependencies

  • Documents software configuration management practices and educates cross-functional stakeholders on the processes and tools

Software Reliability & Support Engineering

  • Captures, Consolidates, and maintains inventory of production applications, flows and systems for all the software engineering verticals

  • Helps in preparing application support documentation

  • Troubleshoots basic application issues with the help of knowledgebase documents

Technical Project Management

  • Provides level of effort (LOE)

  • Works with technical project managers and product management teams to define schedule

  • Provides status reports and release management progress updates


  • Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates new technologies


  • 5+ years experience

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

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 disabilities.