NOC Service Engineer III at Equinix in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Other 18 days ago.





Job Description:

NOC Service Engineer III

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centersacross 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.

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers. 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.

NOC Service Engineers operate, monitor and support Equinix network and server systems in AMER region. Performs 1st and 2nd level troubleshooting, using tools and utilities to resolve system/network performance and related system/network issues. Drive Full resolution working closely with the Global Network Service Technical Assistance Team to ensure the best quality of service to our customers.

Responsibilities


  • Drive incidents to resolution, document, follow up and keep track on full resolution


  • Interface between customer and other supporting departments


  • Drive tools improvement and new feature requests.


  • Review the metrics and finds opportunities to improve the efficiency of the Edge Services with the Global Network Service Technical Assistance departments


  • Monitor and review network performance, reliability and security.


  • Troubleshooting of Network and Server and Service issues, Supporting NOC - Service Engineering team and Customers.


  • Identify operational issues and suggest design alterations to address these issues.


  • Working in a distributed Global Network operations support team.


  • Schedule network maintenances and upgrades when appropriate.


  • The role is in a flexible, rotating shift environment (4x10's)


Qualifications


  • 2-5 years of demonstrated experience in the field of networking and server engineering


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or work-related field


  • Deep understanding Open Stack technology and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) from practical work experience


  • Knowledge of Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu and KVM), Cisco (IOS, IOS XR and Nexus)


  • Network and Server monitoring skillset (Zabbix, Nagios...)


  • Knowledge of packet based networks, routing, redundancy and transport protocols (OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF and VXLAN) on several network vendor


  • Clear understanding of Container technology's (Docker)


  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks concurrently, work well under tight timelines, and produce under a high-demand environment.


  • Fluent in English in speaking and writing is required


  • Flexibility, able to work people cross borders and functions.


  • Collaborative team spirit


  • Script programming languages (python, bash...)


  • Automation mind set for server/network tasks


  • Security background configuring firewalls and IDS / IPS


  • ITILv3


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.