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Staff Software Engineer - Front End at Equinix in Sunnyvale, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Staff Software Engineer - Front End

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.

We are looking for Staff Software Engineer for the engineering team that will be responsible for new product development to simplify and accelerate ordering processes for Equinix’s customers. By using modern technology stack, cloud, microservices architecture, API-first approach, micro-frontend user interface and focusing on the product quality and delightful user experience, the engineering team will be responsible for building a highly scalable, globally distributed software product. This can make you a part of the world-class product engineering team that’s paving the path for new ways for enterprises to consume ever increasing cloud services.

Job Summary:

  • Play a pivotal role in Equinix Agile Software Development Lifecycle processes

  • Design and develop major software modules and features for the UI development

  • Develop and deploy the software

  • Work with test automation team on test automation and validation procedures to keep high software quality

  • Fixing bugs


  • Understands, reads, and reviews requirements

  • Works to understand business requirements and helps interpreting ambiguous requirements

  • Understands functional and non-functional requirements and customer use cases

  • Assists with Features and modules design

  • Implements requirements according to requirements description providing elegant, efficient, maintainable high quality code

  • Assists with the documentation and maintenance of designs for software systems

  • Evaluates open source

  • Develops scripts and code for a feature and multiple modules and product

  • Cross-technical integration

  • Adoption of standard coding processes

  • Develops unit tests, fixes defects

  • Captures, consolidates and maintains inventory of applications/infrastructure for all software engineering verticals

  • Documents deployed processes and tools and collects metrics

  • Provides status of the work in a timely manner

  • Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates new technologies


  • BS in computer science or equivalent with 7+ years or MS in computer science or equivalent with 5+ years of hands on professional software development experience architecting, building, deploying, and maintaining customer facing applications at scale in an innovative engineering environment.

  • UI expertise in cloud-based application development with in-depth knowledge of JavaScript, React.js and its core principles, React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux), Web components

  • Should have strong skills in UI development like HTML5, CSS3, CSS Preprocessors like SASS, Converting UX Mockups to UI, Automation testing, Ajax API Integrations.

  • Experience with multiple architecture styles including SOA, API-first and micro-services architectures

  • Experience in architecting and building large scale systems using scale-out architecture that require high availability, performance, high scalability and multi-tenancy

  • Real-world experience with continuous integration and delivery using public cloud such as AWS, Azure or GCP and container technologies such as Docker is highly desired

  • Hands-on experience with Agile-scrum methodology and Test-driven development

  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

  • Be a talent multiplier who gets the team around them to excel

  • Be persistent, creative and driven to get results relentlessly

  • Communicate thoughts and ideas clearly

  • Exhibit a strong backbone to challenge the status quo, when needed

  • Exhibit a high level of curiosity, keeping abreast of the latest trends & technologies

  • Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything undertaken

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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