Principal Architect - Digital Integration Platform at Equinix in Frisco, Texas

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal Architect - Digital Integration Platform

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.  


  • Identify, publish, and communicate integration technology standards, frameworks, principles, and roadmaps to be used throughout the IT organization to guide technology decisions and leverage efficiency opportunities.

  • Drives design for a secure, efficient, and adaptable future state model. Ensures that new projects and migrations are in alignment with the IT capital budget, project portfolio, and IT/enterprise strategic goals

  • Champions the efforts of bringing quality and DevSecOps mindset across the platform by building frameworks & tools to facilitate the same.

  • Researches and recommends opportunities to facilitate the adoption of integration technologies. Analyzes the impact of implementing these new technologies into the IT infrastructure.

  • Serve as a liaison between business stakeholders and information technology professionals to further assist in identifying and defining non-requirements and/or clarifying existing requirements. Participates in translating business requirements into technical guidance for development teams aligned with customer needs.

  • Assists Software Architects and Project Managers in matching technology services to specific business service and application development projects to ensure consistent use throughout the enterprise. Identifies and leverages opportunities across IT departments to ensure a consistent and efficient infrastructure framework.

Key Competencies

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with a motivation to bring issues to resolution.

  • Aptitude for discovering and learning new technologies and concepts.

  • Able to manage varying tasks and priorities in a fast-paced team. Able to adjust quickly to changes in direction when needed.

  • Outstanding verbal and written English communication and experience in explaining and presenting technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.

  • 7+ years of experience with developing and designing integration solutions across multiple platforms at enterprise scale.

  • Experience with the Linux/Unix and Windows operating environment. Including scripting languages.

  • Proficient in writing technical documentation for various audiences in the IT organization including application development, quality assurance, DevOps, and management teams.

  • In-depth knowledge of professional software engineering SDLC practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous integration, build processes, TDD, and operations.

  • Experience in building highly scalable, reliable, and complex software systems on-time and within budget.

  • ​Knowledge of hands-on implementation of any industry leading technology platforms is preferable.

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group is required.

  • This is an individual contributor role.


At Equinix, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #IamSafeIBelongIMatter culture transcends and informs all we do. In alignment with our culture, Equinix has implemented a vaccine or test policy that requires employees to show proof of full vaccination or get tested regularly to work onsite in an IBX or office. 

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. 

Visit our Career page here to understand about Equinix COVID-19 Vaccine Policy.

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