Software Engineer

Posted 2 hours ago
Main Location
Redwood City, CA, United States
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Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.

At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.

Job Summary

Analyzes business requirements/functional designs to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Designs software systems.


Requirements Analysis

  • Reviews, analyzes and gives feedback on requirements/functional designs
  • Attends and engages in requirement definition meetings

Software/Application Architecture

  • Participates and leads architectural review process

Software Design

  • Designs for larger enhancements, projects and cross system/functional enhancements
  • Conducts design reviews, provides technical leadership


  • Develops and maintains code for larger enhancements, projects and integrations
  • Fixes defects and participates and conducts peer code review
  • Follows and proposes design and coding standards and processes
  • Provides technical leadership
  • Conducts code performance analysis, tuning and review

Application QA

  • Develops unit and cross functional tests, develops test strategies, executes test cases, logs issues, manages issues, recommends testing frameworks, records and runs automated test scripts, and designs automated test scripts


  • Defines roadmap of automation tools and its value to software engineering practices
  • Drives infrastructure requirements
  • Reviews release planning and deployment lists
  • Ensures quality and completeness of deployments

Software Reliability & Support Engineering

  • Defines roadmap of production change control and its value to software engineering practices
  • Drives certification processes working with cross-domain teams
  • Takes accountability of the Operational SLAs
  • Responsible for the debugging of L2 & L3 incidents/problems


  • Responsible for status reporting
  • Defines and drives release management planning

Technical Project Management

  • Provides level of effort (LOE)
  • Manages assigned development tasks to schedule/plan, provides leadership and planning for completing development for large enhancements and projects


  • N/A


  • 7+ years experience
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
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Software Engineer