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Sr. Software Engineer - Equinix Metal

Sr. Software Engineer - Equinix Metal

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 230 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. With Equinix Metal, customers can rapidly deploy automated single-tenant infrastructure and interact with 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and service providers. 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.

This role can be remote or in one of our offices.


  • You will be a part of and work in a Globally Distributed Development team environment with minimal supervision

  • You have direct experience with Hands-on Architecture, Design, Development & Support of Software Products and Solutions

  • You will interact with partner(s) to understand and document the product feature(s)

  • You are responsible for providing level of effort (LOE) for product backlog. Working with technical project managers and product management teams to define schedule

  • Integrate software product(s) with other systems, test interfaces, and lead version control

  • You will assist in analysis & evaluation of new technologies to meet demand for product roadmap and technology platform goals

  • Help in evaluation and recommendation of appropriate technologies for product features and platform

  • Advocate and follow the best design and development practices adhering to Engineering standards.

  • Participate in design & peer code review process

  • Provides status reports and help with release management planning

  • Participate in an on call rotation

What you bring to the role:

  • Approximately 7+ years of professional experience developing and deploying production level services.

  • Approximately 7+ years developing systems and software with clean APIs using gRPC or HTTP protocols.

  • Very comfortable and experienced in 2 of the following languages: Go, Ruby, Java.

  • Proven track record to think strategically and execute with a sense of urgency.

  • Excellent communication skills internally and externally.

  • This team consists of strong team players, so you will be expected to participate in constructive reviews or pairing when the task requires.

Bonus points for:

  • Familiarity with Kill Bill Open Source Billing Platform.

  • Skilled at manipulating big data using SQL or similar languages.

  • Experience with breaking apart a monolith into microservices, including switching languages and/or frameworks.

  • Familiarity with DevOps tooling such as Terraform and Kubernetes.

  • Experience with networking and the Internet and network technologies (BIOS, network booting, DHCP, layer 2/3, DNS).

  • Understanding of data center, server and network infrastructure.

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.  

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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Sr. Software Engineer - Equinix Metal