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Software Engineer - Equinix Metal

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. 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 based in one of our office locations.


Job Summary


In this position, you will be a member of a team focused on building and managing Equinix Metal’s API and Identity. This makes you a key contributor in building and maintaining the components that drive all our customer’s experience.


  • Taking complex requirements and breaking them into small, executable chunks that can be delivered to production iteratively and with the utmost quality.

  • Deeply caring about technology, your craft and about the success of your teammates and the company. Having strong intrinsic motivators to help drive self-improvement.

  • Helping drive design and improve our system architecture, making sure components are built in a way that allows for fast feedback loops.

  • Hands-on development of key features while participating in a culture where you will be a good steward of the solutions you are responsible for

  • Actively demonstrating our values to help establish and grow our development culture.

  • Participate in on-call rotation.



  • Approximately 5+ years of professional experience developing and deploying production level services.

  • Approximately 5+ years developing systems and software with clean APIs using gRPC or HTTP protocols.

  • Experience in a modern coding language like Go or Ruby.

  • Experience in creating fast feedback loops with CI/CD and testing automation.

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

  • Familiarity with containers and Kubernetes.

  • Ability to think strategically and execute with a sense of urgency.

  • Excellent communication skills internally and externally.

  • Experience with Identity Solutions a plus.

  • Understanding of data center, server and network infrastructure is a plus.

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 a qualified individual with disability.

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Software Engineer - Equinix Metal