Senior Staff Network Engineer
San Jose
hace 6 días

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 talented 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

Works with Network Architecture team to translate architecture requirements into platform level configurations. Performs tests that support deployment readiness decision.

Recommends changes for improvement.


Participates in the development and / or creates troubleshooting guides and trains the NSE team on the platform and how to troubleshoot issues

Participates with NSE as needed to troubleshoot layer 1-3 network issues experienced by end customers and service providers

Recommends changes in troubleshooting approaches and tools

Familiarity and working knowledge of SDN enabled Element Management Systems (EMS)' and SDN Interfaces (Netconf, Restconf, GRPC / GNMI)

Commissioning / Installations

Creates engineering deployment packages (EDPs), including rack elevation drawings, space and power requirements, cable run lists, and any other site specific documentation

Performs first installation of new technology or services

Completes documentation for use by Operations (EDPs, configurations, and training guides)

Completes commission readiness

Supports install, maintain and support Element Management Systems (EMS)

Maintains system backups, security and performance for lab systems

Supports deployment of layer 1-3 network services

Testing & Validation

Develops test plans and strategies to exercise platforms, including feature performance, load stress redundancy, operational alarms and metrics

This work will be across layers 1, 2, 3, and multi platform

Develops and executes software test plans and procedures

Develops and improves regression and acceptance tests

Performs hands-on tests to validate proof of concepts, network design, network deployment, and introduction of services and features

Works collaboratively with NSEs and Software teams

Provides feedback on how testing results can result in design changes to the Network Architecture team and platform vendors

System Integration & Testing

End to end testing of integrated solutions / services including BSS, OSS, and Software Engineering, with Network platforms / elements

Creates new and innovative test strategies for tests in laboratory and field testing environments

Provides feedback on how testing results can result in design changes to the Network Architecture team and platform vendors

Develops scripts that are the basis for test automation and incorporated into a test automation framework

Designs test automation framework and performs analysis of vendor marketplace to determine make vs. buy


Develops training guide and conducts training of NSE personnel

10+ years experience

Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Engineering or related field preferred

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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