Data Center Manager

Posted 25 October 2023
Job type Full-Time

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Data Center Manager

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ 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.

We are a fast-growing global company with 20 years of continuous growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,100 networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. 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.

Job Summary

Receives objective based assignments, and resolves resources to meet schedules and goals. Provides mentorship to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies. Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect section or multiple disciplines. Decisions impact others in the immediate team and influences methods and techniques. Executes financials, business planning, organizational priorities and workforce.



  • Manages supervisors and professional individual contributors. Guides through well defined management precedents

  • Manages teams to work safely, effectively and with high regard to human error avoidance

  • Manages personnel details including salaries, positioning, hire/fire, reviews, mentor and development

  • Aids in testing, project management, and resolving incidents

Project / Infrastructure Site Management

  • Plans, coordinates, reviews budgets, and implements resources to complete projects and maintenance within the data centers

  • Provides input and guidance towards budget

  • Overall site capacity management

  • Translates functional plans into operational processes and guides execution

Vendor Management

  • Leads all aspects of contractor work and operations to ensure completion to Equinix's required standards, Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements


  • Ensures accurate processes are followed and all documentation is complete

  • Takeover of new builds and building infrastructure

  • Writes all (MOP) Maintenance Operation Protocol scripts 

Incident Management

  • Communicates and coordinates activities and on-site staff during an incident

  • Assists with root cause analysis and incident resolution


  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in the data center space preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.