Lead Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer

Posted 20 May 2022
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development 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

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ 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 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five 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:
You will leads repairs, corrective maintenance, and complex installations. You will act as a mentor to guides others in resolving incidents, and recommends new procedures to resolve faults.


Facility/Infrastructure Maintenance

  • Performs site inspections and monitors the building and IBX (data center) alarms

  • Performs preventative maintenance on site infrastructure (e.g. maintenance of primary infrastructures), or manages vendors

  • Leads repairs and corrective maintenance

  • Contributes to mentoring other team members on repairs and preventative maintenance

  • Leads and coordinates critical infrastructure operations

Site Administration

  • Completion of site logs and issuing of permits, such as MOPs and scripts

Incident Management

  • Instructs on-site staff during incidents

Work Orders

  • Leads others with work requests and circuit installations

  • Performs capacity management


  • Identifies and understands underlying issues probes the facts

  • Can identify component level faults and provide recommendations for new procedures

  • Utilizes resources outside of the department as necessary

Additional Projects

  • Leads infrastructure project activities

  • May recommend infrastructure projects


  • 5+ years relevant experience in data center, preferably mechanical background

  • Good communication skills

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.​