Lead Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer

Posted 07 June 2023
Job type Permanent
Reference JR-136109

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

Lead Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer

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
Performs repairs, maintenance, and installations. Collaborates with others to resolve incidents and to keep the data center running smoothly.

Facility/Infrastructure Maintenance

  • Performs site inspections and monitors the building and data center alarms

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

  • Lead and coordinate repairs and corrective maintenance

Site Administration

  • Completion of site logs and data gathering for permits, such as MOPs and scripts

Incident Management

  • Assists data center management with responding to all on-site incidents and acts as directed

  • Respond to incidents based on own knowledge and experience

Work Orders

  • Completes work requests and circuit installations


  • Provides assistance to department during routine maintenance activities

Additional Projects

  • Contributes to ongoing infrastructure projects


  • Degree / Diploma in Electrical / Electronic, Mechanical or Civil Engineering

  • At least 2 to 6 years in a data centre facilities management and operations / planning capacity

  • Experienced in critical facilities / data centre Mechanical & Electrical systems design, especially in Electrical systems design (e.g. HT 22KV), implementation and operations

  • Experienced with Building Management System (BMS) monitoring for critical systems, resource management and capacity planning

  • Have implemented large scale (min 5,000 sqft) critical facilities / data centre build-up projects

  • Independent and able to manage multiple projects

  • Good interpersonal communications, presentation skills and project management experience

  • Possess leadership traits and able to work under pressure