Manager, Product Software Architecture & Engineering

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

Manager, Product Software Architecture & Engineering

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.

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.

Job Summary

Provides overall software program management, drives adoption of standard methodologies, handles partner's communication, and reviews software design and architecture.


  • Lead an experienced team of engineers, and responsible for growing and developing the team while inspiring them to achieve the goals of Equinix

  • Guide the team towards achieving the annual organizational goals and quarterly objectives and key results

  • Facilitates quarterly performance of the team

  • Casts the engineering vision for the team and collaborating with Product Management partners towards achieving the vision

  • Create a strong engineering culture around Quality, Security, Engineering Excellence and Operational Excellence

  • Partners with Product Management partners, and other engineering managers to deliver high-quality, scalable, and reliable functionalities

  • Exercise rigor in prioritizing the roadmap, both functional and technical, to deliver the highest for Equinix customers


  • More than 8 years of experience working directly with customers & partners providing business & technology solutions, and have led the design and delivery of technical implementations. Possesses hands-on experience and know-how in AWS/GCP and technologies like Ansible, Containers, K8, etc. Certifications like AWS Certified Solution Architect (Professional) will be advantageous

  • Sound understanding of Identity concepts such as SAML, JWT, Oauth, and also Micro services based architectures, Service oriented design & architecture, Application Integration & Messaging, Security and Web 2.0

  • Strong understanding of design patterns and standard methodologies in Java platform including UI, Application & Frameworks development

  • Strong Experience/Knowledge on Data modeling (RDBMS, XSD, JSON), Database/XML interaction, SQL, Stored Procedure and ORM

  • Experience working with Open Source API Gateway Frameworks, Mulesoft/Apigee API Gateway is a huge plus

  • Working experience with Swagger (Open API Spec), OAuth, REST, JSON

  • Good understanding of CI/CD systems and Container based deployments on Docker

  • Experience working in agile environment and with agile frameworks

  • Possesses good communication (written and verbal), organization and presentation skills

Required Key Competencies

  • Technical and Functional Excellence: The candidate will have demonstrated proficiency/capability to handle within a framework of operational and engineering excellence along with direct experience leading a global organization. The candidate will possess a deep technical understanding of current and future trends within the payments industry and be capable of developing and driving a strategy that uses new technology to support system stability, availability, and product evolution and business performance. The individual is proficient  in designing, developing, and deploying scalable software solutions to deliver exceptional quality to clients

  • Thought Leadership: The successful individual brings an approach that embraces innovation and questions conventional wisdom. A recognized domain expert in key areas such as resiliency technology, system availability and tools development. In addition, the individual is an expert with regards to emerging technology trends, innovation, and developments related to mobile applications and digital technologies.  Individual also understands quality success measures

  • Team Leadership: The candidate will recruit, lead, mentor, and develop an excellent engineering technology team and provide opportunities for growth to ensure continuity of the departments leadership. The ideal candidate will develop a culture comfortable with challenging current market paradigms to achieve and exceed goals. The candidate will help build best-in-class capabilities

  • Individual & Organizational Leadership: The candidate will think with a global mentality and develop solutions to meet the varying needs of everyone, everywhere. The candidate will be mission driven and passionate about having a lasting impact by inspiring change in the payments industry. The candidate will enjoy working at a fast pace, be self-directed, and will be able to manage multiple and competing challenges, issues and priorities. The candidate will be motivated to explore new technologies and learn new things, while also recognizing that many good ideas and implementations may already exist. The candidate will be a customer champion

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.