Project and Program Management 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:
Responsible for the delivery of projects across multiple functional groups and manages stakeholders' needs.



  • Plans through collaboration across functional teams to create simple business cases and independently collate project plans with an appropriate planning tool

Stakeholder Management

  • Maps out stakeholder lists, consult on stakeholder requirements and pro-actively manage stakeholders needs and seek feedback

  • Escalating only to resolve complex stakeholder issues

  • Works with a number of stakeholders that may include regional/global stakeholders


  • Recommends and agrees the level of communications appropriate for the project/program being delivered across functions with key stakeholders

  • Uses consistent tools and templates and requires minimal feedback on messages delivered to audiences

Risk Management

  • Risk and issue management, planning and responses are identified at an appropriate level for the project complexity and risk management

  • Captures risks and proactively puts plans in place to mitigate exposure to risks

Project/Program Delivery

  • Is responsible for the delivery of projects across multiple functional groups

Resource Management (people, finances etc.)

  • Produces resource/cost plans and estimates

  • Tracks costs to plan, and manages changes to plans

  • With support will remediate issues with external suppliers and contractors

Customer Care (For employees working in Customer Care and Experience):

  • Manages complex customer deployments involving cross-functional teams, sometimes multi-site and multi-regional

  • Creates and communicates with customers using detailed project plans with unique milestones and overall deployment schedules

  • Engages and directs cross-functional internal stakeholders on project team and holds them accountable for meeting commitments

  • Has a fundamental technical knowledge of all Equinix products/processes

  • Resolves issues and escalations independently (manager-assisted at executive level)


  • Background in mechanical / electrical/Network security

  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience with Data Centre operations / mission critical will be preferred

  • Strong Project Management skills