Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted 07 May 2024

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • 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

Job Description

Who are we?

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company®, operating over 250 data centers across the globe. Digital leaders harness Equinix's trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed. Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value, while supporting their sustainability goals. 

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. 

Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Summary

Analyzes business requirements/functional designs to resolve feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Designs software systems.


Architect and Design

  • Design, implement and maintain Kubernetes-based solutions for deploying, running, and scaling containerized applications

  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure applications are crafted with scalability, reliability, security, and maintainability in mind

  • Develop and maintain the architecture of automated systems, ensuring scalability and flexibility

  • Build, modify, and maintain automation scripts to meet project requirements

Infrastructure as Code (IaC):

  • Implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles using tools such as Terraform to automate the provisioning and management of Kubernetes environments

  • Use tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or similar to define and run infrastructure


  • Implement and make sure security standard methodologies for Kubernetes environments

  • Work closely with the security team to ensure the security of containerized applications and infrastructure

Monitoring and Logging:

  • Implement monitoring and logging solutions for Kubernetes clusters to ensure visibility into the performance and health of application

  • Proactively identify and address issues before they impact users

Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD):

  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate the testing and deployment of application

  • Implement and run deployment strategies and configuration management solutions for both on-premises and cloud environments.

Automation Scripting and Development

  • Build, modify, and maintain automation scripts to meet project requirements

  • Apply programming languages (such as Python, Java, or others) to develop automation framework and tools

  • Implement standard methodologies for code versioning, testing, and deployment

Troubleshooting and Support:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to deployment, networking, and performance

  • Investigate and resolve sophisticated technical issues related to infrastructure, deployment, and performance

  • Engage in P1 and P0 calls, taking the lead in fixing activities and guiding the team to expedite issue resolution


  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure applications are crafted with scalability, security, and maintainability in mind

  • Collaborate with team members to understand system requirements and design automated solutions


  • Build and maintain comprehensive documentation for architecture, configurations, and processes

Skills and Technology

  • OS - Linux, Windows

  • Scripting - Shell, Python, G/O

  • DevSecOps Tools - Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform, Github Actions, SonarQube, Twistlock, Cilium, JMeter

  • Containerization/Virtualization - Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher

  • Version Control/Repo - GIT, Nexus

  • Monitoring/Alerting - Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, AppDynamics

  • Ticketing Tools - Service-Now, Jira

  • Content Management - Confluence

  • Cloud Technology - AWS

  • Middleware - Traefik


  • 7+ years experience

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Computer Engineering