Sr Anaplan Solution Architect

Posted 25 October 2023
Job type Permanent

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

Sr Anaplan Solution Architect

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

Stellar opportunity to think big and get involved in standing up Anaplan COE for Equinix. We are looking for Senior Anaplan Solution Architect to solve complex business challenges across Sales, HR, and Data Center Build & Operate functions. You will partner with Business Groups and IT teams to deliver Anaplan Solution designs. In 2016, Equinix implemented Anaplan for our Sales function. Since the original implementation, we have expanded Anaplan usage across HR, Finance, and Global Design and Construction functions, making Anaplan a strategic Enterprise platform for Equinix. As we continue to expand adoption, we are seeking to establish an Enterprise Anaplan COE on the platform to drive a consistent platform strategy, governance, and approach across all functions.


  • Support a mature and complex Anaplan deployment with architecture updates, reporting changes, error resolution, and business stakeholder requests

  • Drive multiple Anaplan use cases towards best-in-class standards, including optimizing model design, reducing model sparsity, and improving overall consistency

  • Develop documentation covering model data flows, key update processes, and model rollovers to support the sustainability of the Equinix deployment

  • Create large scale, high-impact technology solutions by collaborating with other architects/leads to develop the target state that is robust, flexible, scalable, secure, and that support enterprise strategic initiatives

  • Operate in a fast-paced environment where you will be responsible for driving multiple transformation opportunities in parallel

  • Focus on enabling capabilities for the right business outcomes, reduce complexity, increase organizational agility, and drive competitive advantage for Equinix 

  • Use a data driven approach to solve complex and business critical problems, bridging the gap between business problems and technology solutions

  • Design data integrations with Oracle Cloud, Coupa, Workday, Power BI, and ServiceNow platforms

  • Provide technical guidance, direction, and problem solving to engineering team and other model builders


  • 5+ years of technical experience with Anaplan Architecture, Model Building and Solutioning

  • 5+ years of strong track record in architecting large scale enterprise applications, driving business value, and demonstrated leadership in Business Technology

  • Strong understanding of concepts around security, integration middleware, software architecture, building reusable APIs, and data integrity

  • Expert in Agile development practices: Scrum, DevOps, Design Thinking, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Iterative Development

  • Hand’s-on and Deep knowledge on Anaplan current architecture, features, and future roadmap

  • Experience with multiple End to End Anaplan Implementations in Sales, HR, and Finance domains, with Subject matter expertise in Financial modelling, HR modelling (strategic workforce planning), Sales performance management and sales operations (quota setting, sales crediting, incentive calculation, territory design and management, etc.) 

  • Anaplan Certified Solution Architect or Master Anaplanner certification preferred

  • Master’s and/or Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering preferred