- Posted 25 October 2023
- Job type Permanent
Leadership Development Program
Paid Parental Leave
Return to Work Policy
Flexible Working Arrangements
Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership
Internal Women's Networking Group
Equal Pay Initiatives
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.
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