Staff Engineer, Product Software

Posted 15 March 2023
Job type Permanent
Reference JR-134117

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

Staff Engineer, Product Software

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
Works with product teams, analysts and other engineers to design systems and application software, and mentor junior members of the team.

Requirements Analysis

  • Understands, reads, and reviews requirements

  • Works with Business Analysts to understand business requirements

Software Architecture

  • Participates in architectural review process

Software Design

  • Leads Features and multiple modules design

  • Provides technical leadership to the team

  • Evaluates and recommends adoption of open source


  • Develops scripts and code for a feature and multiple modules

  • Cross-technical integration

  • Participates in peer reviews

  • Adoption of standard coding processes


  • Develops unit tests

  • Fixes defects

  • Develops test strategies

  • Recommends testing frameworks


  • Defines deployment and release guidelines

  • Defines and executes environment planning and cross-functional dependencies

  • Documents software configuration management practices and educates cross-functional stakeholders on the processes and tools

Software Reliability & Support Engineering

  • Captures, Consolidates, and maintains inventory of production applications, flows and systems for all the software engineering verticals

  • Helps in preparing application support documentation

  • Troubleshoots basic application issues with the help of knowledge base documents

Technical Project Management

  • Provides level of effort (LOE)

  • Works with technical project managers and product management teams to define schedule

  • Provides status reports and release management progress updates


  • Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates new technologies


  • 5+ years experience

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Good knowledge in Cloud Technologies and Data Center Technologies

  • Knowledge in Terraform

  • Experience in building and operating Kubernetes

  • Programming knowledge such as Python, Shell Scripting, Java/Java script preferred