Staff Engineer, Product Software

Posted 23 May 2024
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

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. 

Staff Engineer, Product Software

Job Summary
Partner the engineering manager by contributing to technical designs and implementation of said designs with high-quality and secure code within the budgetary and timeline parameters.


Requirements Analysis

  • Reviews, analyzes, and gives feedback on requirements/functional designs

  • Attends and engages in requirement definition meetings

Software/Application Architecture

  • Participates and is responsible for the architectural review process

Software Design

  • Design solutions for projects, enhancements, and cross-functional improvements

  • Conducts design reviews and provides technical guidance to junior engineers

  • Contributes to the estimation of level of effort (LOE) or SWAG for implementation of said designs


  • Develops and maintains high-quality code for projects, enhancements, and integrations

  • Participates in and conducts peer code review and addresses defects

  • Adheres to the established coding best practices

  • Conducts code performance analysis, review, optimization, and refactoring


  • Partner the engineering manager to define and drive QA strategy

  • Designs and develops unit and multi-functional tests, automated test scripts, implements test cases, logs issues, handles issues, recommends testing frameworks, records and runs automated test scripts


  • Responsible for the triage and debugging of L2/L3 incidents and provides fixes for defects

  • Contributes towards the roadmap of quality, security, engineering, and operational excellence

  • Defines and drives release management planning

  • Validates quality and completeness of deployments

  • Practices good change management

  • Drives certification processes working with cross-domain teams

  • Adopt SSDLC, automation of security, and remediates security findings in a timely fashion


  • Responsible for regular status reporting


  • 5+ years of full stack expertise in cloud-based application development on a microservice architecture with in-depth knowledge of Java

  • Experience coordinating cross cutting initiatives in a product organization and engaging with cross-functional Product Management and Engineering teams

  • Possess hands-on experience with engaging Product Managers to crystalize requirements into technology solutions for delivery

  • Hands-on experience with UI technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ReactJS

  • Hands-on experience with frameworks and tools including Spring, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, JPA, Junit, NodeJS, Express & SQL/PLSQL, Git

  • Possesses hands-on experience and technical know-how on AWS/GCP and technologies like Ansible, Containers, K8, etc

  • Sound understanding of Identity concepts such as SAML, JWT, OAuth, and also microservices based architectures, SOA, application integration & messaging, security best practices and Web 2.0

  • Sound understanding of design patterns and standard methodologies in Java platform including UI, Application & Frameworks development

  • Possesses experience with data modelling (RDBMS, XSD, JSON), Database/XML interaction, SQL, Stored Procedure, ORM, and hands-on experience with RDBMS databases like Postgres, Oracle and RDS

  • Experience with Open-Source API Gateway Frameworks, Mulesoft/Apigee API Gateway is a huge plus

  • Working experience with Swagger (Open API Spec), OAuth, REST, JSON

  • Strong understanding of CI/CD systems and Container based deployments on Docker

  • Possesses strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Contribute towards design documents, development specifications, and other development related documentation. Able to lead the creation of related documentation with leadership guidance