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Sr. Infrastructure Engineer

Redwood City, California, United States
Sr. Infrastructure EngineerEquinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. Thats why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire talented people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and its our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.Job Summary:Senior level server administrator with experience in areas including performance optimization, automation, capacity planning and SOX. May also have experience in audit, compliance and governance. Should be seasoned to independently manage projects.ResponsibilitiesServer/Storage ArchitectureResponsible for reviewing and approving server architecture for implementationResearches and validate server/storage best practices for enterprise deployment, HA, and DREvaluates recommendations and implement changesServer/Storage OperationsResponsible for day-to-day server/storage operations, 24/7/365Troubleshoots complex escalated server/storage issuesResponsible for creating automation scripts and framework while working with PrincipalPlans for UAT support and documentationPlans and manages day to day operationsServer/Storage Incident ResponseResponsible for day-to-day server/storage incident response, 24/7/365Investigates, researches and analyzes server/storage incidents as they are escalated or reportedProvides personalized support to user escalationsReviews and analyzes SLA breachesAnalyzes and reports performance of network KPIsProvides recommendations for improvement where KPIs are not metServer/Storage Security, Audit and ComplianceResponsible for working with Principal to change password policy and procedureMakes sure password policies are executed in a timely mannerPeriodic independent server/storage audit for complianceResponsible for automating periodic audit processResponsible for keeping track of deployed server/storages for License compliance and auditingServer/Storage Capacity ReviewConducts capacity review based on inputs from Staff Engineer and analyzing server/storage performance trendsConverts the analysis to resource requirements and share it will principalPlays active role with Principal for archive and purge policyContinuously works with application owners for server/storage changes and roadmapGathers consistent feedback from application owners for server/storage performance and other major issuesServer/Storage Performance OptimizationProvides guidance to staff engineers to deal performance issuesHandles more complex performance issuesWorks with Vendors to resolve issuesDocuments the process and share knowledge with team, creates periodic server/storage performance reports and shares with managementQualifications10+ years experienceBachelor's preferredIndustry certification(s) preferredEquinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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