Network Service Engineer Senior

Equinix, Inc. Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 5 months ago

Network Service Engineer Senior

Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That's 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 it's 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.

This role is responsible for network design and planning, capacity management, vendor evaluation, activation and deactivation of customer services, troubleshooting and fault resolution of reported and detected faults, performing effective maintenance to the equipment to prevent faults from occurring, procurement and installation of equipment for expansion and new services. Supports enterprise wide and local area network components, including network security components and vendor communications. Implements, troubleshoots, analyzes and maintains networks across the enterprise.

Responsibilities

  • Live deployment of new multi-vendor solutions

  • Creates and modifies the documented guidelines, cheat sheets used by the Ops team, etc.

  • You build the process workflow for others to follow

  • Engages in validation of new solutions with GNA

  • Conducts NOC and NSE training and performs RMA actions

  • You engage in port and device customer migrations

  • You perform network tools deployments

  • Deploys new features and new architecture deployments

  • Runs network software and process automation and generates business system requirements

  • Performs automation of key NSE and NOC functions (e.g. NSE Scripts to manage the routers for install operation)

  • Requirement Phase: You provide feedback to the product and development communities based on customer guidance and deployment experiences

  • Development Phase: You engage in reviews of functional specifications and solution discussions

  • Test Phase: You participate in POC validation, network device testing, customer API testing, and SIT and UAT new feature testing

  • Provides feedback through test plan reviews

  • Enables comprehensive testing and deployment ready validations

  • Identifies key customer issues

  • Deployment Phase: Delivers on the plans for data and customer migrations

  • You perform the cutover and post migrations

  • Provides MOP and post deployment feedback to the multi-functional teams on an ongoing engagement model

  • Sustaining phase: Trains and transitions from deployment teams during deployment activities

  • Manages the deployments with a goal to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction on Equinix products

  • Performs Network Service Delivery functions, namely: fulfillment for quote to cash transactional tickets for all network and datacenter products (Interconnections, DCIM etc.)

  • Ensures successful fulfillment of the Software triggered provisioning (e.g. VC's and RI's)

  • You engage closely with EPS team to ensure smooth handovers between SVC to order fulfillment to pro-services, following the agreed upon multi-functional workflow (e.g. for ECX)

  • Reviews the metrics, improves the efficiency of the fulfillment (per customer and per transaction), and presents the data to multi-functional teams to improve the effectiveness and quality of our products

  • Participates in events like Sparkathon to trigger innovation in 3 P's (Products, Process and People)

  • Participates in building the exercises that foster into Periodic Global Simian Army drills for the Ops team

  • You participate in Simian Army based Tech drills focused on driving service excellence targeting a (break, learn, fix, resume) exercises on lab setups

  • Engages in building automations to perform these drills (Chaos monkey equivalent)

  • You are part of the enablement and creation of new features (both internal and with vendors) and system enhancements, to improve customer experience radically

  • Influences product roadmap

  • Provides alternate solutions to customers

  • Contributes, participates, and provides TOI by attending industry forums and events

Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

Equinix 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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