Senior Controls Engineer
El Marques
hace 6 días

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.

Job Summary : Mentors engineers within the Engineering and Site Operations job family groups (e.g. IBX Engineering). Performs system maintenance and support.

Leads medium to large scale projects. Development and implementation of policies and procedures. Effectively interacts with other internal and external teams, including the design engineering, site engineering, regional operations teams, onsite support vendors and consultants on projects, policies and procedures.


System Operation and Work Practices

Expert operating knowledge of control systems to include advanced diagnostics and repairs

Ability to apply knowledge of Equinix process and procedure and industry standards to resolve non-routine issues

Works with vendors to identify and resolve hardware and software issues with vendors products which affect Equinix operation

Utilizes safe working practices at an expert level (e.g. can apply procedure for lockout / tagout, can explain MSDS, etc.)

Evaluates and assures the safe working practices of others

Reviews and recommends work practice guidelines and policy

Interacts with other engineering disciplines

Problem Solving

Consistently solves complex, cross-functional issues requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve

Makes recommendations for system level enhancements to eliminate potential problems

Tests suitability of components for deployments

Internal / External Contact

Mentors junior team members

Directs internal and external project team members

Directs teams per project or initiative such as general contractors, design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers, etc.

Significantly contributes to establishing and maintaining high value relationships

Provide executive level communication including business requirements documents and advanced technical writing

Communicates Equinix operations decisions to customers and conducts post incident communications with customers

Predominantly peer-to-peer communication

Technical Expertise

Has expert controls system knowledge

Is a subject matter expert to others in and outside of the group

Extensive knowledge of multiple facets of controls engineering

Develops and executes projects

Reviews budget and scope, calculates savings pertaining to control system replacement projects

Calculates savings

Leads internal and / or external engineering seminars / conferences


Acquires knowledge by expanding experience with systems, vendor training, participation in industry groups or meetings and shadowing others

Is SME with many systems and trains others inside and outside of the group

Develop Policy / Methods

Develops policy and procedure documents

Assess Adherence to Policy

Assures adherence to developed standards and policy through review of documentation, participation in commissioning activities and IBX physicals

Develops high level reporting / summaries of policy compliance information


10+ years in control system design, operations, maintenance, and project planning with emphasis & special focus on controls

Bachelor 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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