Director, Technology Innovatio...

Director, Technology Innovation

Redwood City, CA 94065 2016-10-01 - –

Equinix

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Equinix is an industry leading technology Innovation Company driving solutions for Cloud and Enterprise customer. Equinix is the home of the Cloud with over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in the innovation process and contributing to our technology development.
We are seeking a technical innovation leader who will be focused on collaborating with other major Cloud and Network industry leaders to develop the next generation interconnection architecture and software stack. Next generation architecture will support application interconnection and Cloud infrastructure development. We are a global leader in the data center industry and there is a reason the premier cloud providers in the world continue to partner with us. We are focused on further developing and growing the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations, and complex cloud and application solutions. Our customers move fast, and so do we. A career at Equinix means constant opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions.ResponsibilitiesLead technology innovation in the area of infrastructure for Equinix, with focus on understanding and evaluating industry trends, collaborating with industry technology leaders, recommend new innovation revenue opportunities and strategies, to minimize disruption.Interaction and partnership with industry leading tech companies in the cloud, mobile, analytics space will be integral to this role. Support implementation of various open source initiatives and software defined networking (SDN) as well as Hybrid Cloud Architectures with leading technologies.QualificationsStrong technical skills in Computer Science, Networking and IT architecture with a strong background in Infrastructure and software design and development.An understanding of the Telecom/Communications and Enterprise IT architecture, business model and ecosystem is requiredExperience in architecting and implementing applications with mobile and cloud footprint is desirable.Cloud Computing implementation experience with leading Clouds – (IaaS preferred). Knowledge of Hybrid Cloud Architectures and Cloud Management Platforms is desirable, with leading technologies such as Software Defined Data Center, SDN and Containers.Experience in building control plane software for managing infrastructure (like networks or storage).Experience in building scalable infrastructure or web design is preferred. Background in emerging mobile, IoT messaging and networking protocols is desirable.Solid industry credibility, contacts and relationships.

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