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Military Programs - Data Center Operations - Equinix

Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Military Programs - Data Center Operations

Are you a Veteran or a Military service member nearing your separation from active duty? If this is you, then Equinix has a unique opportunity to help kick-start the next chapter in your professional life. We welcome individuals with military backgrounds who bring a unique brand of dedication and team spirit, and we are committed to providing you a smooth transition.

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centres across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed. We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have built the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering outstanding service to our data centre customers. 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.

Job Summary:

Has a substantial understanding of the job while working on assignments that are moderately difficult requiring judgement in resolving issues or making recommendations. Focus is on moderately difficult tasks, using a substantial understanding of standard operating procedure. Supports the overall team.

Two Military Programs are available at Equinix within our Data Center Operations Organization:

1. Facility / Infrastructure Maintenance

  • Able to translate customer requirements into work results

  • Implementing, commissioning and setting up new facilities

  • Working with key business leaders to increase current facility capacity, efficiency, sustainability and reliability

  • Infrastructure maintenance

  • Performing site inspections, Carrying out sophisticated maintenance and repairs on control systems

  • Developing SOWs for routine control systems projects and running corrective maintenance

  • Completing site logs and data gathering for permits, such as MOPs and scripts

  • Completing basic work requests and circuit installations

  • A qualification in electrical or mechanical engineering (BSc, apprenticeship, NVQ level 3 or BTEC level 3)

  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure equipment and tools such as UPS, generators, BMS (Building Management System), chillers and FSM (Fire Safety Management) is helpful

  • 2. Data Center (Customer Relations) Technician

  • A knowledge of copper or fibre cabling

  • Experience or a passion for providing excellent customer service would be a huge bonus

  • A positive outlook, a hunger to learn, and a desire to develop and grow are essential

  • The ability to work well within a team

  • Installing customer equipment and cabinets

  • Supporting customer happiness through timely and precise order execution

  • Conducting carrier circuit testing

  • Installing, testing, and modifying cross-connections

  • Maintaining detailed written records of all activity

  • What we like to see

  • Aptitude, Attitude, and Potential

  • Technical Associates Degree, military-technical school, or civilian technical trade school completion

  • Good time management habits, ability to multi-task, to sustain focus on long tasks.

  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas.

  • The Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, collaboration, and creativity.

  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills are required for our constantly evolving environments.

  • Why should you apply?

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to purchase more (pro rata for shift positions)

  • Insurance and Health: Life Assurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness Insurance, Private Healthcare, Eye Care Coverage and Gymflex Membership

  • Investment: Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Company Pension Plan

  • Travel: Cycle to Work Scheme and Annual Season Ticket Loan

  • Family: Childcare Vouchers and Merlin Entertainment Pass

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, 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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    • Job Reference: 706489826-2
    • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
    • Recruiter: Equinix
    • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: Government & Defence
    • Job Type: Permanent