Job Details

IBX Network Technician

Posting Date : 07/11/14
Job Number : 822553
Location : San Jose, CA, UNITED STATES
 
About Equinix, Inc.

Equinix is the leading global interconnection platform, accelerating business performance by connecting companies to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. More than 4,500 of the world’s most demanding customers trust us to provide a place where they can run their mission-critical applications and grow their businesses. Our dream is to interconnect the world – and create a historically significant company in the process.

Today we are a $2.1 billion company with over 3,500 employees worldwide, and we’re growing – in fact, in 2013, Forbes named Equinix as the #15 Fastest Growing Technology Company in America. Our leadership team is top notch, our employees are dedicated and committed to customers and each other, and our size is just right for people who truly want to make a difference every day.

If this sounds like the kind of company you’d like to be part of, then send us your resume today.

Responsibilities
  • Installation, termination, testing and labeling of all cross-connects (cat5, coax, fiber) in the IBX.
  • Moving and installation of cabinets and relay racks.
  • Troubleshooting circuits with use of BERT Equipment.
  • Perform remote hand services for customers.
  • Hardware installation including: shelves, power strips, rails, cable management, and customer equipment.
  • Report current status via the ticketing system, shift reports, and email.
  • On call via pager during unscheduled days or shift times for emergency scheduling requirements.
  • Manager multiple concurrent interdisciplinary projects and ability to work in a team.
  • Provide training for in-house technical staff and develop standard operating procedures for network operation. Maintain accurate records and document all problems.
  • Exhibit quality workmanship on all work and maintain collocation space cleanliness.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of telco technologies, systems, and circuits.
  • Data center skills such as installing/moving equipment and cabling on a large-scale basis.
  • Extensive experience working with various networking hardware such as multiplexers, routers, and switches.
  • Knowledge of common network protocols such as TCP/IP.
  • Experience with fault isolating and troubleshooting networks including LAN and WAN.
  • Familiarity with configuring networking equipment such as routers, switches, and hubs.
  • Operational experience with data communication issues, including security, resource management, capacity planning, monitoring, and performance.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Excellent written and spoken interpersonal communication skills.
  • Understanding of test equipment (i.e. Bert testing, cable analyzers, Sniffer).
  • Ability to lift 60-75 lbs.
  • Must be flexible to work shifts.
  • Must be able to successfully complete company background check as well as U.S. Government and/or other specific background screenings as required per assignment.


Why Equinix?

Equinix Corporate Overview

Equinix Ranked Number 271 Fastest Growing Company in North American on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500

Equinix to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index

Our Vision & History

Green Initiatives – Working Toward a Sustainable Future

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