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Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

Company: Equinix
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Job Description:

Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

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.

Reporting to the CIO and working closely with IT and business leadership teams, the Enterprise Architecture leader will create and oversee Equinix s Global IT Enterprise Architecture function, driving digital transformation across the global enterprise.


* Attract, motivate and lead a small, top notch team of enterprise architects.

* Understand the current state of the enterprise architecture and recommend the future state of the technology architecture including critical new technology capabilities across the enterprise to drive our business and ensure scale to support our ambitious growth objectives.

* Formulate 3-5 target architectures to support the strategic business objectives of Equinix and drive the strategy for Global IT Enterprise Architecture investments, working closely with key business leaders and executive management.

* Engage and develop relationships with leaders across the global organization to understand functional business requirements and find opportunities to introduce new technology solutions

* Establish and oversee Enterprise Architecture governance framework and ensure integration with the IT operating model

* Educate, mentor and coach architects across the technology organization

* Provides oversight of infrastructure, security, data and application architecture

* Drive continuous operational excellence, enterprise architecture evolution, engage and evangelize recommendations to executive team, functional business leaders, and ensure alignment with Enterprise Applications, Infrastructure, and InfoSec teams, delivering holistic and unified solutions to Equinix from one Global IT organization.

* Provide expertise, influence, guidance and mentorship to delivery teams and engineers at all levels. Support and develop technical leadership capabilities across our delivery teams.

* Stay up-to-date with innovations and changes in enterprise technology, the industry and within Equinix. Make pragmatic, data-driven recommendations on their applicability to our business.

* Identify emerging information technologies to be assimilated, integrated, and introduced within the company


* 7+ years experience as an enterprise, solution or technology architect in a complex global organization

* Demonstrated experience with architecture frameworks

* Understanding & experience with Microsoft Azure & Amazon AWS cloud architecture & services

* Explain your views well to others but just as importantly, actively listen and facilitate good discussions.

* Strong communication, leadership through influence and leadership of global cross functional and matrixed teams.

* Ability to understand business strategy and translate that to strategic IT enterprise architecture commitments.

* Expertise spanning all architecture layers (technology/infrastructure, applications, information and business process) and will have previously interacted across several areas of an enterprise with business leaders and technology teams that support them

* Experienced with cloud-based technologies, integrations and design; latest mobile architectures

* Demonstrate both strong analytic and big picture capabilities in problem solving approaches

* Strong written and verbal communication skills articulate and effective communicator and presenter, able to describe complex problems and solutions in simple or understandable terms

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.

Keywords: Equinix, Sunnyvale , Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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