27 days old

IBX Technician V

Chicago, IL 60602
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IBX Technician V

Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. Thats 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 hardworking 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 its our authentic, humble, gritty people who build The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.

Our Technicians are the core of our data centers and are responsible for solving issues, installing advanced circuits, and performing custom installations. They are meaningful to our success. Are you passionate about providing the critical solutions to customers success? Do you work well in a fluid environment? Do you think you have the skills and want to join a high performing team? In this role you provide support to our security system design and use expertise to recommend system modifications.


  • You will be responsible for racking and stacking customer equipment installations

  • Sales
  • Experienced at reading installation plans (Visio drawings / spreadsheets) and implements installation accordingly
  • Determines work priorities from the Oracle queue and ensures alignment to all commit times
  • Solves problems switched / multiplexed / media converted circuits; raises to, and works with networking group, as needed
  • Installs/tests/modifies cross connects per SOPs and ensures proper cable management of: coax, fiber, twisted pair copper, and intra-building cross connects
  • Installs and tests advanced cross connects circuits (switched, multiplexed, etc.)
  • You maintain detailed written records of all work activity
  • Leads advanced installations; provides input and identifies problems with drawings, and assists with verification of custom projects
  • May deliver training to others on operations procedures and basic safety
  • Identifies site specific safety issues and integrates into training
  • Supports customer satisfaction through timely and precise order execution and quality assurance checks


  • 3+ years experience

  • High School Diploma
  • BERT and SONET test equipment
  • Able to perform all essential job functions, including walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, lifting and manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Able to lift heavy equipment/items up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work days/nights/weekends/holidays, if needed and/or required

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.

Posted: 2020-04-27 Expires: 2020-05-26
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