22 days old

Principal Architect, Product Software

Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Principal Architect, Product Software

Equinix is the one of the largest growing datacenter 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 global interconnection. With over 19 datacenters in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home of 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 flourish while 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 create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.

Our team ensures the customer facing identity and security of our software products and serves as domain authorities for our engineering team to protect our SDN/NFV network and products in todays dynamic threat landscape.

We are a team of highly skilled engineers that specialize in authentication, Single Sign on, federation, high performance customer facing LDAP directory deployment, security research, penetration testing, and creative tool development focusing on data security, systems hardening, DevSecOps, penetration testing, threat and vulnerability management and security intelligence across network, infrastructure, tools, platforms and product layers.

You will lead, expand and architect the security offerings and feature in our products to enable Equinix to be the market leader with valuable, category of one and differentiated identity and security features in its products. Your real passion for security, ability to connect with and encourage your team, and in-depth knowledge of identity management and product security will ensure that you deliver high impact results.


  • Architect, design and implement customer facing authentication solutions involving login and password pages, multi-factor authentication, federated single sign on, Captcha integration and passwordless authentication solutions

  • Build, deploy and maintain a High Availability and Disaster Recovery ready environment of high performing LDAP directory
  • Design and maintain LDAP schema and ACL based security model supporting authentication, authorization and user lookup API needs.
  • Build authentication solutions for APIs and mobile applications
  • Drive DevSecOps strategy and execution including tools selection and architecture for static application security testing (SAST scanning), dynamic application security testing ( DSAT scanning) and manual penetration testing.
  • Incorporate scanning and remediation of OWASP Top-10 security controls and vulnerabilities in the DevSecOps planning and execution.
  • Craft and communicate to customers a compelling narrative about our products security architecture
  • Explain our implementation of security controls to customers auditors
  • Security Engineering of user facing features, backend systems, secure-by-default libraries and security tooling
  • Work closely with CTO Office, product development, product engineering and info sec on various architectural and design aspects
  • Implement tools and development processes to deliver frictionless but secure user authentication and login experience focusing on reducing vulnerabilities in shipped products
  • Nurture a culture whereby security considerations are integral to product decisions and implementations


  • Deep expertise in on-premise and cloud based IAM products that deliver SSO, federation, authentication, MFA and passwordless feature

  • Deep expertise in on-premise and cloud-based LDAP products
  • Hands on experience to build and deploy the HA and DR environments of LDAP directories in multi-master mode
  • Hands on experience in operationally maintaining an LDAP directory comprised of Multi-Million users
  • Deep knowledge of industry standards like OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, SCIM, FIDO and other emerging trends
  • Prior architecture experience to build a API security solution focusing on authentication, audit and logging, request/response manipulation and redaction and OWASP attacks based on APIs
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills as well as business insight and a commercial outlook
  • Demonstrated success and influence in the Product Security space
  • Experience in performing HW/SW threat analysis, security analysis and risk analysis
  • In depth knowledge of security control frameworks, e.g., NIST
  • Knowledge of a broad-spectrum range of attack vectors, exploits and mitigations.
  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related experience
  • Passion for finding flaws in software and can effectively communicate how to fix them
  • Ability to find creative ways of reducing risk of inherently insecure efforts
  • 10+ years experience. 5+ years of relevant experience in identity and/or security architecture and design preferred

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: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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