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Assistant Project & Program Manager, New Product Introduction

Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Assistant Project & Program Manager, New Product Introduction

Equinix is the worlds digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centersacross the globe andproviding 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.

At Equinix, wehelp the worlds digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, andtransform peoples lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hirehardworking people who thrive on solvingchallengingproblems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Are you passionate about driving the delivery of new products and services? Do you want to work with a global product management and engineering team? Do you thrive in an ever-changing environment and arent averse to working in a matrix organization? If you answered yes, then come join our Product team at Equinix. You will collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry and enjoy a competitive package, great benefits, and a creative and diverse work environment.

Job Summary

Responsible for driving the delivery of new product introductions for all product lines within Equinix.

Equinix is seeking a driven individual to join our Product Program Management organization. You will collaborate with creative and passionate people in an agile work environment while helping bridge the technical and business worlds. To do this successfully, its essential to be able to break down complex concepts into simple solutions.


  • Create and be responsible for the master milestone schedule, keep deliverables on track, handle dependencies and escalations

  • Understand and determine critical metrics and success criteria with the impacted functional areas

  • Cultivate relationships in a matrix organization while collaborating with cross-functional team members to drive the execution of program tasks and deliverables. This is including, but not limited to, consulting with partners on program requirements, proactively seeking feedback to improve partner satisfaction with schedules, delivery, and quality

  • Communicate with a broader group of stakeholders beyond the program team via standard communication tools and templates (e.g. in-person, emails, status reports)

  • Create and maintain a list of program risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies

  • Know when and how to escalate to resolve complex issues. This includes preparing documentation for upper management to leverage and act on

  • Facilitate product impact assessments, requirements definition, trade-offs, resource stabilizing, and change control

  • Create, maintain, and report high-level program/project dashboards and metrics

  • Develop and deliver cross-functional programs for the Product Management and Engineering teams

  • Coordinate with program teams across AMER, EMEA, and APAC


  • Bachelors degree required; MBA preferred

  • 3+ years of product or program management experience required with the ability to manage multiple, complex, short/long term projects simultaneously adapting easily to a changing environment

  • Understand PDLC and/or SDLC methodologies

  • Experienced managing Agile software development projects and programs

  • Strong knowledge of essential tools (Aha!, Jira, Confluence or comparable)

  • Ability to work with global teams (across time zones)

  • Lead, via influence, cross-functional initiatives

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

  • Strong, hands-on experience with PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

  • New product introduction knowledge strongly preferred

  • Interconnection, networking, and software agile development knowledge is a plus

  • Experience working for an industry-leading software development company with cloud/SaaS, big data, and/or networking services

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: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-15
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