Golang Job: Security Engineer, Product Software

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Geneva - Switzerland

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Security Engineer, Product Software

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing 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. With Equinix Metal, customers can rapidly deploy automated single-tenant infrastructure and interact with 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and service providers. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems 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 providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary:

Equinix Metal, a leading bare metal cloud provider, is looking to grow our software engineering team! If you are an experienced software engineer and looking to help build out services that will affect how the next generation of infrastructure and hardware is delivered to the world, join our team!

This role can be remote or based in one of our office locations.


In this position, you will be an individual contributor for a team in charge of securing and automating the security for our engineering platform. You’ll help multiple teams navigate the complexities of securing their applications, as well as write the software that will help them achieve that with the least amount of frustration and friction.

You’ll also:

  • Live and breathe the developer experience with the platform we are responsible for caring and feeding for - our customers are Equinix Metal engineers, and they deserve the best

  • Deal with ambiguity and drive to the heart of problems - when developing / managing an internal platform, sometimes you participate in the “what” just as much as the “how”

  • Seek out weaknesses, identify problems and solutions, approach every day with a self-starter attitude and a focus on resolving problems while not getting bogged down in a changing landscape

  • Understand and evangelize a DevOps culture, and proactively contribute to our ecosystem of tools regardless of “who owns what”

  • With the guidance of Senior engineers, assist in the creation of RFC’s / blueprints that establish our go-forward patterns, architecture, or that otherwise create a picture of where we want to go

  • Deeply care about technology, your craft and about the success of your teammates and the company. Have strong intrinsic motivators to help drive self-improvement

  • Help drive software design and improve our system architecture, making sure components are built in a way that is conducive for rapid development and deployment onto our platform


  • 4+ years experience

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Computer Engineering is a nice to have, but not required

  • Proficiency with at least one programming language; preference given to candidates with Golang experience

  • Experience with Docker and Linux OS’

  • Ideal candidates have some Kubernetes experience

  • Ideal candidates have some experience with OAuth + OpenID Connect

  • Ideal candidates have some experience with Identity and Access Management

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.