Data Center Facility Management Technician (f/m/d) - Career Transition Program - Zurich/Geneva

Equinix (Switzerland) GmbH

  • Publication date:

    12 March 2024
  • Workload:

  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
  • Place of work:

    Le Lignon

Data Center Facility Management Technician (f/m/d) - Career Transition Program - Zurich/Geneva

Who are we?

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company®, operating over 250 data centers across the globe. Digital leaders harness Equinix's trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed. Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value, while supporting their sustainability goals. 


Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. 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. 

Data Center Facility Management Technician (f/m/d) - Career Transition Program - Zurich/Geneva

We welcome applications from facility management technicians​ in all sectors to apply for our training program.

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 250+ 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. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.


We are a fast-growing global company with 80+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in over 32 countries spanning six continents.  

We are seeking to work with talented facility management technicians looking to change sectors and make the exciting move into the data centre world. Facility management technicians working within construction, maritime, aviation, and the automotive industry have all previously made very successful moves into Equinix data centers. 

In the Technical Facility Management team, we keep the lights on! We are responsible for maintaining the critical electrical and mechanical infrastructure across the various sites. This includes stand by power generators, UPS, HVAC systems, AC units and chilled water systems.

Your Background

To participate in our training program, we are actively seeking applications from different sectors as we will provide the training you need to build a successful career within our data centres. We are looking for applicants with a qualification in electrical or mechanical engineering.

Knowledge of critical infrastructure equipment and tools such as UPS, generators, BMS (Building Management System), chillers and FSM (Fire Safety Management) is highly desirable.

A positive outlook, a hunger to learn, and a desire to develop and grow are essential, as is the ability to work well within a team.

The Role

With both technical and on the job training, you’ll be working as part of a strong team working together to achieve the following:

  • Able to translate customer requirements into work deliverables

  • Implementing, commissioning and setting up new facilities

  • Working with key business leaders to increase current facility capacity, efficiency, sustainability and reliability

  • Infrastructure maintenance

  • Performing site inspections

  • Carrying out complex maintenance and repairs on control systems

  • Developing SOWs for routine control systems projects

  • Running corrective maintenance

  • Site administration

  • Completing site logs and data gathering for permits, such as MOPs and scripts

  • Completing basic work requests and circuit installations

What we Offer

At Equinix, we believe that our culture and values are at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, and dedicated people who create the Magic of Equinix. We know we are only as successful as our people, so strive to offer a supportive and progressive working environment where we actively promote learning and development so our people can grow their careers with us. Additionally, we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive flexible benefits package.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. We actively champion diversity with a series of networks including Black Connect, Equinix Women’s Leadership Network, and Pride Connect.