DevOps / Site Operations Engineer

Job Type
6,000,000 JPY - 10,000,000 JPY per year (negotiable based on experience)
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


The Site Operations Engineer will be a part of this global team and maintain our core services to high levels of availability and security. The engineer will also implement solutions that are highly scalable and focus to increase platform performance and efficiency.


Four major focus areas that will fall under the Site Operations Engineer’s scope are:


Infrastructure engineering

Release engineering

Visualization engineering

Site reliability engineering



- Improve service availability and scalability through operation processes, and the use of toolsand automation

- Configure and maintain servers and networks

- Configure and maintain software components, e.g. Operating Systems, web servers and application runtimes

- Configure and maintain monitoring components including system/application alerting and logging

- Configure and maintain system redundancy and backups

- Manage network security, routing, bandwidth and performance

- Participate in shift work for planned maintenance and monitoring activities

- Perform full operational duties – production systems monitoring and incident detection and response while proactively involving both developers and business side resources

Required Skills

- Experience in Linux systems administration and troubleshooting on production platform environments

- Experience in using scripting (Ruby, Python or Bash) to automate server operations

- Basic understanding of network technologies such as TCP/IP

- A strong focus on business outcomes

- Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

- English: Business Level (TOEIC 800+)

Preferred Skills

- Experience working in a web related service operations including monitoring and troubleshooting

- Experience working in E-Commerce industry

- Solid knowledge of server-side JAVA technologies

- Experience in server-side web service application development (JAVA, PHP, Ruby)

- In-depth experience using, configuring and deploying software with CI tools, e.g. Jenkins

- In-depth experience in infrastructure automation tools such as Chef and Puppet

- In-depth experience configuring, deploying and troubleshooting front end web access likeApache, Nginx and Tomcat

- Experience working with various platform monitoring technologies and tools including SNMP trapping, MRTG, Nagios, Graphite, Grafana, Elastic Search, LogStash and Graylog

- Familiarity and experience with ExaLogic and WebLogic

- Experience working with RDMS and KVS applications

- Experience in administrating NAS appliance storage software such as NetApp, EMC

- Familiarity and experience working with Hadoop and Hadoop-based technologies

- Knowledge and experience with cloud and container based architectures

- Experience with designing and operating CDN (contents delivery network) solutions