Content Delivery Network Engineer

Job Type
7,000,000 JPY - 10,000,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


Rakuten is building, implementing, securing and maintaining Content Delivery Networks used by multiple Rakuten services and handling a huge amount of traffic. They are now looking for a network engineer to take charge of the infrastructure and operations for Rakuten’s core e-commerce services and work to ensure a high level of reliability, security and cost efficiency. Responsibilities but not limited to: - Provide reliable, secure and cost efficient Content Delivery Network for Rakuten services - Manage communication between various Content Delivery Network vendors - Analyze traffic coming to Rakuten services and identify strategies and actions for improvement of the Content Delivery Network - Plan detailed roadmaps through discussion with stakeholders - Lead and execute those roadmaps - Provide support for users of the Content Delivery Network (internally within Rakuten)

Required Skills

- Experience in construction and/or operation of Content Delivery Network - Experience in setting up data centers - Experience in configuring and deploying DNS services - Experience in configuring and troubleshooting Network routing - Experience in deploying, configuring and operating web servers and content caching technologies such as Apache (or Apache Traffic Server), Nginx, or Varnish - Experience in Linux systems administration and troubleshooting on production platform environments - Experience in scripting languages (Ruby, Python or Bash) to automate operations - Experience in project planning and leading - Basic understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL/TLS - Basic understanding of web security - Basic understanding of search engine crawlers - A strong focus on business outcomes - Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching through cross functional borders - English: Business Level (TOEIC 600+) - Japanese: High intermediate (Daily conversation) Level