Senior Infrastructure Project Lead

Job Type
Permanent
Salary
12,000,000 JPY - 17,400,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

A large global life insurance firm is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Project Lead to join their Service Delivery Division. This division is the backbone of the company, creating, setting up and maintaining the IT infrastructure in the company. Service Delivery and the Business Services Governance and Risk Management Division, lie under the Infrastructure Area at the company, which is heading an Infrastructure Migration Program expected to be complete by 2020.


The program consists of below interlinked projects/workstreams:

‐Azure Cloud migration (from private cloud)

‐AS400 core application relocation (core application/database is transited to new data center)

‐Data Center relocation (existing data center is transited to new data center)

‐Oracle/SQL migration (applications are ported from Oracle to Azure SQL Database)

‐Network re-design/change (entire network is transited to newly designed network)


This is a senior but very hands-on project lead position, working with other project managers and project analysts in the program. While project managers and project analysts have dedicated focus on individual project/workstream, this Infrastructure Project Lead assists Head of Infrastructure and Service Delivery Division hands-on manage and execute the entire Program, including, but not limited.


【Responsibilities】

‐Organizing/executing migration program as a technical delivery manager, coming up with high and mid-level technical solutions, looking at technical details with technical SMEs if needed.

‐From Infrastructure area side, working with corporate project manager and vendor management to ensure proper governance and budget are in place.

‐Working with, and assisting, other project managers and project analysts to ensure each project in the program is planned, organized, executed properly, and inter-dependencies are properly addressed.

‐Working with other project managers and project analysts to track/report program/project status report

‐Providing leadership to any members, in any functions, in the company who are related to the Program

‐Being the right-hand man to Head of Infrastructure in Changes

‐Candidates must have all-round solid infrastructure knowledge gained in sizeable multinational organizations, in the area of Windows servers; Cloud (Azure or AWS), AS400, Oracle/SQL server, enterprise network, although expert level knowledge is not required.

‐Candidates must have solid hands-on infrastructure project management experience, with capabilities to lead discussions to address technical issues.

Required Skills

‐All-round solid infrastructure knowledge gained in sizeable organizations - Windows servers; Cloud (Azure or AWS), AS400, Oracle/SQL server, enterprise network (although expert level knowledge is not required)

‐Hands-on experience of Infrastructure project management (PMO-type experience not suitable)

‐Experience working on companywide migration/transformation project

‐All-round soft skills, business skills and leadership skills

Preferred Skills

‐Professional working experience in the financial service industry