Web Platform Operations

Job Type
600,000 JPY - 830,000 JPY per month
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


A leading Japanese finance group is seeking an experience web server engineer to join an established web platform operations team within Enterprise Infrastructure Services.


The successful candidate will form part of a global team providing follow-the-sun operational support for global web infrastructure responsible for:

‐Administration of Web Server infrastructure - Apache, IIS Web Server

‐Administrative support for the firm’s global SharePoint farms

‐Administration of JEE Application Servers – Tomee, Tomcat, WebLogic, Jboss

‐Support for FTP, FTP-PGP file transfer infrastructure

‐Administrative support for the firm’s global External and Internal Portal Sites


The role requires a high standard of investigative and problem solving ability and a strong technical background. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to provide an operational support capability which improves the services provided by the team. There will be a significant amount of direct interaction with stakeholders to in order to trouble shoot issues.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

‐Administration and first/second line support of the web infrastructure environment

‐Maintaining an overview of the infrastructure supported by the team

‐Maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders including developers and end users

‐Ensuring standard and cohesive monitoring is applied across the relevant infrastructures

‐Working with global counterparts for issue resolution and escalation

‐Problem ownership from reporting to resolution or escalation

‐Following the firm's best practices including managing changes to supported systems, and incident reporting

Required Skills

‐Relevant experience

‐Strong knowledge and working experience with Windows

‐Strong knowledge of IIS/.NET servers

‐Familiarity with SharePoint 2007-2013/Avepoint

‐Knowledge of common web proxies/caches

‐Knowledge of LDAP servers and clients

‐Scripting skills (e.g. Perl, Unix shell, VB, PowerShell)

‐Basic HTML/JSP/ASP/CGI/PHP/JavaScript

‐TCP/IP networks and common internet protocols - such as HTTP and FTP

‐Knowledge of software and hardware load balancers

Preferred Skills

‐Linux fundamentals

‐Strong knowledge of common Linux web/JEE servers (esp. JBoss EAP)

‐Java and JEE development environments

‐Working experience in building internet facing infrastructure

‐Knowledge of RedHat OpenShift

‐Use of service management tools e.g. Remedy/ServiceNow etc.

‐Understanding of the configuration and customisation of web browsers

‐Familiarity with SharePoint 2007-2013/Avepoint

‐Any background working with large multi-tenant web farms

‐Knowledge in PKI

‐Working experience in managing development environment and tools

‐Working experience in international/enterprise working environment

‐Knowledge of Capital markets area and banking systems