Data Center Engineering Operations in OSAKA!!

Job Type
5,000,000 JPY - 7,500,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
High Intermediate (JLPT Level 2)
English Level
High Intermediate (TOEIC 730)
Start Date


One of the world largest eCommerce companies is expanding the Data Center management team in Asia and specifically in Japan. This position requires broad Data Center knowledge with Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in as many specific fields as possible.

Operations and Maintenance:
‐ Ownership of all Data Center changes/events/incidents/problems from beginning to end as well as overseeing the completion of post-mortems, root cause analysis and follow-up resolution actions.
‐ Responsible for ensuring maintenance/ repairs of site-critical facility infrastructure or a Data Center are planned and executed to the best interest of the business.
‐ Responsible for Asset and Inventory management.
‐ Develop and maintain method statements, standard operating procedures, emergency response procedures, preventive maintenance programs, and all technical documentation. Ensure standardization and consistency with best-in-class operating practices. (Technical Writing Skills and Automation)
‐ Develop a complete, deep knowledge of the design intent, operational alternatives and contingency plans related to all Data Center systems.

Project support:
‐ Promote engineering best practice, continuous improvement, and valued engineering.
‐ Provide technical advice, guidance and support to the operations team regarding all engineering related matters.
‐ Overseeing all changes and change processes within the Data Center including the delivery, installation, configuration, maintenance, decommission, and disposal of equipment.
‐ Planning of Data Center pipeline activities and projects; signoff

Required Skills

‐ Experience of Data Center operations and on-call support for Data Center facilities.
‐ An undergraduate degree in a technical field (EE, MechE, IndustrialE);
‐ An excellent understanding on the nature of mission critical systems (Data Centers, Hospitals, Power plants, military facilities, etc.).
‐ The candidate needs to be a self-starter and independent worker.
‐ Ability to solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context.
‐ Previous vendor negotiation and management skills for Data Center and/or upgrade construction contracts.
‐ Ability to write and review accurate and complete support procedures, system documentation, and issue tracking entries.

Preferred Skills

‐ An excellent understanding of the Electrical systems in critical Data Center operations that include but not limited to utility substation feeds, transformers, switchgear, VFI Class UPS, DRUPS, PDUs, ATS, STS, SLA/VRLA batteries and associated systems, diesel/gas turbine generators and related fuel systems, Surge Suppression, Active Harmonic Filtering, battery monitoring systems, branch circuit monitoring systems, SCADA systems.
‐ An excellent understanding of the Mechanical systems in critical Data Center operations include but not limited to CRAC/CRAHs/AHUs, chillers, cooling towers, storage tanks, chemical system, heat exchangers, piping systems, pumps, valves, duct systems, fans, dampers. An excellent understanding of other facilities systems used in Data Centers and Mission critical facilities, including but not limited to fire detection and suppression systems, plumbing and drainage systems, Building Monitoring Systems, automatic control systems.
‐ An excellent understanding of design, procurement, suitability of application, testing and commissioning. Certifications/Accreditations that will be viewed positively: PMP; Prince2; ITIL v2/3; BICSI; ASHRAE, CDCP/S/E or equivalent