Sr. System Engineer

Job Type
6,600,000 JPY - 8,500,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
High Intermediate (JLPT Level 2)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


A leading global nutrition and beauty care products company is looking for a Sr. System Engineer.

‐ Core Infrastructure Design and Deployment: Working with local, regional and global software development and infra operations teams to build and deliver infrastructure according to company standards and best practices. Contribute to infrastructure architecture research, testing, and design, to be able to propose improvements and new solutions. Work towards deep understanding of infra environment (hardware, OS, tools, supporting services & software) and applications that run on that infrastructure.
‐ Researching and testing tools/technologies in cloud service, implementing POCs and proposing solutions, working with software development teams to support their development environment, deploy supporting services/systems to AWS/Azure and do KT to operation team to ensure they can manage and operate those systems
‐ Deep understanding of application and infrastructure landscape, and work towards improving on-premise systems while following global policies/standards and industry best practices.
‐ Consolidation of on-premise infrastructure to reduce physical footprint and ongoing costs.
‐ Providing L3 support to operations team and software development team, to assist in troubleshooting when necessary
‐ Managing aspects of IT infra budget (following bidding-based procurement process, managing purchase orders & invoices, tracking expenditure, and budget forecasting)



Required Skills

‐ 5+ years of experience in systems administration and infrastructure design/deployment
‐ Broad understanding of IT infra (servers, storage, networking, supporting services)
‐ Experience with web-based applications (covering areas like HTTP protocol, web servers, application servers, databases, load-balancing)
‐ Familiarity with Windows server OS
‐ Proficient with PowerShell scripting (can create moderately complex scripts from scratch)
‐ Understanding of cloud computing concepts (such as scripting/automation, pay-as-you-use cost models, etc.)
‐ Willingness to dive into software environments and technical issues
‐ Self-motivated, team player, action-and-results oriented
‐ Well organized, good communication and reporting skills
‐ Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines
‐ Willing to support on weekends/holidays if require under the work requirement

Preferred Skills

‐ Integrity and empathy for others
‐ Ready to learn new technologies
‐ Highly motivated to work as part of a team
‐ Passionate/dedicated/optimistic attitude towards career
‐ Certification or experience working with AWS or other cloud services
‐ Familiarity with Linux OS
‐ Familiarity with other programming/scripting languages (JavaScript, Python, Java, Bash)
‐ Business-level verbal & written Japanese
‐ Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field strongly preferred
‐ Microsoft, RHEL, VMWare, EMC or other Storage Vendor certification
‐ 7+ years of experience in Infrastructure operation support. Prior experience in working in regional, global teams preferred
‐ Experience liaising with business to support business applications