Network Engineering Team Leader

Job Type
10,000,000 JPY - 13,000,000 JPY per year (negotiable based on experience)
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


We are looking for a hands-on, technical Team Leader to lead the Network Engineering team of 3 members across the APAC region.

The APAC Network Engineering team is responsible for the design, solution architecture, implementation and support of global multi-vendor network, one of the world’s largest private networks.


[Main Responsibilities]

- Show leadership & direction and motivate a team of enthusiastic senior Network Engineers

- Design, engineer, and deploy appropriate network solutions to meet our business requirements

- Analyze, fix, and deliver solutions for complex network issues raised by the Network Operations team

- Identify technology gaps, develop, and implement appropriate solutions as a team

- Build formal guidelines, policies, and procedures to ensure smooth and error-free operations

- Conduct evaluation and career development of team members

- Handle team schedules and uphold department policies and procedures

- Provide technical assistance and training

- Develop relationships with vendors and internal/external partners to understand network requirements while maintaining availability requirements

Required Skills

  • Good technical knowledge as a hands-on Network Engineer with demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Prior experience in leadership and development of technical teams
  • Ability to motivate and influence others, lead by example, and actively suggest creative ideas
  • Comprehensive experience in forming positive relationships across functionalities and business units
  • Ability to deal directly with global customers, technical teams, and product developers
  • Excellent knowledge of routing and switching concepts and technology
  • Experience with large L3/L2 network design, development, and troubleshooting
  • Proficiency in IOS, JunOS, NX-OS, EOS, and service provider hardware
  • Practical experience with MPLS, BGP, OSPF, IGMP, PIM
  • Experience in fault isolation and break fix for network & firewall issues
  • Experience with sniffers and packet capture analysis
  • Self-motivated personality with strong presentation and project management skills to interface directly with the business
  • Experience working closely with NOCs, systems software developers, and administrators
  • Basic Unix/Linux knowledge and experience

Preferred Skills

  • CCNP or CCIE similar industry standard networking qualifications
  • Knowledge of service provider MPLS layer 3 VPN concepts
  • Understanding of financial instruments, fixed income, equity and derivatives