Big Data System Administrator

Job ID 17959
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
7.0M – 10.0M (Including bonus, depend on experience)
Japanese Level
None
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
7.0M – 10.0M (Including bonus, depend on experience)
Japanese Level
None
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

They have more than 250 million active users worldwide and provides some of the most popular Internet services in Japan today. Terabytes of data are generated every day and once processed need to be available for services and business people.

The mission of the Data Analytics Section is to contribute to business by analyzing and optimizing data.

We are looking for a senior System and Big Data Administrator to join the Recommendations and Personalization team. You will join an international team providing recommendations for all their services, and working on cutting-edge technologies and algorithms in order to improve and personalize customers experience.

In this position, you will interact with engineers and data scientists to provide the highest service quality to all our clients, and will work on Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Cloud, ...).

 

Your role will consist in administrating and improving our current recommendations platform, which support many services and events in their Group. You will improve our packaging and deployment system, as well as the platform itself, while interacting with other teams (Hadoop, Cloud, Database, ...) to maintain our big data framework up and running.  Ideally, your system administration skills will be an asset for scaling our platform to realtime processes and worldwide deployment, as well as increasing quality by improving monitoring, alerting and virtualization of the platform. You will also help the team on pure sys admin topics, such as network.

 

We are looking for a candidate with BS/Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or System Administration with a strong appetite for Big Data technologies and Virtualization concepts. Being able to work in an international and distributed team of senior engineers is also a challenge that you will have to tackle.

Responsibilities:

  • Administration of our core platform in Hadoop, Python, Java and Scala, as well as packaging and deployment. 
  • Discuss and integrate new alerting/monitoring/deployment systems to support our clients 
  • Help on production operations, and maintain our large-scale recommendations platform 
  • Investigate and bring new ideas and technologies to improve our platform 

【Company Details】
Our client is a large global Internet service company that has enjoyed sustained growth as they continue to expand their business in various new areas and industries. This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment in Japan. Our client actively strives to be an equal opportunity employer, and they have many female and foreign nationals in upper management positions. Their brand has also gained global recognition as they sponsor some of the world's most famous sports teams. Our client prides themselves in providing a comfortable working environment for their employees. Engineers are welcome to choose their own setup (Windows/Mac, etc.); whatever makes them comfortable! Free meals are also provided at the company cafeteria. Their chefs work to create exciting new menus and dishes, so employees never get tired of the food!
 
【Working Hours】
9:00 - 17:30(Mon - Fri)
 
【Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays
 
【Services / Benefits】
Social insurance, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), Commutation Fee covered up to 20,000 JPY per month, Free breakfast, lunch and dinner, Casual clothes is acceptable

Required Skills

  • 5+ years experience in building and delivering production services 
  • BS degree in Computer Science 
  • Knowledge in Chef or other platform automation tools, Linux containers (Docker, etc), and the ELK  stack. 
  • Feel at home on Linux systems 
  • Experience with Big Data/NoSQL technologies 
  • Experience distributed or high availability architecture 
  • Awareness of the good practices in development (PR, unit tests, Continuous deployment/delivery, ...)