Software Engineer, Site Reliability Engineering

at SmartNews (view profile)
Location Shibuya-ku, Japan
Date Posted December 3, 2018
Category Japan - Working visa Jobs
Job Type middleware




  • Automate, codify, and standardize operations, improving productivity for both developers and ops
  • Construct and operate the log collection/analysis platform for data analysis
  • Promote and establish conventions among different services for monitoring, provisioning, deployments, and development flows
  • Secure server-side security and reduce the risk of failing to provide services on a sustainable basis
  • Reviewing architecture decisions for new services
  • Responding to incidents and supporting postmortems


Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced programming skills in more than one language
  • Middleware configuration/troubleshooting experience on Linux/Unix platform
  • Knowledge of application architectures such as distributed systems, asynchronous processing, microservices
  • Possible to use Japanese or English as a fluent or native speaker.
  • Possible to work in Japan.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience as a Site Reliability Engineer
  • Experience in software development and operation using one of Java, Kotlin, Scala, Ruby, Python, and Go
  • Operational experience of AWS
  • Understanding and operational experience using Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience of using container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon ECS
  • Hadoop ecosystem operation/troubleshooting experience
  • OSS publication or contribution experience

  • Linux/Unix
  • Microservices
  • FluentNative

  • SRE
  • AWS
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • DockerKubernetesAmazon ECS
  • Hadoop
  • OSS


Benefits and Perks

  • Voluntary Trip - Working remotely twice a year
  • SmartKitchen - Healthy lunch on a daily basis for free
  • ChikyuCoffee - Delicious coffee provided by our Barista every day
  • Event space - Free use for any kind of meet up
  • Foreign language development support
  • Various social insurance benefits included
  • Full transportation coverage

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Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) Japan - Working visa Jobs