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Updated 2020-05-28
Activated 2020-05-21

IT Infrastructure Site Reliability Engineer - Insurance Industry

  • ★★★ Senior Level
Company Name

Ahead Group

Job Type
Ahead Group
IT (Other) - Other
IT (Hardware/Network) - Server and Machine Operation and Maintenance
IT (Hardware/Network) - Server Architect and Developer
Industry Insurance
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description Ahead Group is looking for a Mid to Senior level infrastructure engineer who has hands on experience with diverse scope of various technologies, including but not limited to Servers (Virtual/Physical), Storage, operating system life cycle, network configurations, automation, and orchestration.


Designs infrastructure solutions following industry best practices including security, high availability and performance considerations
Handles complex communication with technical and business partners outside engineering group
Piloting and testing new solutions including compatibility testing and documentation.
Documents best practices including designs, upgrades and deployments
Partners with varies IT and business department to identify needs, opportunities and solutions.
Acts as a point of contact for global teams to ensure local and global best practice align
Establishes and updates local standards and best practice within own technical area.
Participates in high level and detailed server / enterprise server or storage design, engineering, virtualization and optimization.
Develop strategies and direction for server or storage systems solutions using current and emerging technologies.
Evaluate and recommend new products, maintains knowledge of emerging technologies
Performance testing and benchmarking of various servers, network and storage systems.
Identification and resolution of complex server or storage problems (Tier 3 support) utilizing structured trouble-shooting tools and techniques.
Status reporting (availability, performance capacity utilization)
Participates in the development of project plans.
Familiar with change management concepts.
Participates in disaster recovery planning.
Analysis and implement job scheduling and system life cycle patch management tools and best practices.
Optimize business processing, minimize manual work
Train, mentor, and provide technical guidance to junior associates on topics related to technical domain.


Bachelor’s degree in an IT related discipline with 4+ years of hands on experience.
Experience within infrastructure as code, system administrating and engineer.
Technologies such as WebSphere, Containers, VMware, and other cloud services.
Strong communications skills in both English and Japanese. Must be able to read and write Japanese emails, presentations, and documentation.
Motivation and ability to carry out complex problem-solving to resolution.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management.
Highly motivated to learn new technologies and evaluate its applications.
Well organized and able to work independently with minimal direction.
Ability to work simultaneously on multiple large, complex projects in a team setting as a facilitator and team member.
Strong skills in scripting and automation with PowerShell, Bash, Python, etc.
Strong skill in virtualization, containers, Windows servers, Linux servers, Storage systems, backup and replication systems.
Preferably holding an active system engineering related certification such as:
Red Hat or Linux Certified
Microsoft Certified Professional
VMware Certified Professional
Company Info [Measures against passive smoking] No smoking indoors allowed
English Level Fluent (TOEIC 865-)
Japanese Level Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 6000K - JPY 10000K   
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