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

IT Infrastructure Full Stack Engineer - Insurance

  • ★★ Staff Level
Company Name

Ahead Group

Job Type
Ahead Group
IT (Other) - Other
Industry Insurance
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description Ahead Group is looking for a Full Stack Engineer plans and leads deployment of applications, associated tools and best practices with an initial focus on IBM WebSphere, Containers and Bamboo of CI/CD. Provides technical leadership and design, development, implementation and consulting to the organization to improve end-to-end delivery speed. Responsible to plan, lead, document and integrate complex tool software and features strategies and solutions with related technical groups. Conducts complex problem prevention, resolution and integration planning.


For straightforward problems, designs solutions including security, availability and performance
Plans and executes broad resolutions to recurring problems and regulatory changes
Troubleshoots issues after escalation on within technical area of responsibilities
Handles moderately complex communication with technical and business partners outside engineering group
Function tests new solutions and tool releases and fixes, including compatibility testing and documentation of steps and issues.
Performs advanced tests and documents best practices, including plans upgrade and path deployments
Partners with application development, operations and customers to identify needs, opportunities and solutions, for example using advanced features
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
Partners with application development and security teams to modernize policies, rules and processes

None, but is expected to train, mentor, and provide technical guidance to less experienced associates on J2EE and CICD topics. Additionally manages inbound requests to the team within technical area


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and 5-15 or more years work experience in IT.
6 years or more experience within content management as a developer, administrator, engineer, consultant or a middleware technologist in WebSphere, Containers and Bamboo
Communicates effectively within the engineering team and with other technical and business teams
Has the motivation and ability to carry out complex problem-solving to resolution.
Has the aptitude for planning, implementing and debugging software and related tools
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Japanese.
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 application
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.
Must have certification or equivalent experience on designing, building, configuring and managing WebSphere
IBM Certified System Administrator - WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
Docker Certified Associate (DCA)
Must have hands on experience with designing, building, configuring, integrating and managing key components of fully automated tool stack
Version control software (e.g. Bitbucket)
Binary Repositories (e.g. Artifactory)
CICD (e.g. Bamboo)
Testing (e.g. jUnit)
Scripting languages (BASH, CRON)
Must have hands on experience with programming J2EE based enterprise applications
Preferably has certification or equivalent experience in agile methods of working
Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)
Preferably has certification or equivalent experience in configuring and managing network appliances
Load Balancers (Citrix Certified Associate -Networking or equivalent)
Application Firewalls (Palo Alto PCNSA or equivalent)
Preferably have experience designing, building, configuring and managing Apache and other opensource based middleware
Apache HTTP Server
Apache Tomcat
Spring Cloud/NetFlix OSS (Zuul, Hystrix, Turbine, Eureka etc.)
Preferably have certification and experience in designing, building, configuring and managing equivalent to below in operating systems
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
LPIC-1 Certified Linux Administrator
Linux Foundation Certified SysAdmin (LFCS)
CompTIA Linux+
Preferably have certification and experience in designing, building, configuring and managing equivalent to below in database systems
MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration
ORACLE MASTER Silver Oracle Database 12c
Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate
Oracle Database 12c Certified Implementation Specialist
MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
EDB Certified Professional – PostgreSQL
Preferably have certification or equivalent experience on API Connect and Datapower
IBM Certified Solution Implementer - DataPower Gateway v7.6
IBM Certified Solution Implementer - API Connect 2018.x
IBM Certified Solution Implementer - API Connect V5.0.5
Preferably have certification and experience equivalent to below in messaging and integration systems
IBM Certified Solution Designer - MQ
IBM Certified System Administrator - MQ
IBM Certified Solution Developer - Integration Bus
IBM Certified System Administrator - Integration Bus
Preferably have knowledge and experience with CA SSO/Siteminder integration
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 7000K - JPY 12000K   
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