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Updated 2021-04-05
Activated 2021-04-05

Linux System Administrator / System Integrator

  • ★★ Staff Level
  • No Age Restriction
Company Name

EIRE Systems K.K.

Job Type
EIRE Systems K.K.
IT (Hardware/Network) - Server and Machine Operation and Maintenance
IT (Hardware/Network) - Server Architect and Developer
IT (PC, Web, Unix) - Business Application SE
Industry IT Consulting
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description Join the Electronic Trading Systems Infrastructure Support Team to implement and maintain the next version of our finance industry client’s large-scale, Linux-based, electronic trading infrastructure.

As an accomplished Linux System Administrator / System Integrator , confident in your ability to write secure, testable, robust code using Perl and/or Python, you will be joining a global team of highly accomplished engineers, developers, and operations specialists.

The group is involved in evaluation, certification, integration, and maintenance of numerous products, including hardware, Red Hat Linux, configuration management solutions, system services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc.), virtualization technologies and a variety of in-house developed tools primarily written in Python and Perl.

The existing environment consists of a latency and performance optimized, co-located trade plant, which is continually modernized and enhanced to ensure the delivery of a stable and secure infrastructure, with increased agility and flexibility.

In collaboration with the global team you’ll:

● Work to accomplish operations and project deliverables
● Address outstanding performance and stability issues
● Manage, deploy and debug large scale production environments
● Write and document secure, testable, robust code using Perl and/or Python
● Maintain documentation for systems, processes, and procedures
● Contribute to the global team’s on-call rotation
● Participate in open forums with your global team to discuss projects
● Assume ownership of the systems you support and manage

※ Work From Home options currently provided in response to Covid-19. However applicants must still reside in Japan with visa permission to work full-time in Japan and be able to commute to the Tokyo office as and when needed.
Company Info EIRE Systems is a leading independent provider of professional IT services to the financial, insurance and multinational sectors in Japan and throughout the Asia Pacific region. EIRE Systems has expertise across a wide spectrum of Information Technologies, with a track record for successfully completing hundreds of projects and IT services assignments since its establishment in 1996.

We provide professional IT services, both project-based and ongoing operational support, in two main areas:

1. IT Services
2. Project Management

EIRE Systems provides a wide-range of career choices for internationally-minded technology and support professionals. From the company’s small beginnings, EIRE Systems continues to increase its local, regional and global expertise. We have established offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai and are reaching further as we grow our presence throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

● In-depth experience with Linux System Administration, preferably Red Hat.
● 4+ years of Enterprise Level experience in large distributed systems environment, incl. co-location technology service offerings
● Coding experience with Perl/Python and shell scripting.
● Experience automating workflow
● Financial services business domain experience with major equity markets
● Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP, experience with networking and security concepts, implementation, and troubleshooting.
● Experience with monitoring tools and solutions
● Proven analytical and troubleshooting skills in a highly visible, fast paced enterprise environment.
● Ability to work with a global team.
● An understanding of Problem and Change Management Practices
● An understanding of SLA, Metrics, and Alerts
● Effective communication skills to a culturally diverse audience using English
● Ability to write technical documentation and teach team members.

Other Technology Skills Desired

● Solid understand of Linux Kernel internals performance tuning
● Deep understanding of multi-processor systems including NUMA and PCI device locality
● Experience with high-performance network devices (Solarflare, Mellanox, Exablaze)
● Experience with kernel bypass, FPGA, or another novel high-performance specialty
● Experience with containerization and orchestration a plus
● Experience with application integration
● Some experience working in a ‘DevOps’ centric environment
English Level Fluent (TOEIC 865-)
Japanese Level None
Salary Depends on experience   
Other Salary
Social Insurance
Commuting/Transportation Allowance
Holidays Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays
Job Contract
1 year renewable contract term.
Current project loads are expected to run for a minimum of 3 years.
Nearest Station Tokyo/Otemachi Financial District

※ Work From Home options currently provided in response to Covid-19. However applicants must still reside in Japan with visa permission to work full-time in Japan and be able to commute to the Tokyo office as and when needed.

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