Cloud DevOps Engineer for a Technical Startup Team in Prestigious Consulting Firm

Server Side, Back End Engineer, Network Engineer

About the company
As the Digital and Innovation arm of a global consulting firm that boasts offices around the world all working with a diverse portfolio of companies. They manage the development of business solutions for their stakeholders, this division is tasked with achieving their goal of maximizing the use of technology to help businesses understand their data, shorten lead time and simplify their processes.

If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, continually changing team and have a background in digital technologies and approaches this is the company for you.

Corporate Culture
・This company is a traditional consulting firm, with clear steps for career progression, fast-paced and demanding of excellence from their employees. The Digital and Innovation department is a tight-knit group, of highly motivated self-starters who are very goal oriented and work well together.
・70% of employees are technologists, 60% of them are foreign employees.
Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Official Language is English
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
Its diverse team consisting of about 100 people, all with different backgrounds and expertise, there are 15 different nationalities represented in the team.
The company is seeking a dedicated Cloud DevOps engineer proficient in engineering container solutions; with experience in cluster technologies (e.g. kubernetes). The engineer will design, build and advice on cluster and container technologies.

Candidate should be able to work in an agile environment. The DevOps engineer works within the company and is responsible for the continuous development and delivery (DevOps0 and on new cloud technologies (e.g. FaaS, PaaS).

Split of workload 80% Engineering / 20% Internal Consultancy
— Responsible for continuously developing cluster and container technologies
— Responsible for ensuring the continuous improvements of current cloud technologies
— Responsible for ensuring that container and cluster technologies quality and security standards comply with global requirements
— Responsible for ensuring transparent communication of development blockers, bugs and other impediments
— Responsible for automating manual actions
— Responsible for advising member firms on cluster and container technologies
— Responsible for advising on cloud architecture and design choices

— Develop and / or contribute to cloud service deliverables, including:
• Cloud automation (Continuous Integration / Delivery)
• Cloud monitoring, logging and analytics and process monitoring
• Data driven cloud solution development within the agile / scrum methodology
• DevOps automation and monitoring over the full development lifecycle (construction, integration, testing, releasing, deployment and infrastructure management)

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Personal Qualifications
2+ years of IT work experience
Experience working closely with engineering teams to create and improve cluster technologies
Ability to collaborate in a global team environment, actively engage subject matter experts, and follow through on commitments
Strong problem solving (debugging) skills. The ability to dissect, divide and conquer platform problems and find the root cause
The ability to work and complete task independently
Experience working with virtual teams that are geographically and culturally diverse
Experienced with data driven development processes
Experience in transparent work environments where progress is being tracked
Experience with Agile development
Experience and comfort with rapid iteration and fast delivery process (sprint cycles)
Technical Qualifications
Knowledge of container orchestration technologies (Kubernetes)
Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS and or GCP (FaaS, PaaS)
Knowledge of container technologies (docker)
Scripting knowledge in PowerShell and Python
Version control experience (Git)
Experience operating in a Linux environment using the command line
Japanese Level
  • Beginner
Japanese ability is not a must requirement but it is nice to have
Ideal candidate
Those who with ability to work with team members and clients to assess needs, provide assistance, and resolve problems, using excellent verbal/written communication
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Salary promotion
Once a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 17:15
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)
Remote Work
  • Unspecified