Fukuoka Office - Azure Cloud Engineer for an innovative life insurance company

Server Side, Back End Engineer, Network Engineer

About the company
Are you entrepreneurial at heart, and looking for a global environment to build your career, do you want to help people safeguard their financial futures? Join this life insurance company that specializes in providing business insurance for corporations in Japan to preserve and protect a healthy financial future for their company and employees futures. Founded about 170 years ago in Europe and with deep roots in both Europe and Japan, they solidified themselves as both pioneers and market leaders here in Japan.
The Technology Foundation Division responsible management of the company's Infrastructure Platform environment.

With the growing footprint on Microsoft Azure, the company is now looking for a dedicated Azure Cloud Engineer to join the Cloud CoE team.

【Position Summary】
The Azure Cloud Engineer will be reporting to the Cloud CoE manager and working closely with Reliability Engineering Lead, Enterprise architects, IT custodians, Security as well as the ORM (Operational Risk Management) team.

The cloud engineer with professional experience and knowledge of Azure would help us to maintain a secure and reliable cloud platform, improve our service quality and meanwhile expedite our delivery.

【Job Description/Key Accountabilities】
◎ Working with reliability engineers to prepare for Disaster Recovery including building landing zone and conducting failover tests
◎ Performing and Troubleshooting Disaster Recovery to ensure business resiliency during major IT outages
◎ Identifying, analyzing, and resolving cloud platform issues
◎ Providing cloud platform support and making recommendations based on requester needs
◎ Applying cloud solution best practices to meet project requirements

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
◎ Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure or other cloud platforms
◎ Working experience as an infra engineer in a hybrid environment
◎ Experience with Azure DevOps or similar tools
◎ Experience with configuration management tools (e.g., DSC, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
◎ Must be willing to work in Fukuoka
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
<Certification & Experience in one or more of these areas desirable>
〇 AZ-104 or equivalent certification
〇 Experience with Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery
〇 Comfortable with scripting language like PowerShell, and source control tool like git
〇 Conversational English
Ideal candidate
◎ Energetic and positive in attitude; can do mentality to all tasks; dynamic and flexible
◎ Ability to challenge, with high levels of ownership, organizational skills and attention to detail
◎ Strong learning agility
◎ Ability to deal with conflicting situations
◎ Ability to work independently in a timely manner
◎ Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with supporting functions and other engineers
◎ Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with stakeholders on security, architecture, compliance and other engineering teams
◎ Handles well in high stress situations and tight timelines
◎ Team Player
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 17:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • Golden Week
  • 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
  • Options for remote work