Site Reliability Engineer at Robotics Startup (Global company)*No Japanese Required

JLPT 2 or above (Business)
Volunteer/Housing Resident


The company is making the very small size robots that are as big as the backpack. With the technology of cloud installed in the robots, each robot not only just collects information but to take independent actions that are appropriate to each environmental settings based on the cloud (collective) information. They can help our lives from many aspects and there are literally infinite possibilities for such robots.


The team consists of very talented top engineers from all over the world. They have specialists who can architect cloud robotic frameworks that allow robots to learn from each other’s experiences.


For the business sectors, they are taking the step-by-step approach and as a first step, they are focusing in the field of security. This is the area where they are facing the shortage of human labor as well as high turnover. They are then moving to next field.

They want to make the robot very light, compact size, affordable price, and flyable. They are trying to create the new market for robots. They have secured billion yens investment and they are aiming to get listed as soon as next year.


■  Corporate culture: Very flat and open work environment. Everyone is expected to share the opinion freely and they are always open for discussions. As long as your ideas are logical, the company will take your ideas. Everyone just loves what they are doing and they are very serious and passionate about making the real good products/robots together. They are planning to launch their US office next year and are ready to go global. There are no forced “nomikai” (drinking session) that all the employees have to participate. You can choose to participate or not freely, and people voluntarily organize such kind of dinner/drink once a month or so (but on just a volunteer base). 

Job Description

Job Description

You will own the application and all aspects of it in production including the user experience and off-site support teams. You will coordinate with other SREs and product engineers in developing innovative solutions for automating operations.


Key Tasks:

  • Work closely with developers in supporting new features, services, and releases

  • Monitor site reliability and performance; scale infrastructure to meet demands

  • Continuously monitor/improve the quality of our infrastructure and develop automation tools to do so

  • Document system design, maintenance, and operating procedures

  • Assist in designing and implementing testing frameworks for hardware and software related to our robotics products.

  • Work with off-site support teams to ensure infrastructure reliability.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience with an outstanding track record

  • At least 4 years of experience in product development and/or supporting operations

  • Familiar with Docker, IaaS, PaaS, ChatOps, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Deployment, DevOps, and/or Immutable Infrastructure

  • Extremely organised, detail oriented, and thorough in every undertaking

  • Able to balance multiple tasks and projects effectively and quickly adapt to new variables

  • Mastery of C/C++ and Python

  • Solid understanding of internet protocols (TCP, UDP, SSH, HTTP(S), etc.)

  • Understanding of network fundamentals and practical experience troubleshooting networked services

  • Demonstrated proficiency with: Linux systems and associated tools/technologies

  • Experience troubleshooting networked services

  • Experience with code deployments


Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with ROS.

  • Familiarity with web front-end development in HTML and Javascript.

  • Familiarity with RESTful API design.


Competitive salary (Annual salary ranged from 4 million yen to 10 million yen), stock options, bonus once a year,  

Start date: Available immediately  

Location: Tokyo, Japan  

Work conditions: 9:00-18:00 (one hour break), no over time work, the company respects everyone to have good work life balance  


*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in  Japan*  

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume.  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

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