Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • December 14, 2023
Conditions
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6,600,000 - 9,000,000 JPY /yr
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Apply from Japan Only
(You must live in Japan to apply)
Requirements
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Conversational
English: Fluent
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Minimum Experience
Senior or above

Job Description

We are a reseller partner for public clouds (AWS/Azure/GCP), providing design, construction, and operational monitoring for existing, additional, and new systems of customers who have purchased cloud services.

In this position, we are seeking an engineer who can leverage knowledge and expertise in cloud, infrastructure, and DevSecOps to support the team from within. We anticipate the successful candidate to evolve into a technical lead for cloud integration, providing advice and leadership in system adoption and technology selection across the entire company.

 

Examples of Duties

  • Selection and system design of public cloud services tailored to customer requirements
  • Proposing and advising on improvements for site reliability to customers outsourcing infrastructure operations
  • Operating tasks such as editing, improvement, and issue resolution for Infrastructure as Code (IaC) systems
  • Proposing, implementing, and operating cloud security services for customers
  • Planning and deploying horizontally scalable services through projects, for example, AVD scheduling solutions

 

Technology Stacks

Public Clouds: Azure, AWS, GCP, and various other clouds

Terraform, Chef, Git, Jenkins

Zabbix, Azure Monitor, CloudWatch

MySQL, SQL Server, DWH, BI Tools

 

Requirements

  • +5 years of experience designing and operating either on-premises servers or cloud architectu
  • Project management experience in system operations and infrastructure construction
  • Certification in one or more public cloud platforms (Associate level or above)
  • Able to use English at a fluent or native level

 

Nice to have

  • Experience in proactively proposing improvements to operational issues
  • Development experience in web systems
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience designing IT operational tasks
  • Experience as a system architect
  • Experience as an evangelist for new systems, both internally and externally

 

Working Conditions

Employment Status

Full-time

  • Probationary period: First 3 months after joining the company. (During this period your contract conditions will be the same as that of a permanent employee.)

 

Work Hours and Work Place

  • Scheduled working hours:9 AM – 6 PM (Core time:10 AM - 2 PM)
  • Hybrid work style of coming to the office and working remotely. Many of us come to the office about half a day a week. You can come to the office at your free time, avoiding crowded train times.
  • There are also people who live in remote areas outside the Tokyo suburbs, and they basically work remotely. They come to the office about once a month on business trips.
  • We have no plans to go back to office commuting altogether. We will continue to do hybrid work, mainly remote work.

 

Holidays

  • Two days off per week (as well as national holidays, New Year's break, etc.)
  • Paid leave, congratulatory and bereavement leave, sick leave

 

Salary

  • 12 months salary and bonuses paid in summer and winter.
  • Based on skills, experience, and abilities
  • Reviewed 2 times a year

 

Benefits

  • Various social insurance benefits included
  • Work from home available
  • Support programs for self-improvement and career development (language learning, etc.)
  • Commuting allowance
  • Lunch or Dinner support

 

Selection Process

  1. Solve our infra test
  2. +2 interviews with our engineers and HR
  3. Interview with CEO

Colorkrew's vision is to become a visionary company that makes work fun for the whole world.

They’re building several in-house products such as Colorkrew Biz, which is a business concierge service that solves administrative issues using QR and authentication technologies, and Goalous, a social network for companies that focus on managing company goals like OKRs.

They also do consulting work across a wide variety of areas such as cloud integration, marketing and promotion, payments, server architecture and more. Colorkrew’s development team is made up of talented people from many different countries, and they maintain a vibrant, international environment. It’s also one of the first companies in Japan to adopt a truly flat hierarchy, eliminating all job titles and departments in order to maximize the impact of each individual. At Colorkrew, they have a culture that values employee autonomy, and flexibility.

They want their employees to be able to do their best work, so Colorkrew allows remote work, as well as “20% time” as long as you complete your scheduled work. They also have some great benefits. Thanks to their supportive company culture that fosters growth and teamwork, the average tenure of their engineers is about 5 years, which is much longer than most tech companies in Japan. This is a testament to how much people enjoy working at Colorkrew.

They also hire new graduates and interns to work on their engineering team, which is relatively rare for companies hiring non-Japanese engineers and candidates from abroad (most companies limit their overseas hiring to more experienced positions). We think this could be a great opportunity for someone who wants to start their engineering career in Japan and work alongside talented senior engineers to gain experience while also experiencing Japan!

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