Software Engineer (Monitoring System)

  • Fukuoka
  • Remote OK
  • Full-time
  • December 23, 2023
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level

Job Description

We provide a server monitoring system based on Prometheus as a service to support LINE Engineers as they operate a variety of services under the LINE Family.

We developed Promgen, a tool to manage Prometheus and Alertmanager configuration, so that development engineers can take control of their own monitoring. By monitoring and forecasting resource usage, we develop tooling to deal with problems before they occur.

Specifics of Job Description

  • Development of LINE Family Service Observability and Monitoring
  • Development Support/Improving
  • Observing usage of resources, development of prediction tools
  • To develop tooling around Prometheus and the greater Prometheus ecosystem

Technology We Use

  • Prometheus, Saltstack, Python, Django

No Language Skills Required

  • This position requires no prior Japanese language skills. We have a robust English support team and there are many English-speaking employees. Successful applicants without Japanese language skills will be required to attend a Japanese language course for at least the first three months to one year after joining LINE Fukuoka. The language course is sponsored by LINE and is an excellent opportunity to acquire the language.


Required Skills

  • 3+ years of professional experience in maintaining and operating a variety of internet services
  • 3+ years of professional experience in troubleshooting and operating linux servers
  • Experience in developing with multiple programming languages (any language experience is welcome)

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with Prometheus and the greater Prometheus ecosystem
  • Saltstack/Ansible/Configuration Management Experience
  • Django Experience
  • Log management tools (fluentd, Elasticsearch)
  • OSS Contribution experience

Who We’re Looking For

  • Individuals with an eagerness to explore, willingness to learn new technologies, who are intellectually curious, and dares to take on new challenges
  • Individuals with sophisticated communication skills who can break down and explain complex matters to anyone

Working Location

  • LINE Fukuoka Corporation JRJP HAKATA Building, 12FL, 8-1 Hakataeki Chuogai, Hakata, Fukuoka, 812-0012, Japan


  • Fixed annual salary + Incentive (twice/year)
  • Other details to be discussed during interviews.

Salary Review

  • Twice/Year

※Skill test will be available in following languages:

  •  Java, Kotlin, Perl, Python and Go

LINE Fukuoka株式会社は、LINEの国内第二拠点として、福岡県でサービスを開発しています。 多様性、仕事とプライベートのバランスを重視した社風であり、全体の13%が外国籍スタッフ(国籍数21カ国)であるグローバルIT企業です。 社内には語学サポートチームがあり、日本人エンジニアは英語レッスン、外国人エンジニアは日本語レッスンを無料で受けることができます。 オフィスは福岡市にあります。LINE Fukuoka株式会社と福岡市は共に、LINEの技術を使ったスマートシティの実現を目指しており、暮らしのあらゆるシーンのReDesignに取り組んでいます。革新的でクリエイティブな魅力あふれる街で、のびのびと開発に集中できる環境です。

By creating new values from Fukuoka, we aim to be a company with the imaginative powers to generate new paradigm shifts on a global scale that can help both individuals and organization grow at the same time.

LINE Fukuoka Engineering Department

LINE Fukuoka Engineering Department develops a wide variety of LINE family services such as LINE STORE, LINE Creators Market, LINE Sticker Maker, LINE Securities, and LINE part-time job.

An organization of about 100 people has 8 development teams dedicated to service development and 6 specialized teams with specific professional skills. There are engineers in various positions such as application development, infrastructure, SRE, and SET.

LINE Fukuoka has many programs that support employees grow, providing an environment where they can take on new challenges. We have an environment where the employees can work with peace of mind.

※ LINE Fukuoka Corporation (“LINE Fukuoka”) changed its trade name to LY Communications as of October 1, 2023.

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