DevOps Engineer - Tech Division

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • September 9, 2023
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

Why We Hire

The Corporate IT Department is looking for an engineer who is willing to start a new challenge with us to improve our business operations and to develop and operate our in-house services. 

The role will be based in the Tokyo Headquarters, but will work with the global teams.


Position Details

  • Maintain/manage the proxy services for engineers (Apache, Nginx, Squid)
  • Enhance/improve the automation processes of our in-house services
  • Develop, operate and maintain the in-house services
  • Develop, operate and maintain the in-house authentication and authorization platform 
  • Provide development support for developers for the in-house services


Mandatory Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Experience with Linux administration 
  • 2+ years of experience with web application administration (Apache, Nginx, or Squid)
  • Experience with Automation process tool development ( Jenkins, etc)
  • Willingness to work with various other engineering teams in a collaborative manner and make a good relationship with them 
  • Curiosity and spirit of challenge for new technology and services


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience of performance tuning (Apache, Nginx, Squid)
  • Knowledge/experience of network 
  • Knowledge/experience in web application development (PHP)
  • RDBMS knowledge

In Japanese, Rakuten stands for ‘optimism.’ It means we believe in the future. It’s an understanding that, with the right mind-set, we can make the future better by what we do today.

So we challenge ourselves to evolve, innovate and experiment, to create a better, brighter future for everyone.

Today, our 70+ businesses span e-commerce, digital content, communications and fintech, bringing the joy of discovery to almost 1.3 billion members across the world.

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