Site Reliability Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Remote OK - Worldwide
  • Full-time
  • December 23, 2023
6,000,000 - 9,000,000 JPY /yr
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

About the position

We are hiring an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to support new and exciting products.

What You Will Do

This is a hands-on technical role, day to day activities include:

  • Provisioning production and pre-production deployment environments for various projects, supporting various different tech stacks
  • Develop solutions to improve system performance with a focus on high availability, scalability and resilience
  • Configuring CI/CD pipelines to ensure that applications can be iterated upon frequently and deployed with confidence
  • Monitoring application performance and resource usage to determine bottlenecks and faults
  • Giving advice on technology adoption and selection as it pertains to web solutions. It’s not a project management role although mentoring is encouraged
  • Work with cross-functional teams to help shape and define key features
  • If necessary, writing custom software to manage platform infrastructure


  • 5+ years recent commercial programming experience
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with AWS services including: ECS, ECR, Lambda, RDS, Cloudwatch, ElastiCache, Route53, etc
  • Proficiency with Terraform or similar infrastructure-as-code tools
  • Strong understanding of web application architecture and distributed systems
  • A tendency to look for ways to and improve existing systems and processes
  • Capable of finding simple, pragmatic solutions to complex problems
  • Experience explaining complex, technological limitations to team members with a non-technical background

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Proficiency with any of Terragrunt, Kubernetes, EKS, CircleCI, Jenkins, or observability tools (Prometheus, Grafana, etc)
  • Linux command line / Bash scripting proficiency
  • Experience working with HR-related applications
  • Interest in working on application code if necessary
  • Japanese language proficiency

Through our interdisciplinary and methodological approach we’re innovating businesses and individuals alike to compete in the global economy.

We are developing web-based HR products, cross-industry AI, IoT, Robotics, Cloud & Big Data solutions to surpass Customer business objectives and exceed Customer expectations. Today, we already work in a range of Industries such as Human Resources, Hospitality, Education, Health Care, Warehousing & Inventory, and Health & Fitness.

We focus on developing new products in the field of Web/AI/Machine Learning/IoT/Cloud/Big Data both for existing & new Customers, as well as R&D towards future product development. We are collating a diverse range of Intellectual Property (IP) - skills, experience and proprietary technology artefacts that can be leveraged to build out best in class technical services & products.

Today, we are primarily focused on Business to Business (B2B) opportunities but are receptive to delivering Business to Customer (B2C) solutions based on Intellectual Property (IP) and market opportunities.

We are looking to expand our department to help us bring new products and services to market, and expand our portfolio of Customers as well as speed our pipeline of proprietary Intellectual Property (IP).

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