Job ID : 1005249 Date Updated : October 20th, 2020
Very large Web Services Infrastructure

Storage Engineer (NetApps, EMC, Linux)

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

Be a key Storage Systems subject matter expert for storage systems design, construction and operation for the infrastructure that supports our client’s Cloud Platform; a platform that supports a huge amount of traffic, including core e-commerce services and a wide variety of other internet services.

Storage technologies are rapidly changing and many new technologies are being developed. Keep abreast of these latest technologies, forecast future prospects and provide users with the best technology.

Do you have the skills and motivation to design solutions to handle the high availability, stability and flexible scaling needs of this internet services giant?

As an EIRE Systems consultant you’ll be deployed onsite at our client's Tokyo head office to deliver the following professional IT Services:  

  • Design, verify, implement, and operate existing and new storage systems
  • Minimize operational effort with automation across infrastructure and practice of CI / CD
  • Maintenance of storage systems at 24x7, and troubleshooting
  • Proposal, development, installation and maintenance of backup, restore and archive solutions based on BCP

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Basic
Minimum Education Level Technical/Vocational College
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Success in this role will require:

  • 3+ years' experience in Linux engineering, operations, maintenance, and process improvement and automation
  • Expertise and experience with NetApps, EMC, storage and backup systems. Ceph experience highly advantageous.
  • Automation of operation management and development experience using programming language (Python, Go, etc.)
  • An attitude to find and solve problems autonomously, and problem solving skills in troubles
  • Strong interest in open source activities and distributed storage

“Value add” technical skills / knowledge:
Development and operation experience of large-scale Web service, knowledge and experience with standard file storage protocols such as NFS / CIFS, development and operation experience of large-scale storage system using commercial or open source distributed storage. Application development experience and programming ability to contribute to open source. Practical experience of DevOps including CI / CD.

English Requirement: Business Level
Japanese Requirement: Not Required

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Outsourcing Company Information

EIRE Systems K.K.

Storage Engineer (NetApps, EMC, Linux) - 1005249

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees)

Company Description

EIRE Systems is a leading independent provider of professional IT services to the financial, insurance and multinational sectors in Japan and throughout the Asia Pacific region. EIRE Systems has expertise across a wide spectrum of Information Technologies, with a track record for successfully completing hundreds of projects and IT services assignments since its establishment in 1996.

We provide professional IT services, both project-based and ongoing operational support, in two main areas:

  1. IT Services
  2. Project Management

EIRE Systems provides a wide-range of career choices for internationally-minded technology and support professionals. From the company’s small beginnings, EIRE Systems continues to increase its local, regional and global expertise. We have established offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai and are reaching further as we grow our presence throughout the Asia-Pacific region.