Job ID : 924921 Date Updated : August 20th, 2019

ネットワークマネジャー / Networks and Connectivity Senior Manager

Hiring Company Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Location Okinawa Prefecture, Kunigami-gun Onnason
Job Type Contract
Salary 6 million yen ~ 14 million yen

Job Description

Division Function/Position summary:

The Networks and Connectivity Senior Manager works with latest technologies and manages the team, solving problems and meeting the evolving needs that come with our cutting-edge research program. OIST has deployed substantial network infrastructure in order to support our unique and world-leading research activities here at OIST. This position manages a team working across a wide variety of network systems and hardware. OIST is seeking a motivated and technically adept Manager to join the OIST Networks and Connectivity team, ensuring that we deliver the best possible service to support OIST researchers. Come help us build something new, and support OIST to succeed in its mission to serve as a model for change in Universities in Japan.


  1. Manage the Networks and Connectivity team to ensure the OIST network is stable, scalable and reliable in day-to-day operation
  2. Manage the architecture, deployment, support and maintenance of current and future OIST network systems and infrastructure, including both logical configuration and physical racking and cabling
  3. Develop strategy for the evolution and upgrade of OIST Network
  4. Support collaboration with the OIST primary ISP, SINET, and other networking partners as required
  5. Work on complex problems, requiring in-depth analysis and evaluation of various technical and non-technical factors
  6. Develop standards for networking and telecommunications installation and operation, increasing simplicity
  7. Oversee the purchase, installation, and support of network communications infrastructure, including LAN/Wireless/MAN/WAN and telecommunications systems

How to Apply:
Apply by uploading your submission documents to the link below.
*This is a secure file uploading system for handling confidential materials.

Submission documents:
- Letter of intent in both English or Japanese (both if available)
- Curriculum vitae in both English or Japanese (both if available)
- Names and contact information of 3 referees, one of which should be a previous employer

Starting Date: As early as possible

Term & Working hours:

Term: Full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years. Contract initially with 3-month probationary period (inclusive). This contract may be renewed. 

Working hours: 9:00-17:30

Compensation & Benefits:

Compensation in accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations

Annual salary: 6.1 million ~ 14.3 million yen (Job class: Manager ~ Senior Mngr., A5-6)


  • Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
  • Annual paid leave and summer holidays
  • Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid )
  • Welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin)
  • Worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)


* OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.

* Information provided by applicants or references will be kept confidential, documents will not be returned. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their applications.

*  Please view our policy for rules on external professional activities


* Further details about the University can be viewed on our website (


General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 75%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Technical/Vocational College
Visa Status No permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  1. Ability to understand and deploy LAN/MAN/WAN functionality such as cabling systems, switches and routers.
  2. Experience in a heterogeneous computing and networking environment
  3. In-depth understanding of routing protocols to include BGP and OSPF
  4. In-depth understanding of Data Center switching to include vPC and Nexus
  5. In-depth understanding of Network technologies to include VLANs, STP, VRF, HSRP, FHRP
  6. In-depth understanding of security technologies to include firewalls, VPNs, and security best practices
  7. Understanding or experience of Unified Communications to include CUCM, VCS and voice gateways
  8. Understanding or experience of Wireless LAN systems
  9. Fluent Japanese (Native or JLPT N2 minimum) OR business level English


  1. Experience in automation languages, ideally Ansible
  2. Experience with Cumulus or other intent based networking
  3. Experience with checkpoint firewalls
  4. Experience in managing campus or data center networks

Job Location

  • Okinawa Prefecture, Kunigami-gun Onnason

Work conditions

Job Type Contract
Salary 6 million yen ~ 14 million yen
Work Hours 9:00-17:30
Holidays 週休二日(土日)及び祝祭日
Job Division Networks and Connectivity Section
Hiring Company Information

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

ネットワークマネジャー / Networks and Connectivity Senior Manager - 924921

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees)
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Non-Japanese

Company Description

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is a dynamic new graduate university of science and technology in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The university is located on 85 hectares of protected forestland overlooking beautiful shoreline and coral reefs. The campus is striking architecturally, and the facilities are outstanding (OIST campus video tour). There are no academic departments, which facilitates multidisciplinary research. Outstanding resources and equipment are provided and managed to encourage easy access and collaboration. English is the official language of the University, and the university research community is fully international, with more than 50 countries represented. OIST is rapidly gaining recognition in the worldwide academic community as a model for excellence in education and research.

沖縄科学技術大学院大学(OIST) は、沖縄県にある、革新的モデルを目指す科学技術に特化した大学院大学です。本学は、85ヘクタールの敷地に広がる大自然の中に設立され、美しい海岸とサンゴ礁を見下ろす場所に位置します。キャンパスは建築学的観点から見ても印象的なこだわりが施され、その自然の中にある大学施設を際立たせています(OIST campus video tour)。学部の壁を作らないことで、学際的な研究成果を生み出せる環境を提供し、また学内の誰もが、最高水準のリソースへのアクセスと研究機器の利用が可能で、共同研究に生かせるような仕組みを整えています。学内では英語を公用語とし、50ヵ国以上から集まる研究者コミュニティは真の国際性を保持しています。OISTは、教育および研究における卓越したモデルとして、世界の学術界からの認知度が急速に高まっています。