Job ID : 960956 Date Updated : November 8th, 2019
Work on the most advanced technologies

Rack Decom Technician

Hiring Company Amazon Data Services Japan KK
Location Available across Japan
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

The Rack Decom Technical team is responsible for processing legacy equipment through a liquidation process to ensure that targeted equipment is ready to be removed off-site. Team members will also process large volumes of customer data to ensure that all customer data is sanitized and properly managed.
This position requires candidates to be a self-starting, highly motivated individuals who can adhere to strict processes, perform repetitive tasks with no deviation, and demonstrate continuously consistent results.
Rack Decom Technicians will be working with their team-mates as well as with member of other teams and must be able to communicate and promote cross-team functionality.
Amazon Data Centers takes customer data with the utmost importance, and selected candidates must be able to perform repetitive tasks without variance and adhere to strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) that ensure customer data is protected and properly handled.

· Decommissioning and processing of legacy hardware out of the data center facilities
· Hard drive removal and destruction
· Disconnecting network uplinks (fiber optic and LAN)
· Basic Networking removal and clearing of configurations
· Creating/attaching labels and barcodes
· Updating progress through a web ticketing system
· Reporting of processes and regular status updates
· Documenting procedures
· Escalating to senior technicians and management as needed/required
· Moving/lifting heavy equipment
· Unpacking/repacking fragile electronics
· Relocating and moving of large enterprise equipment
· Depending on the needs you might be asked to work at night or over weekends


· High-level English verbal and written proficiency – TOEIC 800 or equivalent
· Able to lift 25kg and perform physical tasks (Climbing ladders, moving equipment, bending, etc.)
· Proved understanding of computer hardware and components: - HDD/SSD/Flash/Removable storage media - Ram/CPU/Motherboard/Input-Output devices - LAN cable/Fiber Optic cable - Switches


· Highly motivated and dependable
· Have strong attention to detail and maintain high quality standards
· Able to work with minimal supervision
· Conversational Japanese language proficiency
· Experience with a ticketing system
· Experience working on IT equipment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, building computers, troubleshooting PC/Desktops/Laptops)

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 1 year
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Daily Conversation
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Job Location

  • Japan

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Hiring Company Information

Amazon Data Services Japan KK

Rack Decom Technician - 960956

Company Details

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

Company Description

In 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began offering IT infrastructure services to businesses as web services—now commonly known as cloud computing. Today, AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. As our customers grow their businesses, AWS continues to provide Infrastructure that meets their global requirements, aiming to be the most customer centric company on earth.

The Infrastructure Operations (Data Center) Team is the backbone of AWS, supporting the rapidly growing AWS business and customers 24/7. We are committed to maintain the physical infrastructure of AWS, ensuring the standards for operational performance in the areas of safety, security, availability, productivity, capacity, efficiency, and cost.

As a member of the Infrastructure Operations (Data Center) Team, you will have the chance to work on the most advanced technologies in a DYNAMIC environment with expanding opportunities. If you enjoy working in a strong and close-knit diverse team, Infrastructure Operations (Data Center) Team is the place to be!