Department Overview Rakuten Group has 70+ services. Linking these diverse services through a common membership and loyalty program, Rakuten has created one of the world’s most unique and robust ecosystems.
Cloud Platform Department (CPD) mission is to build the private cloud to host internal applications, hosted globally. Ongoing initiative and growing and maturing as new request coming.
We build and operate robust infrastructure platform that empowers Rakuten's businesses around the world. We are based in Japan, India, US and EU, and we have over 400 members from various regions to accelerate the Rakuten ecosystem.
Rakuten Group's services are now part of social infrastructure in daily lives. We, Data Platform Group, are sustaining that infrastructure from the backend focusing on the data platform where everyday very high volume data flows in.
We have the responsibility to keep the service up and running 24 / 7 in an enormous scale working together globally. We do face challenges everyday, how to make the system more efficient, what kind of new technologies can make us more productive and how we can provide better value before.
If you are seeking challenge in a massive scale, this is the position you are looking for. Why We Hire It is becoming increasingly important that we keep an eye on these latest technologies, forecast future prospects and provide users with the best technology.
The successful candidate will need the skills and motivation to handle storage workloads with high stability and availability that are highly variable with seasons and events Position Details Constantly re-evaluate the existing architecture, infrastructure, configuration and process.
Guide the team to new technologies and best practices. Develop new features. Maintain operation tools and configuration management system.
Automating operations for the existing system platform. Incident handling and trouble shooting. This includes being part of the 24x7 team.
Work with other team members who are in a different time zones. Work Environment Team structure : 1 manager. 3 members in JP office, 3 members in IND office, 1 member in US office and 1 member in EU office.
Most of the members joined as mid-career entry. Our communication is mostly in English. We have several data centers in many regions where we host our own private cloud.
Mandatory Qualifications : +3 years of experience as linux administrator. +2 years of experience writing chef cookbooks.
Excellent communication skills on both verbal and writing. Very strong will to automate everything. Strong eagerness to learn new technologies.
Ability to effectively work with members living in different time zones. Desired Qualifications : +3 years of experience using public cloud infrastructure.
Deep understanding of networking protocols (TCP / IP, SSH, DHCP, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, GOSSIP), packet structure and load balancing equipment.
Hands-on experience or great knowledge with Docker and / or Kubernetes. Additional information on English Qualification English (Fluent) - Flexibility : Not looking for architects or administrator.
We want someone who can play several roles. - Experience : What kind of technologies you have used and what kind of roles you have played before.