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Senior Infrastructure/Dev Ops Engineer

Fujitsu Launchpad Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 7+ years experience required
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Fujitsu Launchpad

Fujitsu Launchpad Minato-ku, Tokyo

A venture studio subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited. We are currently incubating ventures across a variety of regions and sectors, including AI-enabled B2B SaaS tools, an IoT consumer application, and a sports training/community platform.

Key benefits

  • Make a big impact on product and tech
  • Multiple growth paths available
  • Best of the startup and corporate world

About the position

We are seeking a senior infrastructure/dev ops engineer to work with the Launchpad product team and intrapreneurs to build and grow digital products from scratch, while setting a strong foundation for Launchpad’s technical organization.

Our ideal engineer will have well-informed technical perspectives, backed in evidence, experience and exceptional work products. They will actively seek ownership and accountability and will thrive in high-velocity environments. In return, Fujitsu Launchpad will provide the opportunity to build innovative products meeting real user needs, make foundational technical decisions, and contribute to structuring and leading a high performing engineering team.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and manage the horizontal foundational level of the corporate infrastructure.
  • Prepare environment for individual products to be managed independently and flexibly.
  • Enforce all required security practices in the cloud infrastructure.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with engineering teams and business stakeholders to define, prioritize and implement infrastructure roadmaps.
  • Identify opportunities and lead efforts to continuously improve Launchpad’s engineering practices, with the objective of furthering impact delivered to customers through high quality products.
  • Onboard and mentor new team members as Launchpad’s team grows (both Launchpad’s core engineering team, and portfolio company teams built for venture spin outs).

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in managing cloud infrastructure (AWS, Google, etc).
  • Experience working in a product-focused startup or scale-up. Please note that candidates who have worked primarily in IT consultancies, software development agencies, and/or large corporations won’t be a good fit for us.
  • Ability to set up and use IaC with Terraform to manage infrastructure in AWS.
  • Deep knowledge of network infrastructure and how it is implemented in clouds (VPCs, Gateways, Policies, etc).
  • Fluent use of CI/CD management systems Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, ArgoCD for declarative deployment.
  • Experience with monitoring (e.g., Prometheus, Loki, Newrelic, PagerDuty).
  • Excellent critical thinking capabilities, proactive cross-functional communication skills, and the ability to learn quickly and continuously upskill in unfamiliar areas.
  • Knowledge of security approaches and practices that should be used in day-to-day work.

Nice to haves

While not specifically required, tell us if you have any of the following.

  • Experience in designing and building greenfield cloud architecture.
  • Experience with a few programming languages.
  • Experience with Atlantis for Terraform.
  • A degree in computer science or a related discipline.
  • Japanese language skills.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    1-hour interview with Talent Acquisition Manager

    This is a relatively informal discussion to introduce Launchpad and learn about the candidate.

  2. 2

    1.5-hour technical interview

    Focused on fundamentals.

  3. 3

    Technical challenge

    3 hours max, to be completed on the candidate’s own time.

  4. 4

    1.5 hour second technical interview

    Focused on system design and architecture.

  5. 5

    CEO interview

  6. 6

    Offer

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