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DevOps Engineer

Zeals Meguro-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ~ ¥9M annually
    🏡 Fully remote
    🧪 4+ years experience required
    💬 No Japanese required
    🌏 Apply from abroad
    🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Zeals

Zeals Meguro-ku, Tokyo

We are a group of scrappy and hungry bunch from different walks of life, looking to make an actual impact on the way people and businesses communicate through our AI Chatbot technology.

Key benefits

  • Everyone has a voice
  • Phenomenal growth
  • Full flexibility

About the position


  • Design highly-automated infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines for our internal PaaS on GCP
  • Assess current infrastructure and identify areas for improvement
  • Help developers building their infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines:
    • Provide guidance and support for developers on infrastructure design and CI/CD best practices
    • Research and evaluate new Kubernetes features, tools, and best practices
  • Implement new functionality for our Kubernetes operators
  • Set up monitoring for our infrastructure:
    • Collaborate with development teams to identify and resolve infrastructure and CI/CD pipeline issues
    • Participate in on-call rotation for incident response and management


  • 4+ years of hands-on production experience on public cloud providers, including 2+ years on GCP
  • At least 2 years of experience in software development, including kubernetes operators
  • 2+ years experience managing production Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience treating k8s clusters as cattle (we provision/destroy on demand in automated fashion)
  • Experience managing production ArgoCD
  • Experience with IaC tools such as Terraform
  • Experience with deployment tools including GitHub Actions and Helm
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Understanding of networking concepts (VPC architecture, protocols etc)
  • Any pager experience (OpsGenie, PagerDuty, etc)

Nice to haves

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

  • Writing complex workflows, troubleshooting, proposing improvements in GitHub actions and Helm
  • Experience in building highly automated, self-service infrastructure
  • Deep understanding of GCP services, especially GKE, AI/ML services, Pub/Sub
  • Troubleshooting production incidents
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Experience with high-traffic architectures
  • Experience with large ArgoCD architectures
  • Experience with writing templated ArgoCD ApplicationSets
  • Experience with IaC in Kubernetes, such as Crossplane and Config Connector
  • Experience writing infrastructure unit/integration/e2e tests


Up to 9 million JPY annually.

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