Developer Jobs in Japan

Engineering Manager, Site Reliability Engineering

Indeed
Tokyo
https://jp.indeed.com/

About Indeed

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

About the position

The team.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) applies software engineering techniques and discipline to production operations to attack major problems and fix them for good. SRE adds nines to our already well-engineered and highly reliable software products supporting job seekers, employers, and internal customers. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and ultimately help them get hired at their next job.

SRE is always on call to keep our products available and fast. The team spans Austin, Dublin, Hyderabad, Seattle, San Francisco, and Tokyo in order to have a follow-the-sun on call rotation. SRE is new at Indeed, and members of this team will have the chance to influence the direction for a critical and global SRE organization. There will be ample opportunities for growth in many areas: technology skills, leadership, mentorship, design, and more.

Your job.

This position is located at Indeed’s world class development center in the heart of Tokyo! We offer globally competitive compensation that is superior within the market, including quarterly bonuses, a long term incentive plan, and an excellent international relocation package to get you here, and culture and Japanese language training to help you adapt to your new home.

We have an open vacation policy giving you time to rest and recharge, and the leisure time to experience Japanese culture and pursue your interests. We abhor crunch time and artificial deadlines and promote a sustainable work pace with a rational number of hours in each day and work week, so you have time to spend with family and friends, or pursuing other interests.

Our offices are conveniently located near major stations (Ebisu, Meguro and Roppongi) on major train routes, most notably the Yamanote line. We conduct business in English and apply the same management practices globally. At the same time our Tokyo offices are a paragon of multiculturalism, with over 35 nationalities represented, and is an expression of the value Indeed places on diversity in multiple dimensions. We have meals catered daily, gaming rooms with billiards, ping pong, video consoles and more, and even a climbing wall in our Ebisu office. A large variety of free snacks and beverages are supplied, there a weekly happy hours and many other social events throughout each month.

Responsibilities

  • Own availability and performance of Indeed’s most critical products
  • Design, develop, write, ship, and motivate the creation of software and systems to increase reliability and organizational efficiency
  • Expand the team by hiring the best engineers
  • Help engineers develop their careers through personal and performance management
  • Foster an environment of continuous learning which builds excellent engineering skillsets
  • Participate in on-call rotation & occasional travel

About you.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience writing code in Java, Go, Shell, Perl, Python, or a similar language.
  • Experience managing a team of software and/or system engineers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in algorithms, data structures, and software design and/or Linux, networking, application performance analysis.
  • Experience designing, writing, and/or troubleshooting software and systems in a distributed, internet-scale Linux environment.
  • Experience recruiting and hiring software and/or system engineers.

Application instructions

To apply, send an email to Zhe Cao at indeed@tokyodev.com with the subject "Engineering Manager, Site Reliability Engineering" describing how you'd be a good fit for (the more specific the better) and attaching a resume.