Head of IT Infrastructure

  • 13000000
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nexus Corporation
  • 12 Jul 18 2018-07-12

As the Head of Infrastructure you will lead and maintain the IT Infrastructure, reporting to the Head of IT Department.

  • Responsible for Japan IT Infrastructure for both, external (customer facing) and internal.
  • Managing around 20 engineering staff members to drive infrastructure projects and provide production support.
  • Managing Infrastructure projects and continuous improvements in order to reach the next level in operational excellence.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating Cloud and On-premise infrastructure architecture roadmaps through industry research and continued learning.
  • Managing Infrastructure Technology Identification and Build

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

• General
o Expertise in IT Infrastructure 
 

• Communication:
o Capacity to set a good communication with business and to explain technical issues to business team
o Active listener with a flexible and open mind leading to productive conversations
o Possible to convey clear thoughts and messages verbally both in Japanese and English
 

• Technologies:
o Experience supporting high availability systems and scalable architectures
o VM (VMware, ESX etc), Operating Systems (Linux, Windows, iOS, Android etc), Network, Data Base (Oracle, SQL Server etc), Middleware (Microsoft .NET, IIS, Weblogic etc), Data Center and IT Hardware 
o Capacity to work AWS or any dynamically scalable Cloud environments
o Highly sensitive on IT security matters
o Experience or knowledge on Agile and DevOps solutions
 

• Leadership:
o Capacity to provide guidance/supervision to subordinates toward achieving the targets/plans of tasks, to analyze the ability of the subordinates, and to provide guidance/advice for the improvement
o Encourage colleagues to maximize team contributions
o Capacity to transform existing processes
 

• Others:
o Rigor in execution, accountable for production environment sustainability
o Pro-active with clear views for a good planning
o Open to have feedbacks from 360 degree for further enhancements
o Ability to cope with uncertainty
o Self-starter with curiosity
o Self-confidence to act 
o Learning from failures for heading for better in the future
o Good negotiator with all level of colleagues
o Good skill in presentation both in Japanese and English

-Technologies

Operating System
Required skills: Windows Server, Redhat
Nice to have: Active Directory, Ubuntu

Virtualization
Required skills: VMware, vSphere
Nice to have: Hyper-V, OpenShift , Docker

Middleware
Required skills: MULE or other ESB/Messaging Platform

Cloud
Required skills: AWS or Azure
Nice to have:Office365

Database
Required skills: Oracle or SQL Server
Nice to have: MySQL, PostgreSQL

Web/App Servers
Required skills: Tomcat or WebLogic
Nice to have: Jboss

DevOps Tools
Required skills: Jenkins, SonarQube
Nice to have: Artifactory, Ansible, GitHub, 

Process
Required skills: ITIL
Nice to have: PMP, COBIT