Network Engineer, Infrastructure Services Department (INSD)

Be part of an international team of network engineers at a major online retailer.
Your new company .

Infrastructure Services Department(INSD) mission is to build the private cloud to host internal applications, hosted globally. .

To sustain the rapid growth and usage, a robust network infrastructure needs to be in place to support the increasing demands of mission critical applications. They are seeking a highly motivated and team oriented engineer who is passionate to immerse into various network technologies to automate and improve the network integration of our global infrastructure platform.

Your new role

Position Details

    • Be in main charge of design, verification, implementation and operations for existing and future backbone network infrastructure
    • Provide internal users with day-to-day operations of backbone network and data center networking by utilizing automation tool to leverage open-source software and programming
    • Drive automation development within the platform to increase network operation efficiency and minimize operational resource
    • Contribute in reviewing network configurations and architectures (design) on existing and new data center build outs
    • Run POC of new products/technologies for our next generation network
    • Work in building and maintaining physical infrastructure and network related documentation
    • Be responsible in capacity management for internet transit/IX and DCI
    • Contribute in the on-call support of network operations for existing backbone network and upper Tier level escalations

Work Environment

Team structure:

1 senior manager

2 managers and 1 Vice manager.

15 members in Japan office and 9 members in India office.

Most of the members joined as mid-career entry.

Based in Japan, India, US and EU, members from various countries and regions work and communicate mainly in English.

Our team is operating L2/L3 network devices mainly and we can get the opportunity to work for load balancer and server as well.


- L2/L3 Switch and Router

Cisco ISR/ASR/NCS/Nexus/Catalyst

Extreme VDX

Whitebox Switch with NOS

Juniper EX

- Firewall

Juniper SRX

PaloAlto Firewall

Bare Metal Server with NOS

- Load Balancer




What you'll need to succeed

Mandatory Qualifications:

    • Full technical knowledge, configure and implementation of Dynamic Routing Protocol OSPF/BGP/MPLS/VXLAN/SRv6 in backbone networking and data center networking
    • Full technical knowledge, configure and implementation of Layer 2 technology such as TRILL and Multi-Chassis Link-Aggregation
    • Understand basic knowledge of Firewall, Load Balancer and DNS architecture and technologies
    • Work experience in DevOps environment with Ansible/Jenkins/Git
    • Not only network admin related role, but also appx. 5 years operation experience and good at troubleshooting in Linux/Unix Operation System

Desired Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineer or similar
    • Experience of Network Management by utilizing open source software programming
    • Experience of development and implement Automation scripts in one or more of the following: Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash and other programming language
    • Experience of Linux/Unix server development and administration
    • Basic knowledge and have deployment experience of public cloud(AWS/Azure/GCP)
    • Ability to work in an international oriented environment interacting with global team members in all over the world
    • A DevOps and Agile mindset when deploying and creating tools

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1092330


Job Type
Outer Tokyo
6000000 - 10000000 (dependant on experience)

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Alexander Godfrey, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Tokyo Head Office
Izumi Garden Tower 28th Floor, 1-6-1 Roppongi

Telephone: 0367481105

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