Database Engineer (Data Storage and Processing Section)

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 7000000 - 11000000 JPY
Job Function: Database Administrator
Reference: JO-190917-201040
Industry: Technology/Online
Sub-Industry: Online B2C Services

Company Overview

leading e-commerce company

Job Description


Our Database Administration Group, is responsible for the availability and stability of database systems for our services. This role will allow you to be part of a global team, interacting with overseas colleagues while being in charge of various requirements such as mission critical service, external/Internal service, speed and flexibility, etc. Needless to say, we need to provide a stable database environment but, at the same time, efficient operations are also needed to support the ever changing organization.


Design, build and maintain the database platform to provide stable and secure services
Proposing and designing plans and leads for new database system based on various factors such as capacity planning, lifecycle management and requests from related groups
Building databases through various tasks like DBMS installation, parameters configuration, connection settings and configuring Cluster and Backup systems
Providing 24x7 responsive support for the customers through daily monitoring, trouble shooting and performance tuning of the database systems
Automation, standardization and visualization of our daily operations and processes to maximize productivity
Verification and evaluation of new products, functions and versions


Minimum Qualifications:

3+ years' experience with Linux operation
3+ years' experience with Database operations on one of the following: MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Server; PostgreSQL; or Oracle
3+ years' experience with one or more Scripting language: Shell script, Python, or Ruby
Strong experience with one or more Database High Availability solutions: Galera, PXC, InnoDB cluster, MHA, Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, Golden Gate
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong eagerness to learn new technologies
Ability to effectively work with members living in different time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

Support large-scale database by providing scale-out solutions
Experience with geographically spread multi-site datacenter systems
Experience with Percona tools like Xtrabackup and online schema change
Manage Oracle Exadata from top to bottom including Cell servers and Infiniband Switches
Experience with NoSQL products like Cassandra and Couchbase
Experience with using Atlassian tools like JIRA and Confluence
Understanding of container technology and immutable infrastructure
Experience with configuration management such as Chef and Ansible
Experience with visualizing large-scale metrics and log collection
Experience with CI/CD by Jenkins or equivalent
Experience with Team development with version control system like Git
Excellent skill of project management