Rakuten | DevOps/SRE


DevOps Engineer - Media Entertainment Service Section, Entertainment Service Development Department (ESDD)


Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
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Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

Job Description

Job role


Job description

Business Overview
Rakuten has provided several entertainment services, such as Rakuten Books, Rakuten Ticket, Rakuten Music, Rakuten TV, etc. ESDD is the development team for those services.

Department Overview
Media Entertainment Service Section is in charge of Entertainment Contents Services Development in ESDD, which is managing the following services now:
- Rakuten Books
- Rakuten Kobo
- Rakuten Magazine

Why We Hire
The media entertainment service is steadily increasing sales and is attracting attention as a growing department within the company.

With the growth of services, the number of systems to be maintained and managed is increasing, and there is a demand for stability and efficiency through system construction and maintenance management using more advanced technology.

We are actively working on new initiatives in each service, and there is an environment where experienced DevOps engineers can make use of their experience. Would you like to work with us to further expand and improve our services? We are looking forward to your active application.

Position Details
・Closely working with Infra structure team and SRE team.
・Automating the resource provisioning.
・Ensuring observability. (Logging/Monitoring/Alerting/Tracing)
・Supporting modernization the Java based legacy applications.
・ Promoting microservice architecture
・Introduction of CI/CD
・Main expected skills other than Java are as follows.

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

・3 years of Experience developing and operating Web services
・Have developing and operating know-how of large or middle scale application
・Have experience of Kubernetes
・Have experience of Docker
・Have operation experience based on Infrastructure as Code

Preferred qualifications

・Have experience of retail seller's Backoffice, especially E-Commerce site
・Have knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, Microservice
・Have Experience building, introducing, and operating the CI / CD environment
・Have Experience working as SRE/DevOps
・Have experience with Public Cloud (GCP, AWS, Azure)
・Have experience of selection and integration for Monitoring system

Job Details

Employment typeFull-time
LocationRakuten Crimson House, 1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo158-0094
(1 min walk from Futakotamagawa Station on the Denentoshi Line)
Apply fromAnywhere
Remote workPartial remote
Working hours9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
Holidays・2 days off per week (Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays are holidays)
・10-20 days of annual paid vacation (the minimum number of days is the number of days granted after six months of employment)
・120 days off per year

In addition, year-end and New Year vacations, paid vacation, congratulation or condolence leave, maternity and paternity leave, etc.
*Once a year, you can take 9 to 12 consecutive holidays by using the long vacation (Success Vacation) system.
Employee benefits・Commuting allowance
・Housing allowance
・Health insurance
・Employee pension insurance
・Unemployment insurance
・Workers' accident compensation insurance
・Retirement allowance system

Supplemental education and qualification support
・English learning support (in-house TOEIC(R) test IP test, English conversation, etc.)
・Career challenge system (challenge the department of your choice)
・Job return system (rehiring system for those who retired due to marriage, childbirth, nursing care, etc.), etc.

・Stock Option Plan
・Cafeteria system with three free meals
・LILO Club (preferential treatment at sports clubs, accommodations, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.)
・LILO Club (sports clubs, lodging, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.) (Running, mountain climbing, cooking, etc., part of the expenses paid by the company)
・Reward system
・Free English conversation lessons by native English speakers
・Support system for certification acquisition
・Qualification support system, etc.
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