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Site Reliability Engineer

  • Kiyosumi Shirakawa, Tokyo, Japan
Solution Development Department

Job description

About Dept. and Unit: 

The Solutions Development Department at Synspective is responsible for developing models and algorithms which produce insights using multiple sources of data, including our own satellite data. To do this, we develop an analytics platform to produce geoscience insights efficiently and easily.


  • Design and develop infrastructure for Synspective's software solutions ensuring scalability, reliability, and security

  • Develop and maintain a monitoring mechanism for our solutions

  • Optimize Cloud usage costs and alerts

  • Maintain infrastructure for data processing pipelines

  • Design and implement infrastructure for new data processing

Deatails of work:

  • Drive the architecture of the cloud infrastructure for our geoscience analytics platform with other SREs

  • Ensure the safety and security of our cloud infrastructure

  • Mentor and guide junior engineers and SREs

Selling points of the role:

  • Learn and apply cloud infrastructure as it applies to satellite data and software.

  • Be part of a venture to change the world through using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data

  • Work with a group of driven engineers across multiple disciplines to achieve our goal of a learning world.

  • Work with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds

Scope of Change: 

Inside the Solution Development Department

Job requirements

Minimum qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as an SRE/DevOps

  • Experience building customer-facing cloud-native systems on one of the major cloud providers using Kubernetes and Docker

  • Experience with Infrastructure as a code

  • Good knowledge and experience with computer networking, and SSL.

  • Experience in SLA/SLO definition and implementation monitoring SLI

  • Experience in setting up and maintaining monitoring for the company’s software

  • Experience in designing and developing microservices

  • Experience working with Linux based systems

  • Experience in software development for internal use (requirement gathering, designing, programming and maintenance) - preferred languages: python and golang

  • Experience in working in a team loosely following agile methodology

  • Ability to exchange requirements and align with non-SRE teams

  • Ability to communicate in English

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience building infrastructure using Terraform

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform

  • Experience in managing a team of SREs or Engineers

  • Experience in deploying and managing deep learning/ML-based solutions

  • Experience in handling GIS/Map data and services

  • Experience with python scripting and dependency management.

  • Ability to communicate in Japanese

  • Experience managing Argo workflows


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