Distributed Systems Engineer / Observability Infrastructure

2020.03.13 Japan

■Job Introduction

<Team Introduction>
LINE provides a messaging service to hundreds of millions of the users in the world-wide, which means that we have large-scale systems with high availability requirement. Observability Infrastructure team at LINE is the team behind the monitoring infrastructure which helps LINE engineers to maintain the availability of those systems. You will be part of the team that builds metrics, log and trace data pipeline which serves hundreds of millions of data points and events per minute, as well as visualization system which helps other engineers to easily troubleshoot their application.

<What you'll do>
- You will be responsible for developing a reliable infrastructure that scales orders of magnitude.
- You will write reliable, scalable code for our in-house distributed timeseries database
- Collaborate with other engineers over LINE to design new feature of our observability stack
- Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality, including Open-Source projects

- Strong computer science fundamentals and are passionate about scale, quality, and performance
- Experience to operate, introduce middleware open source software to production at scale (ex: ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Kafka..)
- Experience building high-availability system
- Experience with Linux base system programming
- Proficiency in JVM base language (Java, Kotlin, Scala..) or Golang
- Growth mindset and a desire to learn, teach, and improve skills

■Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with development of real-world large scale distributed system as well as know about failure model
- Experience with system development which use concensus algorithms like Raft or Paxos

Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
Shinjuku Office /JR SHINJUKU MIRAINA TOWER 23rd FL.,4-1-6 Shinjuku,Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo,160-0022

■Working hours
One of the followings will be applied: Discretionary labor system for professional work (Employee is deemed to have worked for 9.5 hours a day, regardless of the actual number of hours worked), Flex-time system (core time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm) or 10:00 am–6:30 pm(actual working hours 7 hr 30 min)
*To be determined after the interview process

Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), national holidays, paid leave, New Year’s holiday, congratulatory and condolence leave, "Refreshment" leave (every 5 years, employees who have been employed under a continuous contract are entitled to 10 days of paid leave)

Annual salary system (To be determined based on skills, experiences and abilities after discussions)
- Annual compensation will be divided into 12 months and paid on a monthly basis.
- Separate incentives available (*1)
- Compensation revision: twice a year
- Allowances: commuting allowance, LINE Pay Card Benefit Plan (*2)
(*1) In addition to your annual compensation, you may receive incentives (twice a year) depending on the company's and individual performance and evaluation on your performance. (Incentives are not guaranteed to be provided. An incentive payment will only be paid if you remain employed as of the payment date.
(*2) This is an allowance separate from the salary meant for employees to use for their health, personal development, support for raising the next generation, and more.

Employment insurance, workers accident compensation insurance, health insurance, employees pension insurance

- Periodic health checkup
- Company events and others

Details to be shared during interviews.