Current Opening in Sahara Systems Japan

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AVAYA PBX Engineer

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tokyo Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Daily Conversation
Minimum Japanese Level: Daily Conversation

Required Skills:
• Intensive knowledge and experience in Avaya 8700 and Call Manager version 3
• Good English or Japanese Skills
• At least 3+ years total experience in Avaya PBX.
• Must have possess excellent troubleshooting skills

Job Description:
We are looking for experienced Avaya PBX (Avaya 8700 and Call Manager version 3) engineers to support our client, a multinational finance company. You will be supporting all phases of the operation: Designing, installation, configuration, troubleshooting. A high grade of knowledge and hands on experience Avaya, particularly in the above model/version, is required.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

Backup Operator (Legato)

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Okinawa Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Business Level

Required Skills:
Technical Competencies:
• Demonstrate a thorough technical understanding of the platform and environment.
• React to service outages.
• Ensure that issues are resolved or escalated appropriately.
• Monitoring production environment.
• Utilize tools and processes to support the environment.
• Display a flexible attitude to work· Ability to time manage and multi task.

Communication Skills:
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Possess effective written communication skills.

Experience:
• 3+ years experience in supporting Wintel & Unix infrastructure services covering the following areas including but not limited to or focused on except where “requirement” is stated:
- Business Application servers.
- Distributed Services.
- Network Storage.
- Database Servers.
- Scripting (Perl, VB, Java are beneficial).
• 1+ years Backup Infrastructure Support (*Requirement).
• Some Vendor / Platform Certified Training - Legato , Veritas, A+, MCSE, CCNA, Linux Certs etc.

Job Description:
We are looking to hire as soon as possible a backup operator with operational knowledge of Legato. Candidates must be available immediately. This will be a contractual position for 6 months. However, the candidate may be considered for permanent position depending on performance.

The requirements and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

System Administration for Unix Infrastructure and Wintel Infrastructure as required:
- Vulnerability patch deployment and management.
- Communication with Global teams - Engineering and SA Teams.
- Monitoring and capacity planning; Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual checks and report.
- Change processing, testing and role out scheduling for changes to the environment.
- Communications with business units via the appropriate channels provided by client.
- Vendor Interaction.
- Maintain support levels to meet the turn around time as agreed to within the Service Level Agreements.
- Perform Business as Usual Tasks involving trouble shooting and administration for Backup Infrastructure.
- Contribution to the Process Control Manual and associated documents to maintain relevance.
- Test, build, and deploy new Backup Infrastructure and Server builds as needed.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

Datacenter Operation Manager

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Kanagawa Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Fluent
Minimum Japanese Level: Fluent

Required Skills:
• PC Skills:Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project) Excellent Excel skills (pivot tables, graphs, formulas).
• Knowledge of Windows and Unix server operating systems, firewalls, networking equipment (Cisco, F5) and other telecommunications equipment.
• Knowledge of Data center operations. Familiar data center infrastructure (e.g. racks, cabinets and cabling).
• Experience writing documentation (in English). Being able to write down processes and procedures by collecting information from several sources and by hearing.
• Complex problem solving capability.
• Good people skills. Ability to work effectively with other departments and utilize a team approach to accomplishing goals.
• Strong organizational and administration skills.
• Experience of working in a high paced environment able to meet tight deadlines.
• Self-starter: motivated and innovative.
• Work Experience:Data Center work experience and working in a bilingual environment.

Job Description:
We are looking for a bilingual datacenter operation manager. The candidate must have previous team leader experience in DC operations, preferably at a finance related company.

Position Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- To provide detailed reports and status update of work in progress.
- Receiving shipments for installations into data centers.
- Cataloguing equipment prior to installation.
- Physical installation of equipment in data center space identified by the site manager.
- Network patching as directed by the site manager.
- Troubleshooting of hardware (as identified by SA staff).
- Hardware replacement (as directed by SA staff).
- Data center local environmental monitoring.
- Uninstalling and arranging for disposal of EOL or retired equipment.
- Monitoring all onsite vendor activity.
- Identification of facility-related issues.
- Must be willing to be on call 24x7, work on shifts (including weekends) and provide support for emergencies.
- Some travel (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Osaka) may be required.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

ESM Log Reviewer

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Okinawa Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Fluent

Required Skills:
Technical Competencies:
• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the platform, environment and content of the Log output.
• Monitor production environment for unauthorized changes to systems.
• Ensure that Log Issues are resolved or escalated appropriately.
• Utilize tools and processes to support the environment.
• Display a flexible attitude to work.
• Ability to time manage and multi-taskCommunication Skills.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Possess effective written communication skills Experience.
• 1 year experience in Wintel & Unix infrastructure services.
• Scripting (Perl, VB, Java are beneficial).
• Some Vendor / Platform Certified Training considered a plus - HP Open View, Tivoli, HP/Compaq Insight Manager, BMC, A+, MCSE, Solaris, CCNA, Linux Certs etc.

Job Description:
The requirements and responsibilities for all aspects of the Monitoring. Operations ESM Log Reviewer Role include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Some experience of System Administration for Unix Infrastructure and Wintel Infrastructure.
- Communication with Global teams - SA Teams mainly.
- Monitoring changes within the environment for unauthorized activity.
- Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual checks and reporting.
- Maintain support levels to meet the turn around time as agreed to within the Service Level Agreements.
- Perform Business as Usual Tasks involving administration for ESM logs.
- Contribution to the Process Control Manual and associated documents to maintain relevance.
- Test new ESM System Architecture as required within the area of Log Review.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

Network Engineer

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tokyo Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Daily Conversation
Minimum Japanese Level: Fluent

Required Skills:
• Required Cisco internetworking experience:
- CCNA or CCNP preferred. At least 2 years in Cisco network experience may be considered in lieu of certification.
- Desirable but not required: large multinational enterprise experience working in a team of engineers.
- Must have broad experience and good understanding of internetworking fundamentals.
• Desirable but not required - Checkpoint policy administration experience PIX administration.
• Strongly desirable language skills
Good speaking, reading, and writing skills in English and Japanese are a plus.

Job Description:
We are looking for a bilingual network engineers who can perform the following tasks & responsibilities:
- Design and propose network systems to clients
- Work with the network team to support the operations and deployment of switches, routers, firewalls, and/or VOIP system.
- Projects include replacement of end of life hardware
- Documentation and drawing updates, reporting of metrics and KPI, troubleshooting.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

Messaging Operations Manager

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Okinawa Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Fluent

Required Skills:
• Strong understanding of Operational Environment, concepts and management of change.
• Project Scheduling and Team Management skills.
• Understanding of Financials and Budgets for the environment.
• Ability for Documentation and presentation of information to technical and non-technical audiences.
• Foresight of issues and escalation to appropriate teams.
• Staff Management and delegation, and follow through to closure.
• Degree related to Management and/or field experience.
• People & Team Management Training.
• Some Vendor / Platform Certified Training - MCP, MSCA, MCSE, CCNA ---Solid background in Operations of critical platforms preferably some experience in Messaging.
• Project Management Knowledge - PMP or similar.

Job Description:
- Provide a management face to the global messaging environment, as well as in region to both TI and Business.
- Team activity scheduling, task assignments and tracking.
- Staff Interview & Hiring and team management, including team reviews.
- Change Management Scheduling.
- Communication with Global teams - Engineering and MASI Teams.
- Regular reporting tasks as required by Management.
- Change certification and Management for the Entire environment.
- Understanding the overall changes and overall impact.
- Business interface with relation to projects and meetings.
- Service Level Monitoring and reporting, and adjustments as and where needed.
- Management of documentation reviews and updates.
- Compliance Monitoring and provision of Evidencing to meet Risk Control Assessment requirements.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

Sales and Marketing

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tokyo Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level: Native

Required Skills:
• At least 3 years sales and marketing experience in the IT industry in Japan.
• Native Japanese speaker and fluent English skills.
• Must be self starting and self motivated.
• Must have either a technical background or technically inclined enough to understand client requirements.
• Must be familiar with MS Office applications, in particular, good presentations skills with PowerPoint is required.
• IT related project management experience a plus.

Job Description:
We are looking for sales and marketing staff to help continue our company’s expansion in both the foreign and Japanese IT market. The candidate should have experience in marketing IT services to both foreign and Japanese companies. The succesful candidate is expected to develop relations with new clients aside from managing present accounts.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

SUN Hardware Support

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Kanagawa Prefecture

Required Skills:
• Must have hands on experience in SUN hardware support, including in high-end servers such as SF15K and SF25K.
• Hands on experience in EMC/Legato Symmetrix a plus.
• Experience on SUN Microsystems such as SF15K and SF25K
• EMC/LEGATO SYMMETRIX a plus

Job Description:

SUN hardware support engineer with 3+ years experience, preferably at a financial company. You will have the chance to work in an international environment and handle mid size to large servers.

Responsibilities include but not limited:
- Installation, decommission, movement of servers.
- Hardware upgrades.
- Network configuration (cable patching).
- Troubleshooting.
- Documentation/inventory.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.

UNIX System Administrator

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tokyo Prefecture
Minimum English Level: Fluent

Required Skills:
• Solaris versions up to and including 9 (2.5.1, 2.6, 7, 8).
• Linux (preferably Red Hat Enterprise Server), -AIX and HP/UX knowledge a plus.
• Veritas Volume Manager.
• Solstice Disk Suite (Online Disk Suite).
• SAN (EMC) and NAS (NetApp).
• Veritas Cluster (administered via command-line tools).
• Sun Cluster 2 and 3.
• DNS, NIS, NIS+, and LDAP.
• Scripting knowledge.

Job Description:
We are looking for UNIX (Solaris) System Administrators to work onsite at one our clients who are multinational finance companies.The candidate should have at least 5 years of relevant experience and good communication skills.

Ongoing responsibilities:
- Provide engineering solutions for disaster recovery of SAN & NAS based systems and applications.
- Perform Backend support.
- Managing packages and patches.
- Work with developers helping them to understand about centralized storage solutions.
- Perform Hardware monitoring and maintenance.
- Managing User Accounts and Groups, tools, customizing a User’s Work Environment.
- Managing Client-Server Support, Diskless Client Management.
- Managing Disks, Mounting, monitoring.
- Shutting down and Booting System, tasks and processes.
- Managing Services, Run Control Scripts.
- IP Services, Network Services, Naming and Directory Services.

For more details on this position, please write to us with your latest (MS Word) CV.