Plans and leads deployment of applications, associated tools and best practices with an initial focus on Containers platform by SWARM and K8S, and CI/CD by Atlassian tool stacks and Azure DevOps. Provides technical leadership and design, development, implementation and consulting to the organization to improve end-to-end delivery speed. Responsible to plan, lead, document and integrate complex tool software and features strategies and solutions with related technical groups. Conducts complex problem prevention, resolution and integration planning.
For straightforward problems, designs solutions including security, availability and performance
Plans and executes broad resolutions to recurring problems and regulatory changes
Troubleshoots issues after escalation on within technical area of responsibilities
Handles moderately complex communication with technical and business partners outside engineering group
Function tests new solutions and tool releases and fixes, including compatibility testing and documentation of steps and issues.
Performs advanced tests and documents best practices, including plans upgrade and path deployments
Partners with application development, operations and customers to identify needs, opportunities and solutions, for example using advanced features
Acts as a point of contact for global teams to ensure local and global best practice align
Establishes and updates local standards and best practice within own technical area
Partners with application development and security teams to modernize policies, rules and processes
Requirements (Experience, Skills, Education)
TYPICAL EXPERIENCE AND KEY COMPETENCIES
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and 10 or more years work experience in IT.
6 years or more experience within content management as a developer, administrator, engineer, consultant or a middleware technologist in WebSphere, Containers and Bamboo
Communicates effectively within the engineering team and with other technical and business teams
Has the motivation and ability to carry out complex problem-solving to resolution.
Has the aptitude for planning, implementing and debugging software and related tools
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Japanese.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management.
Highly motivated to learn new technologies and evaluate its application in MetLife Japan.
Well organized and able to work independently with minimal direction.
Ability to work simultaneously on multiple large, complex projects in a team setting as a facilitator and team member.
Must have certification or equivalent experience on designing, building, configuring and managing Container platform and CI/CD platform
Docker Swarm and DTR
Azure kubernetes service
Bamboo, Bitbucket, Artifactory,
Must have hands on experience with designing, building, configuring, integrating and managing key components of fully automated tool stack
Version control software (e.g. Bitbucket)
Binary Repositories (e.g. Artifactory)
CICD (e.g. Bamboo)
Testing (e.g. jUnit)
Must have experience designing, building, configuring and managing Apache and other opensource based middleware