Site Reliability Engineer

Nov 24, 2022

Back to careers page

Job Overview

dotData is hiring a high-caliber Site Reliability Engineer (SRE). In this role, you will help architect, modify, improve, and support the platform running user-facing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Managed service offerings on top of various dotData products.

Using your expertise in SRE principles of automation and continuous improvement, you will help create an environment where availability, reliability, and security are threaded through the entire application life cycle. As a SRE, you will write new software as required to automate the building, testing, deployment, promotion, monitoring, alerting, and maintenance of dotData products on both our cloud sites and customer cloud sites.

Things You Will do

  • Build and architect systems for managing clusters deployed on multiple cloud providers and regions securely and efficiently. 
  • Develop systems, primarily in Python, to automate deployments and prevent outages through automatic scanning and remediation.
  • Investigate system performance, errors, and problems for incident response.
  • Provide architectural guidance and recommendations about dotData product deployments for customers who deploy products on their sites.
  • Work with internal teams to create solutions designed to meet customer expectations.

Job Requirements


  • Experience with build and architect systems on Amazon Web Services,  Microsoft Azure, or both 
  • Familiar with DevOps toolsets such as Terraform, Ansible, and CI/CD tools etc,
  • Experience with Linux system administration and troubleshooting
  • Familiar with scripting languages (e.g., Python) and comfortable with developing deployment automation tools and their tests in at least one language
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to logically go about solving problems
  • Japanese communication skill

Nice to Haves

  • Operations experience with a production user-facing application
  • Experience with operating applications on top of Kubernetes or Hadoop
  • Experience with remote work in asynchronous ways
  • Excellent learner who loves trying out new things and thinks deeply about how things can be done better
  • English communication skill

What we’re offering

  • Direct impact on the product
  • Possibility to improve your skills in a very experienced and highly technical team
  • Powerful hardware, 2 monitors
  • Friendly atmosphere, no stress, no dress-code
  • Flexible working hours: we understand if you have to leave at 3pm or prefer to work in the evenings
  • Personal development budget for conferences, books, online training, etc.
  • Very comfortable office in the heart of Tokyo

Apply to dotData

Please complete the form below to apply for a position with us.
First Name
Last Name

About dotData

dotData is a Silicon Valley-based startup focused on full-cycle Machine Learning and Data Science automation. Our platform automates the entire process of building predictive models starting from raw business data through data and feature engineering to machine learning all the way to production. We have offices in the USA, Japan, and Poland. Fortune 500 organizations around the world use dotData to accelerate their ML and AI projects.

Unique to the dotData Platform is its AI-powered feature engineering, which eliminates the most time-consuming and labor- and skill-intensive aspects of the full data science process by discovering and evaluating millions of features derived from relational, transactional, temporal, geo-locational, or text data.

dotData stemmed from Dr. Ryohei Fujimaki’s experience in leading more than 100 data analysis consulting projects at NEC, across a variety of industries and for a variety of customers. Prior to founding dotData, he was the youngest research fellow ever appointed in the 119-year history of NEC, an honor given to only six individuals worldwide among NEC’s 1000+ researchers.

dotData is an Equal Opportunity Employer: we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.