Experienced AWS Engineer at Scoville (Shibuya City, Japan)

Experienced AWS Engineer at Scoville (Shibuya City, Japan)

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Location: Shibuya City, Japan
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-01-02 05:01:28

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Job Summary

We are hiring an experienced AWS Engineer to improve our Cloud based AI services. We focus on developing new products in the field of video processing (lots of video feeds) and we are looking to expand our AWS team to help us bring these new products to market.

Our business originated in the field of human resources and we have created various web services for that sector. Now we're rapidly growing and creating new businesses in several industries, so we're looking for engineers who can help us accelerate creation of new products together.

Basic Qualifications

  • English language proficiency 

    • No Japanese required

  • Hold a degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 3+ years recent commercial programming with a strong emphasis towards delivering AWS solutions

  • Expert understanding of a wide variety of AWS services, how to design and architect AWS based SaaS using the most relevant AWS technologies.

  • Strong understanding of AWS services selection and the trade-offs between each - including cost considerations.

  • Prior experience using many of the following: ELB, EKS, CloudFormation, S3, EC2, SQS, Route53, API Gateway, AWS Lambda, RDS, DocumentDB, DynamoDB, Glue, Athena, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Cognito, KMS, ElastiSearch, Kibana, SageMaker

  • Good full-stack developer experience, ideally worked with scripting languages such as python, javascript, node.js, and other technologies eg. relational databases, no-sql databases

  • Must have demonstrable experience scaling AI on the Cloud (preferably AWS), preferably as an “AI as a Service” offering


  • Experience with Cloud deployment frameworks like Terraform and Serverless are a strong plus

  • Experience with AI inference optimisation in the cloud

  • Experience working with video streams (e.g. RTMP, HLS, WebRTC) and video files

  • Japanese language proficiency


  • Day to day activities could include:

    • Delivering Cloud based software as a service

    • It’s a hands-on technical role with the experience to advise on technology adoption, and selection as it pertains to AWS and Cloud solutions. It’s not a project management role although mentoring is encouraged.

    • Influence and guide the direction of the cloud-based solutions and ramp up the rest of the team’s cloud knowledge

Team Culture

  • Everyone is valuable in the company.

  • Big ideal: We have the goal of becoming a truly global company: currently the entire engineering department uses English as the official language, with the goal being for English to become the company language in future.

  • Flat and Open: No out-dated seniority system, a title is just a role, what is said is important, not who says what.

  • Innovation: Thinking outside of the box, many opportunities to learn/try fast.

  • Flexibility: Work hours are flexible, and remote work is allowed so long as it doesn't detrimentally affect your teammates.