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Job Description

Manage all IT of international tech company, including IT Ops, Helpdesk Support and team management


  • Participate in and manage all facets of IT operations, including the Support Desk, IT infrastructure, and disaster recovery.
  • As a manager, decide the team's course of action. To optimize the team's success, you also offer the right directions while respecting the team autonomy.
  • Plan, execute, and assess IT initiatives to make sure they are in line with company goals and integrate systems and relevant standards across parts of the enterprise.
  • Act as a point of contact for other departments, identifying their IT requirements and needs.
  • Ensure that ongoing initiatives, projects, and technological systems are maintained.
  • Identify weak spots, the need for upgrades, and other areas where improvement is possible for corporate IT.
  • Manage the IT budget in an effective manner.
  • Provide support to users with various issues.

Required skills

  • Bachelor degree in quantitative field (e.g., computer science, engineering, economics, or similar).
  • Over 10 years of experience managing IT services and infrastructure.
  • Strong leadership ability and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and stakeholder management skills.
  • Great attention to detail, highly organized, and capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with platforms for managing mobile devices and applications (MDM and MAM).
  • Knowledge of client SSL VPNs or other solutions for remote access.
  • Knowledge of Identity Access Management (IAM) and Single-Sign-On (SSO) technologies.
  • Overall knowledge of information security.
  • Business level English or above, fluent Japanese or above (including spoken and written).
  • *Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Japan at the time of applying.

Preferred skills

  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Knowledge of ticketing tools such as Jira
  • Business level Japanese is welcome

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to create a positive team culture while team members are working remote most of the time

About our client
The company is one of Japan's fast-growing tech firms, that provide users with essential updates, blogs and news directly to their mobiles every day. It is an international team of people, spread out over their global offices.
This is a company where results matter. Many young people with a good track record have grown their careers to become team and even division managers, regardless of years of service. The company has a flat atmosphere, and communication is easy. They have big growth plans for the future!

*** Benefits ***
Stock Options available
Support for self study
Support for wellbeing
Lunch available at the office, cooked on-site by company chef
Coffee stand at the office (free of charge)
Full flexibility to work from home

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment