WeWork is hiring a

Senior Lead, Site Reliability Engineer

Site Reliability Engineer

About This Role

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Site Reliability Engineer who thrives in small, focused and highly collaborative teams. As a member of the Engineering team, your peers will develop the next generation of prop-tech in Japan, while your role will be to ensure the stability and availability of these services for our members. Strong communication skills and a desire for excellence are a must. Exceptional problem-solving skills, creative thinking and adeptly handling ambiguity are all skills that we value.

You will be working with a diverse team of passionate and motivated engineers. In our Tokyo office, there are many mission-based cross-functional teams that are driven by well-defined success metrics. We’re a passionate group who values teamwork, getting things done and having fun together. If this describes where you want to work, you’ll fit right into our team.

Technical Requirements

  • Proven, hands-on experience architecting and supporting complex AWS infrastructures

  • Expert knowledge of the AWS platform, including EC2, RDS, S3, ElastiCache, Elastic Beanstalk, Route 53 and Lambda

  • Strong experience with Docker and deploying containerized applications

  • Experience with developing CI/CD solutions for large organizations

  • Ability to analyze and improve efficiency, reliability, and scalability of the platform

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Ruby or similar

  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Go, Java, C++ or similar.

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

Non-technical requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Fluent in English

  • Japanese language abilities a plus


  • You want to work in a small, agile team and like jumping in to help wherever you can.

  • You enjoy mentoring as well as learning from your peers.

  • You own the uptime and you are driven to keep our services online as they scale.

  • You thrive in a fast-moving, collaborative environment where teamwork and delivery are primary values.

  • You are flexible and curious, as we often deal with new and unfamiliar infrastructure components.

  • You get a lot of personal satisfaction from keeping the work that other engineers develop online and available for use by many members across Japan.