Looking For IT Manager, Tokyo Based

Our client

Our client is a leading Global corporate in the Entertainment Content industry. They are looking for an experienced Information System Manager to join their Information Technology Team in Japan

Working as part of the management team within the Media & Technology Services Asia team, the role is to ensure that company remains at the forefront of technology, systems innovation and efficiency in its operations. Working closely with all parts of the business and the global technology partners to ensure systems and processes are efficient, continue to align with the business needs and changing media landscape.

Minimum 6 years of hands on technical experience with at least 2 years at managerial level.
Experience in media industry is preferred.
Degree in Engineering/ Computer Science or related discipline.
PMP/ Agile Project Management Certification, Microsoft certifications and Cisco certifications are preferred, ITIL Foundation certification is required.
Desired experience in WAN, Cluster Servers, Online & Offline storage, Production Media NAS/SAN, VMWare
Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2, Windows 7, MAC O/S and troubleshooting, Exchange/Office365, Microsoft Active Directory
Good understanding of networking concepts and principles
Familiar with vendor & contract management and negotiation
Has experience working in a Data Centre environment
Project/Capex & Operation/Opex budgeting, financial tracking and reporting skills
Fluent in Japanese and English to communicate effectively with local staff and overseas counterparts.
Creative, with effective problem solving and strong analytic and assessment skills.
Ability to multi-task and manage priorities, drive change and influence others.
Superior internal customer service, team facilitation skills.

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