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IT Infrastructure Administrator


Tokyo, 13, JP

Company:  Goodyear

Location: JP - Tokyo   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Aika Mitai  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

About the Position:

This position will be a member of Goodyear Japan (NGY) IT team responsible for providing competitive IT technologies necessary to drive local business growth, and for ensuring stable business operation using IT technology. Among the team, this position covers professional and technical work related to NGY IT infrastructure including network, servers, end user computing and communication devices, and related services. This is a service supporting role primarily responsible for the daily operational tasks working closely with Global IT Infrastructure Services, local 3rd party vendors managing data center and network, and Security team to ensure compliant and secure operation at NGY. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure stable operation of IT infrastructure for business applications by maintaining local IT infrastructure and services up to date. The work includes 1) coordinating update/patch installations with local 3rd party vendors and global IT team, 2) purchase and hands-on replacement of end-of-life IT/network devices, 3) stand-by and test the updates on the ground, 4) trouble shooting of any incidents, 5) join meetings and report the status to IT manager and global/regional IT team, 6) maintain the latest information of NGY infrastructure for CI/CD lifecycle management, 7) ensure compliance to SOX and internal control requirements of Goodyear.  
  • Plan and maintain end user computing environment of NGY as secure and up to date.  Work together with Global IT Workplace Technology team and local IT temporary staff to manage EUC devices including laptop PCs, iPhone, Pocket Wi-Fi, multi-function printers, FAX, and voice communication devices at NGY offices and a Call Center outsourced to 3rd party. 
  • Lead and/or deliver local IT infrastructure related projects in work with stakeholders. Based on the NGY IT infrastructure roadmap, plan and conduct local IT projects/initiatives of IT infrastructure area. 
  • Participate global or regional projects related to infrastructure as a local country representative. Coordinate and perform necessary tasks on-site in work with local 3rd party vendors
  • Learn new idea and solutions and share the learnings with team and associates. Learn new things from various sources, share at NGY IT team meeting, and discuss possible adoption to NGY business. 


Job Requirements:

  • Graduate - Bachelor's degree in Computer Technology / Diploma in Information Technology related area
  • 3-5 years’ experience in infrastructure role with 2 years as a systems administrator in multinational company having a data center, local servers, storage, virtualization, replication, and backup/disaster recovery environments
  • Experience working at a multi-cultural environment in Japan 
  • Understanding of basic commercial business processes in Japan and the impacts of information technology to business users
  • Good knowledge in server, virtualization, network, multi-function printers, and voice communication 
  • Knowledge in Cloud and mobile applications including iOS
  • Experience in Microsoft 365 family
  • Great team player who can work independently with limited guidance and under pressure. Effective communicator who is open to share his/her learnings and thoughts. 
  • Business level oral and written communication skill in Japanese and in English 
  • ITIL, PMP, ITSM certification an advantage



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to


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