Solution Engineer
Solution Engineer
(SALE06_21 - Japan )

The job in a nutshell
As a Software Analyst you will work closely with the Support, Development and Professional Services Teams.
OX believe in hiring talent and training for skills. We think Support is a great step into a promising career. We are specifically looking for employees willing to learn quickly while delivering great support and service. The close cooperation between the Support department and the sales, services and development teams in the rest of the larger Open-Xchange organization, means growth opportunities abound inside and outside the team. In other words, this position is a great opportunity for your personal development.

The job in bullet points
  • Incident and Problem Management for customers' and OX' services
  • System diagnostics and analysis of large-scale customer platforms
  • Investigate and reproduce complex custom issues, test solutions, help implement fixes
  • Monitoring Service Level Agreements (SLAs) of Incident and Problem Tickets
  • Working along and within several ITIL process implementations
  • Managing technical relationship and communications with customers
  • Collaborate closely with Professional Services team in customer’s projects
  • Work closely with development, sales, and product management teams
  • Periodic 24/7 on-call duty for high-severity Incidents

Your background
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in system management, system administration or related position
  • In-depth knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Linux system such as Debian, RHEL, and SLES: command line interface, tuning, troubleshooting 
  • Scripting: bash, python
  • Knowledge of Linux networking: interfaces, TCP/IP tuning, packet capture and analysis, etc
  • Knowledge about typical open standard protocols and services like HTTP, DNS, IMAP, SMTP, SQL
  • Experience in operation and administration of Dovecot IMAP server or other email products is a bonus
  • Knowledge and experience with Cassandra database is a bonus
  • Knowledge of Containers and Kubernetes is a bonus
  • Understanding of complex setups in heterogeneous environments
  • Experience with mission critical systems 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Service oriented and entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Goal-oriented working style and high self-motivation
  • Team player and ability to communicate well amongst peers
  • Native level Japanese speaker with excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Good proficiency level in verbal and written communication in English

Our offer to you
  • Working on a modern cloud software in an international team
  • Wide scope to develop your own ideas and projects
  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home
  • The most current and jazzy equipment
  • A culture of open and frequent feedback 
  • Hackathons, Workshops and Team events
  • Continuous personal development & training
  • Flat hierarchies combined with an "Open Door" policy

Who we are
We are a hidden champion. When it comes to open source communication, office productivity and DNS-based security software and services, we are one of the leading players out there. Our 250+ employees around the globe are the reason, why our key products - OX Cloud, Dovecot, and PowerDNS - are used by more than 200 million people for their private and business communications via partners such as Deutsche Telekom, GoDaddy, Strato, Orange, Comcast, or For further questions, please contact Kerstin Florath via