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Senior Network Engineer, Tokyo

Created 09/14/2018
Reference JR-0014703
Category Building Design
Country Japan
City Tokyo
About the Role

WeWork is currently seeking a regional Senior Network Engineer who will oversee the development and deployment of IT, AV and Security technology within the region. Reporting to the regional Design Director, you will collaborate closely with project ICT Engineers and Operations Technicians to understand what is working, what is not working, and what regional modifications to product standards and deployment processes are needed for the region.This role is focussed on the development and deployment of technology solutions in the region, and will be paired with a regional Technology Services Director who will oversee operation and support of systems within the region.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
  • Report jointly to the Head of Engineering and regional Design Director
  • Act as prime regional stakeholder for Product Development team in development of global basis of design (BOD) standards to create regional branches, incorporating local sourcing of products/support, building methods and practises, and member expectations
  • Identify fresh and relevant technologies and in collaboration with the regional Technology Services Director, and ICT Director's from other regions to create new and exciting products, drive innovation and deliver experience to add value to the user experience.
  • Propose and negotiate with regional level equipment providers
  • Vet and onboard new consultants and integration contractors
  • Conduct strategic (non-project level) value engineering sessions with contractors to optimize value in the region, feeding back into BOD development
  • Develop and lead technology discipline product development initiatives at a regional level
  • Interface closely with the regional Technology Services Director to analyse and understand operational successes and failures, bringing this knowledge back to regional BOD development
  • Work with the regional Technology Services Director to develop the regional technology roadmap based on regional business and technical requirements. Provide input concerning technology developments, updated global standards, and CAPEX budgets into the regional investment plan for the technology roadmap.
  • Independently research potential paths to improving product via such means as efficiency studies, technological improvements, etc.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on low voltage technology products, systems, protocols, and standards in support of company product vision and development efforts

Qualifications:
  • Must have Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or Information Technology
  • 10+ Years in design and construction of low voltage infrastructure, structured cabling and coordination strategy with focus on telecommunications and / or audio visual design
  • Knowledge of estimating, construction methods, engineering, equipment and technology
  • Excellent organizational, supervisory, communication, collaboration and analytical skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Must be willing to travel and spend periods of time on-site
  • Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills
Employer WeWork

About Us

WeWork is the platform for creators, providing more than tens of thousands of members around the world with space, community and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life's work. Our mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living, and our own team members are central to that goal.

The WeWork team believes deeply in the power of “we” and in the movement we’re a part of. We challenge convention and achieve amazing things through dedication and collaboration. There is a contagious energy in our spaces as we work together toward accomplishing our goals.

Our hunger for building great spaces; empowering startups, freelancers, and small businesses; and connecting interesting people is far from being satisfied. We’re just getting started, and our journey gets increasingly exciting as more team members join the movement!

Below are the values that guide who we are and everything that we do. 

Inspired

We do what we love and are connected to something greater than ourselves.

Entrepreneurial

We are creators, leaders and self-starters. We try new things, we challenge convention, and we’re not afraid to fail.

Authentic

We are genuine to our brand, mission and values. We’re not perfect and we don’t pretend to be. We are, though, always honest and as transparent as we can be. 

Tenacious

We never settle. We get sh*t done and we get it done well. We’re persistent and knock down walls—literally if we have to.

Grateful

We are grateful for each other, our members, and to be part of this movement. We don’t take success for granted. We’re happy to be alive.

Together

We are in this together. This is a team effort. We always look out for one another. We value empathy; we know we’re all human, and know we can’t do any of this alone.

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