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LINE Corporation is developing an extremely diverse range of businesses, including advertising, finance, AI, and entertainment/content-related services, centered on LINE, a communication application used by 92 million people per month in Japan.
The communication application LINE has more than 176 million monthly active users in four major countries (Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, and Indonesia).
LINE has become an essential social infrastructure for many people.
Currently, LINE operates a large-scale infrastructure with approximately 70,000 physical servers and user traffic in excess of 3 Tbps, and with the exception of CDN and some services, almost all services are built and operated on-premise. We build/maintain/manage our own infrastructure.
At this event, we will introduce the roles and actual work of the team of cloud platform engineers who support LINE's large-scale infrastructure.
Verda is the largest OpenStack-based private cloud in the world with 99,000 VMs, 45,000 Baremetal and over 7,600 hypervisors.
We will discuss our usual working style, current issues and initiatives with case studies.
If you are considering a career change, or even if you are not looking to change jobs right away, please join us as part of the information gathering process!
LINE's Cloud Platform Engineers belong to the following teams
■Verda Network Development Team
Responsible for the development and operation of both the control plane and data plane related to the network portion of the "Verda" private cloud infrastructure.
・Software Engineer / Network Infrastructure / Private Cloud Platform
・Senior Software Engineer / Network Infrastructure / Private Cloud Platform
■Verda Reliability Engineering Team
Responsible for SRE activities for Verda Platform
・Site Reliability Engineer（SRE） / Platform-wide solution / Private Cloud Platform
・Site Reliability Engineer（SRE） / Infra resource management / Private Cloud Platform
■Verda Platform Development I Team
Responsible for Verda Platform development using OpenStack
・Senior Software Engineer / IaaS platform / Private Cloud Platform
・Software Engineer / IaaS platform / Private Cloud Platform
・Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) / IaaS platform / Private Cloud Platform
■Verda Platform Development K Team
Responsible for Verda Platform development using Kubernetes
・Software Engineer / Cloud Native Platform / Private Cloud Platform
■Verda Product Management Team (LINE Plus)
Responsible for managing Verda Cloud products
・Product Manager / Private Cloud Platform
【Date & Time】2022/09/29 (Thursday) 19:00〜21:10 （You can enter the room from 18:50.）
【Delivery Method】To be delivered via videoconferencing tool (Zoom Webinar)
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※You can enter and leave during the event.
|19:00-19:10||Introduction of LINE's company, systems and benefits||Recruiter|
|19:10-19:15||Introduction of LINE's Infrastructure Organization (ITSC)||Hirofumi Ichihara|
|19:15-19:30||Introduction of Verda Office / About Verda Network Development Team||Hirofumi Ichihara|
|19:30-19:40||About Verda Reliability Engineering Team||Hideki Yamada|
|19:50-20:00||About Verda Platform Development I Team||Wang Xiang|
|20:00-20:10||About Verda Platform Development K Team||Pickel Christopher|
|20:10-20:20||About Verda Product Management Team||Chung Jin Hong|
|20:30-20:35||Information on how to apply||Recruiter|
※The timetable is subject to change slightly before the day of the event.
※This event will be held in Japanese and English. Japanese-English interpreter will be present. Please select either Japanese or English after entering the zoom room.
※The start time of each session may change depending on the progress of the event. Please understand this in advance.
Requests to participants in advance
・Please make sure in an environment with a good Internet connection.
・Those who sign up for this event will receive a message with the URL to watch the day's event (and the URL for the post-participation survey).
・You can enter the room around 18:50.
・If you have a question, please text it in the 「Q&A」 section during the session. At the end of the session, the speaker will read your question and answer it.
・After participating, please cooperate in filling out the questionnaire.
Introduction of Speakers
Verda Network Development Team / Manger
After conducting research and development of configuration abstraction and automation of SDN controllers and network devices at a telecommunications company laboratory, he joined his current position at LINE Corporation in 2018.
Engaged in the development of virtual network technology for data center networks, and developed a private cloud infrastructure using SRv6 (IPv6 Segment Routing).
Currently, as manager of the network development team, he is responsible for the overall network development and operations related to the private cloud.
Verda Reliability Engineering Team / Manager
He was involved in research and development related to virtualization and cloud computing at a major telecommunications company's research lab and participated in the development of OSS such as OpenStack/Ryu/Sheepdog.
He joined LINE in August 2019 with a desire to be involved in large-scale, real-world infrastructure used in real businesses.
Currently, in the SRE team of Verda, LINE's private cloud, he is in charge of Hypervisor monitoring, specification standardization, and automation of various tasks.
Verda Platform Development I Team
Prior to Line, Xiang spent 5 years in the R&D department of a multinational technology corporation in Canada,
focusing on researching and developing software technologies in the system software (compiler) domain.
Seeking new challenges, Xiang joined Line Corp. in April 2022 in Tokyo as an infrastructure engineer, responsible for building and operating Line’s private cloud platform “Verda” using OpenStack.
Verda Kubernetes Platform Team / Manager
He is a developer and manager on Verda’s Kubernetes Platform team, which automates provisioning and management of Kubernetes clusters for server-side and machine-learning developers at LINE.
Prior to LINE, Chris worked for Google New York, Google Germany, and a Japanese middle school
Chung Jin Hong
Verda Product Management Team
Jinhong started off as a pre-sales consultant for a Kubernetes-based solutions company, and eventually transitioned to a product management role.
Jinhong joined the Verda Product Management team on December 2021, becoming responsible for Kubernetes and Cloud Native products on Verda, LINE’s private cloud.
・This event is intended for those interested in working as our employees.
・We reserve the right to cancel your application at our discretion. We appreciate your understanding.
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