Senior Application Developer (Java, JavaScript, SQL)

Job Type
630,000 JPY per month
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


A global finance firm seeks a Senior Web Application Developer (Java, JavaScript, SQL) experienced in end-to-end development for a Global Markets Research project to reinvigorate, modernize & future proof the entire suite of research publications to ensure that clients have timely access to research using latest technologies, including Mobile Computing, Social Media and Cloud.

The successful candidate will be delivery focused, with solid skills in financial application design and development, for both front and back-end. Also having complex problem solving skills, innovative & adaptive, and high degree of collaboration and communication skills.

- Be a key contributor in building a state-of-the-art financial data repositories and maintenance tools, using latest technologies: Java, JavaScript (Angular, node.js), HTML5/CSS3, JSON & MySQL.
- Build, evolve and maintain a web-based UI that Research employees use to create, clear and publish sophisticated Research reports. The reports are subsequently uploaded to a Research publishing system, and distributed in e-mail, PDF, Text and HTML5 formats.
- Day to day support for Research Analysts who use the core internal platform.
- Contribute innovative ideas to solve complex business problems, and provide the capability to build solutions that are innovative, responsive and reliable.
- Incorporate methodologies to ensure that the system is fully fault-tolerant, resilient and consistent across geographic locations (Japan, AEJ, US & EMEA).
- Ensure high coding standards, and impeccable adherence to rules and requirements that are mandated to be incorporated into the new system.
- Participate in the full software development life cycle.
- Provide level 2 and 3 support whenever required.


-Java、JavaScript(Angular、node.js)、HTML5 / CSS3、JSON、MySQLなどの最新テクノロジーを使用して、最先端の財務データリポジトリとメンテナンスツールを構築する
- レポートはリサーチ発行システムにアップロードされ、電子メール、PDF、テキスト、およびHTML5形式で配布
- コア内部プラットフォームを使用するリサーチアナリストに対する日々のサポート
- 革新的なアイデアを提供して複雑なビジネス問題を解決し、革新的で応答性が高く信頼できるソリューションを構築する
- 方法論を組み込んで、システムが完全にフォールトトレラントで復元力があり、地理的な場所(日本、AEJ、米国、EMEA)全体で一貫していることを確認する

【会社概要 | Company Details】
Our client is a Japan-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. The company has over 90 years’ history and driven by over 28,000 employees worldwide.

【就業時間 | Working Hours】
8:40 ‐ 17:40(Mon ‐ Fri)

【休日休暇 | Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, etc.

【待遇・福利厚生 | Services / Benefits】
Social insurance, Transportation Fee, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.
各種社会保険完備(厚生年金保険、健康保険、労災保険、雇用保険)、 屋内原則禁煙(屋外に喫煙所あり)、 通勤交通費支給等

Required Skills

- Relevant experience
- Strong programming skill in: Java & JavaScript
- Experienced in developing user-friendly applications.
- Experience with creating backend REST services that query databases and provide data to downstream systems
- Knowledge of build, test and deployment automation tools.
- Relational database and SQL scripting skills: Querying, Debugging, Optimization.
- Familiarity with GitLab version control.
- Experience of working with documentation and ticketing systems: Confluence & JIRA.
- Understanding of the issues around creating, deploying, and supporting a client side application in production - Authentication, server connectivity, basic networking, logging, etc.


Preferred Skills

- Experience and/or familiarity with financial data management systems
- Experience with vector graphics manipulation: SVG, EMF
- Experience in generation of materials in PDF and HTML formats