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Job ID : 1309028 Date Updated : February 2nd, 2023
Visa support ・ Hybrid ・ No Japanese OK!

[JPN Resident Only] Senior Full-stack Software Engineer

Hiring Company Visual Alpha
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 9 million yen

Work Style

Casual Clothing Minimal Overtime Flex Time

Job Description

Join Visual Alpha to contribute in building the latest technologies to disrupt the investment management industry! We are currently hiring for a Senior Software Engineer to design and implement features on the cloud platform for our clients. 

- Implement back-end infrastructure components.
Design new web-services and ETL workflows.
- Create unit tests and integration tests to ensure quality.
- Translate complex client requirements into practical, cloud-scalable technical solutions.
- Typical time allocation: design 20%, implementation 80%

About Visual Alpha
Visual Alpha is a B2B fintech startup founded in late 2019 in Tokyo, and currently has about 15 people including board directors and advisers. The company is backed by many influential leaders in the finance industry, including many partners, CEOs and presidents of international firms. 

We provide an innovative SaaS data service to institutional investors and asset managers. We develop our full stack web applications using the latest JavaScript, PHP and big data technologies backed by AWS. 

Opportunities at Visual Alpha
- Be a part of a fast growing B2B fintech startup and contribute in innovation within investment management field
- Join a diverse international team of data science and investment experts
- Become one of the earliest members of a promising startup
- Experience first hand and play active role in the company's growth   
- You will become an expert in investment data analysis and investment reporting visualization

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English Only)
Minimum Japanese Level None
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Required Skills

  • Pragmatic experience with Agile development methodologies(Scrum, eXtreme Programming, etc) and iterative process improvements
  • Strong design, presentation, and collaboration skills; must be a strong team player
  • Good knowledge of NodeJS or desire to learn coupled with strong experience in one of C++, Python, PHP, or Rust
  • Capable in carrying out communication in English on fluent level or higher
  • A love of learning and proven experience in becoming a domain expert
  • Self-motivated, client-oriented thinking, ability to learn new technologies quickly

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of investment management (significant advantage)
  • Very strong background in merging datasets from various offline and online sources (ex: ETL systems, data lakes, etc)
  • Experience implementing various design patterns
  • Familiarity with xUnit design concepts and patterns
  • Experience creating web-services and/or ETL workflows
  • Conversational Japanese


NodeJS, React, PHP (Laravel), Mysql, GraphQL, Restful API, AWS, Docker, CircleCI, Git, xUnit

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
  • Hanzomon Line, Aoyama Itchome Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 9 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.

Job Category

  • IT & Telecommunications > System Architecture
  • IT & Telecommunications > Software Development
  • IT & Telecommunications > Web Development
  • Banking & Finance > Funds Management / Hedge Funds
  • IT & Telecommunications > Other IT & Telecommunications
Hiring Company Information

Visual Alpha K.K.

[JPN Resident Only] Senior Full-stack Software Engineer Job Information | Work in Japan · Jobs with International Companies · Jobs that Use English · CareerCross

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Non-Japanese

Company Description

Spot Asset Risks and Opportunities with Ease

Switch from time-consuming spreadsheets to smarter investment management tools with Visual Alpha

Visual Alpha was built by a team of specialists in institutional investment, global asset management, data science and artificial intelligence, with extensive experience and knowledge of the asset management industry. The team works with industry participants, regulators and government agencies in order to use fintech to revolutionize investment efficiency.


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