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Job ID : 1401418 Date Updated : February 24th, 2024
English Only OK! Excellent WLB!

Data Modeler - Global Financial Firm

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Contract
Salary 10 million yen ~ 12 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Minimal Overtime

Job Description

Randstad Japan is partnered with with one of the largest Financial Service firms globally to help them identify highly-skilled Data Modelers with passion for Enterprise Architecture, Data Governance, and Management. Through this role you will have the opportunity to work in an international team of brilliant Architects, and Modelers and contribute to the development of the firm's data management platform, data governance framework, and big data future.

The successful candidate will be responsible for updating, expanding, of existing data models, as well creating new models for the company, and contribute to the data governance program of one of the largest financial ecosystems in Japan.

Even though our client is one of the largest financial groups in Japan and globally, they have adopted a flexible WFH style, following the new standards. You will be evaluated based on your outputs, and not based on how long you spend in the office.


  • Understand current database system with business operation demands and technical capability
  • Develop data models and related designs, from the data architecture concept, logical, to physical data models for application database
  • Develop, support, or review physical data model design
  • Provide technical documentations for knowledge transform, technical training, coaching for project stakeholders
  • Liaise with Key Stakeholders for critical decisions

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 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


  • (Enterprise) Data Modeling at different levels – conceptual, logical & physical
  • Experience using Data Modeling tools such as Erwin, PowerDesigner or the like
  • Work with Ops Stakeholders and Business SMEs to elicit requirements and document/communicate findings and deliverables
  • Data Profiling, Analysis and Classification according to sensitivity criteria
  • Experience with cloud collaboration tools such as Confluence, Jira, Miro
  • Ability (or at least inclination) to write SQL queries as well as do some Python coding if needed
  • Some knowledge on data platform architecture topics related to ODS / Data Marts, e.g. Data Mesh, Data Vault etc.
  • Some experience with Snowflake RDBMS


  • Data Governance Knowledge (about various Roles and Responsibilities such as Data Owner, Data Steward etc.)
  • Knowledge about Enterprise Architecture Frameworks, e.g. TOGAF
  • Data Warehousing Knowledge / Experience (ETL/ELT, Source-Target-Mapping, etc.)
  • Banking / Finance experience
  • Experience with Data Catalog / Enterprise Data Glossary tools such as Alation, Informatica Axon

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Contract
Salary 10 million yen ~ 12 million yen
Industry Securities

Job Category

  • IT, Web and Communication > Database Engineer, Architect
  • IT, Web and Communication > System Architect

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese