Lead Developer (CF-33946285)

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: competitive
Job Type: Contract
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Our client is a multinational financial services company who focus on providing primarily wholesale and investment management services and products. They are now looking to hire a Lead Developer due to expansion and growth within the team.

The role provides a great opportunity for someone new to the financial sector to learn about the industry as well as offering a wide variety of tasks varying from development / enhancements to working closely with business users and teams across the globe.


  • Work with global teams to build, integrate & support new and existing global enterprise solutions
  • Build rapid prototypes to support business-driven data initiatives
  • Understand application requirements
  • Manage, coach, and train a team of developers to deliver technical solutions that meet business requirements.

Essential skills

  • Experience in dealing with internal stakeholders
  • 6+ years of Java development experience including recent hands-on Core Java (v.8 or later)
  • 3+ years as development lead
  • Experience building/maintaining data lakes and/or big data based platforms
  • Proficient in writing complex SQL
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix command line and shell scripting

Language skills

  • Fluent English
  • Japanese language not required but would be a big advantage.

If you are interested in this position, click "Apply for this job" below or get in touch with Kar Hu at +81 (0) 3 4520 4979 for more details.

SThree Japan is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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