Developer/Software Architect

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley - Tokyo
  • 21 Sep 18 2018-09-21

Developer/Software Architect

This global insurance company is seeking a senior developer well versed with API's to bolster their current capabilities.


  • Be held responsible for API and integration platforms for the business, including architecture and development using internal and vendor resources, as well as hands on development.
  • Understand the technology architecture from top to bottom in the firm, and propose solutions and designs.
  • Provide leadership to junior development staff on best-practice for building API platforms and gateways.
  • Work closely with senior leadership teams and other development teams onshore and off to build excellent services.
  • Ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of projects.

Required skills
  • Experience working in the following technical areas - Java, Microservices, JavaScript, Jenkins and Docker among others.
  • Proficiency in English and Japanese to communicate internally.
  • 5+ years building high tech solutions in the enterprise space.

Preferred skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the latest API specifications and platforms and experience applying these in the insurance industry would be an advantage in this role.

Personal Attributes
  • Outgoing and personable, able to hit the ground running and forge excellent working relationships quickly.

About our client

A foreign insurance firm with a strong, niche business in Japan.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.