Back-End Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley - Tokyo
  • 20 May 18 2018-05-20

Back-End Engineer

Fintech company seeking someone to join their growing IT team and be a part of their new technology drive


  • Building server side applications and architecture for fintech services, primarily using Java and Spring Boot
  • Implementing high speed, scalable applications utilising internal and external API's
  • Liaising with business users to understand the requirements, and turn them into practical, high quality code
  • Identifying potential improvements in current systems and processes, and working with senior staff to rectify them
  • Work closely with the front end developers to understand the full front-to-back build of applications

Required skills
  • 2+ years professional working experience in one OOP language e.g. Java, C, C++, Python, Ruby etc
  • Having experience and knowledge of UNIX and Linux environments
  • A strong interest in Fintech and a willingness to learn about new technologies

Preferred skills
  • Knowledge of financial services, especially asset management or securities, is a huge plus
  • Understanding and experience of cloud technologies
  • Experience working with a large codebase and large teams, including vendor teams

Personal Attributes
  • Open minded and creative, always thinking about the next new innovation

About our client

A Japanese Fintech company who are doing some exciting projects around financial services