Senior Technical Lead, Insurance Distribution & Marketing Systems

Location: Tokyo   Industry: FIN-Insurance   

English Ability: Business   Japanese Ability: Business   Position ID: 10581

Come and join a dynamic AppDev team to support and build a fresh, forward-thinking team, working on cutting edge technologies. With business needs changing rapidly, we are looking to transform the culture within the our organization by reducing the boundaries between business and technology. The team will work with distributed, scalable, cloud-based applications to rapidly build and deploy customer-centric applications.

Job Responsibilities:
As a Sr Tech Lead, you would be working on our newest endeavors on emerging set of technologies. Work seamlessly with business teams to rapidly create, deploy, monitor, and operate applications.

Incorporate Design Thinking principles and an ethnographic approach to transform customer experience.
Work with peer architects, product development, IT, and business operations members to understand environment and needs.
Rapidly innovate through design, build, and deployment of applications using cutting edge technology stack and evolving DevOps processes.
Implement continuous integration processes to support automated deployment, monitoring, management, and incident response to a cloud environment.
Use cutting edge practices in continuous integration, automation and test-driven development to improve efficiency as well as system availability.
Conduct code reviews as part of the workflow process to ensure proper test coverage, efficient software design and execution performance
Monitor & analyze application performance with the ELK stack and take action through code refactoring, query tuning, Capacity planning, etc.
Keep track of new technology trends and actively suggest new tools and technologies to support dynamic business needs.

Ability to understand and empathize with customer needs.
Ability to solve operational issues through engineering automated solutions.
An understanding and passion for developing highly secure and highly available systems.
Experience with cloud platforms, preferably Azure.
Excellent knowledge of Unix/Linux system and tools.
Experience building service-oriented solutions using MicroServices.
Experience with system monitoring/alerting tools, ie: Zabbix, Nagios, New Relic, Graphite, Splunk.
Experience in virtualization/container (KVM, VMWare, Docker, etc).
Familiarity with operations like backups, restoration, and access management.
Experience with release and configuration management (Subversion, Git).
Develop sustainable integrations with message-oriented middleware like RapidMQ
Familiarity in working with ELK stack

Skill sets and technologies:
JavaScript (ES2016/2017)
CSS (Flexbox)
One of JS frameworks: ReactJS, EmberJS or AngularJS
One of the scripting languages: Ruby or Python
Git or Subversion
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (Teamcity, Jenkins, etc)
Functional Languages one of (Elixir, F#, Scala, Closure, Haskell)
Cordova / PhoneGap
Native iOS or Android development
Apple push network API, Google cloud messaging API
One of CSS frameworks: SCSS / Less / CSS next / PostCSS
Experience of deploying applications on cloud environment like Azure (preferred) or AWS
Good to have experience integrating social media feeds (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook etc) by using REST APIs exposed by those platforms.
Good to have knowledge of cross browser testing tools like Cross Browser Testing.
Good to have knowledge of Elastic Search, Logstash and Kibana stack.

Educational Qualifications:
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering

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