IT Technical Architect - Financial Services Firm

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥13000000.00 - ¥16000000.00 per annum
Specialization: テクノロジー・デジタル・通信
Sub-specialization アーキテクト
お問合せ Kentaro Matsuo
参照 JO-2006-443487
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[Company Description]
Global Financial Services Firm

Do you want to play a vital part in the design of our current and future banking technology? Do you have proven ability to design, develop and deploy complex platforms and applications?
We're looking for an IT technical architect to:

  • Design software aligned to business and IT requirements, transferring business problems into technical solutions
  • Work with other technical disciplines to harmonize requirements, ensuring the end solution is fit for purpose
  • Guide implementation teams to successful delivery
  • Make sure technical solutions are integrated into our heterogeneous and highly automated infrastructure
  • Collaborate on agile framework, problem analysis, proof-of-concepts, pilots, system risk management, quality gate and control
  • Partner with cross-locations teams to enable and drive deployment of F2B (front-to-back) Securities / Investment Management capabilities
  • Drive software vendors to integrate vendor applications into the bank's various standard platform such as 2FA (two factor authentication)
  • Understanding infrastructure topology of location and ensuring applications conform to the topology

<Your team>
You'll be working in the Application Development team based in our Tokyo office. Our team makes sure that as a business we get the most out of our technology investment by collaborating with colleagues, delivering on projects and outlining the technical roadmap using our combined knowledge. As an IT technical architect, you'll play an important role in making sure we achieve both business and technology objectives.


  • Ideally worked as a software designer and software architect for 10 or more years within the finance sector
  • Proven delivery of Client Server Distributed Architecture IT solutions
  • Successful management of complex and diverse tasks, while meeting key objectives and timelines
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (technical school) in computer science or engineering, TOGAF certified desirable
  • Knowledge of traditional languages, such as Java or other object oriented language, and Perl and other scripting language, new languages like Vue.js is advantageous but not critical
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems such as Linux, Unix and Windows
  • Knowledge of RDBMS - writing effective SQL queries and understanding DB performance and turning.
  • Fluent in Japanese and English to support local and global stakeholders (written, reading and oral)
  • A strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies
  • Experience in cloud delivery is advantageous
  • A strong teamwork ethic
  • Understanding of Scrum framework and experience as Scrum Master is a plus

[Employment Type]
Full time

※Experiences and skills will be considered


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