Digital Engineering Director - Insurance Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥15000000.00 - ¥19000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Technology & Digital, Telecommunication,
Sub Specialization: CTO/CIO/IT Director,
Contact: Arshad Azad
Reference: JO-2206-471831

・Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
・Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

☑Foreign business ☑English language required ☑Japanese language required ☑Hybrid (On-site x Remote)

Digital Engineering Director

[Company Description]
Global Insurance Company


  • Analyze & understand application landscape of the each business capability and assess their fitment to cloud by penning down the anti-patterns and potential challenges
  • Plan for each application transformation and help app owners agree on the decision to rehost, re-platform, rewrite or retain
  • Govern and review project solutions and ensure that they meet the future landscape and inline with IT Strategy
  • Work closely with App owners, Analysts and Architects in aligning with the Global Platform Reference Architecture
  • Coordinate and collaborate with our Global/local stakeholders and global/local engineers
  • Key KPIs are no. of apps/capabilities modernized or re-platformed
  • Supporting documentation and paperwork related to financial institution processes

Key Traits:

  1. Strong Stakeholder management including CxO
  2. Cross collaboration between multiple Platform teams, Infra Teams and Ops teams and establishing yourself
  3. Right representation of the strategy to right audience both orally and visually
  4. Disciplined and strong governance on strategic alignment but at the same time taking a middle ground between architectural purity vs Time to market and able to justify the decision to stakeholders
  5. Clear communication, persistent communication, and effective Communication


  • 20+ years on technology experience with experience on large scale enterprise-wide systems delivery
  • Lead a virtual team of diverse team of 50+ members and pivot the decision making with multiple stakeholders
  • 3+ years of experience in delivering solutions in Agile fashion
  • Experienced in Cloud migration and deployment automation


  • Stakeholder management and Effective communications (both orally and visually) in presenting solutions
  • Cloud implementation architecture and ability to detect anti-patterns
  • Skilled in creating a high SLA system with resiliency
  • Business English and Business Japanese


  • Experience on Testing and Automation tools
  • Observability frameworks


  • Bachelors degree in technology/related field

15-19 million JPY

Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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Reference: JO-2206-471831
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Information Technology