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Investments, Investment IT Team, Full Stack Developer, GG11

Date Posted: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Tokyo, JP

Company: MetLife

Job Description: 

Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be part of information technology team dedicated to supporting Investment business units for local and global investment applications.
  • The candidate will be tasked with tracking and resolving production application issues.
  • The candidate will be tasked with application development using agile and scrum methodology.
  • The candidate shall also coordinate between Japan and overseas IT/business teams to facilitate application rollout, including demand management and user acceptance testing.
  • The candidate shall also liaise with Japan and overseas IT partners to troubleshoot IT infrastructure issues affecting business activities.
  • The candidate will be partially seconded to MetLife Asset Management Corp. to support broader Investment business units in addition to MetLife Insurance K.K.

 

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Application development/support and project management experience in investments/financial applications.

 

Skills:

  • Native/excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in Japanese and fluent communication skills in English.
  • Broad IT knowledge, infrastructure, database (SQL), server (Windows).
  • Application development skills (C#, .NET, JavaScript, VBA).
  • Azure DevOps experience.
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel/Access VBA, SharePoint).

Preferred/Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of financial products: fixed income (bonds), derivatives, commercial mortgage loans, equities (private, common stock and real estate), and fund management.
     

Language:

  • Japanese (Native/Excellent), English (Fluent).

 

Personality:

  • Excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking, proactive.
  • Willing to learn. Ability to work under pressure.
  • A good self-starter who can work as a team.