Backend Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • May 15, 2024
6,000,000 - 8,000,000 JPY /yr
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(You must live in Japan to apply)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required πŸ‘
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

What role we are hiring for

We are looking for an experienced software developer to join our investment management technology team. This team works closely with our portfolio managers and traders to develop trading, portfolio management and research applications to optimally manage client assets.


What our team does

Below are some (but not all) of the things we do:

  • Design, development, and support of comprehensive investment management platform
  • Development of frontend GUI using Javascript/React and backend APIs using Python
  • Maintenance of cloud-based infrastructure using tools like Airflow, AWS, Jenkins, Kubernetes
  • Proposal of new ways to support the investment management team in close collaboration with various teams in the company


Who we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced software developer to join our investment management technology team.


The ideal candidate:

  • Has at least 2 years experience developing Python projects
  • Has excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Can work independently with a "roll-up-your-sleeves" attitude to getting work done
  • Is an avid learner and is comfortable working across the technology stack - anything from developing front-end GUIs to managing cloud-based infrastructure

Japanese skills and experience in finance/investment are valued but not expected


Welcome Skill:

  • Experience as a lead engineer
  • Management experience
  • Development experience in the financial field
  • Those with an interest in finance and investment


What we offer

Here are some of the things you might love about working at Susten:

  • You can work and learn across the entire technology stack, from designing web apps to supporting cloud-based infrastructure
  • A fun, friendly and international working environment where you can talk with anybody,anytime (including the CEO)
  • Flexible and remote work arrangements - you can work both in the office or remotely with flexible work hours
  • No dress code or other business formalities
  • You can learn more about finance and develop software to help people manage their hard-earned money


Susten is a Japanese asset management fintech startup. They offer professional-level asset management solutions at low fees to allow individuals to invest and grow their wealth.

Susten was founded in 2019 by veteran professionals from finance and technology companies like DeNA, Goldman Sachs, and Rakuten. Their team came from places of great significance being known for building robust platforms to serve its users.

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