Senior Software Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • November 6, 2023
5,000,000 - 9,000,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Anywhere πŸ‘
Relocation to Japan πŸ‘
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required πŸ‘
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

Join Visual Alpha to use the latest technologies to disrupt the investment management industry!

Visual Alpha is a B2B fintech startup based in central Tokyo that provides an innovative SaaS data service to institutional investors and asset managers. We develop our full-stack web applications using the latest JavaScript, PHP, and big data technologies backed by AWS.

We are currently hiring for a senior software engineer role to design and implement features on the cloud platform for our clients.


  • Work for a fast-growing B2B fintech startup to innovate the investment management process
  • Join a diverse international team of engineers, data science, and investment experts
  • Become one of the earliest members of a promising startup


  • Translate complex client requirements into practical, scalable, and maintainable solutions
  • Implement front, back, and infrastructure components
  • Maintain and enhance our existing infrastructure and client-facing components
  • Communicate with stakeholders regarding project status, challenges, and obstacles
  • Create unit tests and integration tests to ensure quality

Required Skills

  • A love of learning and desire to become a domain expert; in our case, you will become an expert in investment data analysis
  • Self-motivated, client-oriented thinking, ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Strong design, presentation, and collaboration skills; must be a strong team player
  • Knowledge of NodeJS or desire to learn coupled with experience in one of C++, Python, PHP, or Rust
  • Fluent in English

Desired Skill

  • Knowledge of investment management (significant advantage)
  • Experience implementing various design patterns
  • Familiarity with xUnit design concepts and patterns
  • Experience creating web services and/or ETL workflows
  • Conversational Japanese

NodeJS, React, PHP (Laravel), Mysql, GraphQL, Restful API, AWS, CircleCI, Git, xUnit

Visual Alpha is a B2B fintech startup based in central Tokyo that provides innovative SaaS solutions to institutional investors, asset managers, and other financial professionals.

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