This position is a fast track Software Engineering option for highly technical graduates or young professionals (1-2 years of experience) with an interest in cutting-edge technology and the capital markets sector.
You will help my client to develop their Technology and be based locally in Tokyo, or work as a Software Engineer at their client sites. Development is often in new areas of finance (e.g. exotic derivatives or in esoteric areas of curve building) and you will need an understanding of core financial concepts. As developer you must be able to communicate effectively with other members of a small team and the end user, often a trader. You may in fact be responsible for all main post business analysis aspects of the software cycle including testing, documentation, integration, training and bug fixing.
What you can offer:
An inquisitive mindset, an aptitude for problem solving and technical skills to combine them
A degree Computing, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics or Engineering or a similarly quantitative discipline from a reputable university
Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English to present findings and articulate their business benefits
Experience with Java, C/C++, Python, R, Matlab and/or UNIX is beneficial