Posted 1 year ago Financial Services Tokyo
Financial Services
Posted 1 year ago

Job Summary

Looking for technologist who is adaptive and adoptive to changing technology trends, migrate legacy data warehouse to the cutting-edge Big Data platforms, and drive data utilization. This role would be best suited for an experienced PL/PM with an application engineering backbone.

The focus should be on

  1. Integrate data processing and data itself from legacy data warehouse applications into a company standard Big Data infrastructure to provide business units with a data infrastructure environment that allows them to accelerate on utilizing company data.
  2. As the owner of the company’s essential data (or database applications), establish data management guidelines, and create a standard data management environment.

Working with a culturally diverse and geographically distributed team to achieve a common goal in an agile delivery fashion

Flexible working hours and work from home options available!


  • Maintain the in-charge application stable and robust (from perspective of technology currency, DR/BCP plan, application inventory and etc.)
  • Lead or manage projects as IT lead and closely working with business stakeholders / teams.
  • Establish data management guidelines and educate other App owners
  • Keep data related inventories up to date, such as data object lists, application CRUD, etc.
  • Measure, analyze and improve metrics related to database applications and data
  • Work closely with Data team in order to establish an optimal data infrastructure and governance
  • Work closely with other App owners, Analysts and Architects in aligning with the MetLife Global Platform Reference Architecture
  • Coordinate and collaborate with MetLife global/local stakeholders and global/local engineers.
  • Supporting documentation and paperwork related to financial institution processes



  • 10+ years of experience in IT industry
  • Lead a small team of 2 to 3 members
  • 3+ years of experience in delivering projects in Agile fashion
  • Experienced in Cloud migration and deployment automation


  • 5+ years of experience with any combination of the following: database technology, application development, data modeling and data migration.
  • Strong knowledge on RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server and etc) and NoSQL DB (MongoDB, Cosmos DB, Cassandra, etc…)
  • Essential knowledge on Hadoop and eco-systems
  • Experienced in Cloud setup and migration, preferably in Azure
  • Expertise on REST APIs, ESB and ETLs
  • Hands-on experience in
    • Application Development using RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server and etc) or NoSQL DB (MongoDB, Cosmos DB, Cassandra, etc)
    • Containers (Kubernetes, Docker, etc)
    • Cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP, etc)
  • BI tool (QlikSence/View, Tableau and etc)


  • Japanese read/write
  • Scrum knowledge
  • Project / Data management skills
  • ITIL management (incident, problem, change and release management 


Japanese: Advanced

English: Advanced

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