Data Engineer

Job Title: Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 6000000 - 9000000
Reference: 10527
Contact Name: Dana Greenfield
Job Published: October 02, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Our Client is a Globally focused Tech company utilizing AI in their web and application services. Seeking experienced developers  with English and Japanese communication skills. 


  • Develop and realize the overall data strategy for the company

  • Develop and manage ETL jobs and infrastructure of analytics databases

  • Coordinate with the product team to design logging to enable product improvement and surfacing of KPIs

  • Determine the importance of each dataset and take appropriate measures to ensure data reliability according to priority

  • Improve the reliability and speed of queries for ever-increasing volumes of data

  • Implement new types of data workflows (e.g. automatic retraining of machine learning models for predicting user churn)


Minimum Qualifications

  • Business-level Japanese
  • Able to proactively and flexibly work on data issues ranging from overall data strategy to detailed data modification
  • Experience with data warehousing and business intelligence systems

  • 3 years of programming experience (understand multiple languages)

  • Advanced SQL skills

  • Experience with data processing related to an app or website

  • Experience using a data workflow tool (e.g. Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow)

  • Experience designing and creating data tables

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 years of programming experience

  • Have architected/implemented a data warehouse

  • Have set up/implemented a data workflow tool

  • Experience with AWS (EC2, Kinesis, EMR, S3, etc.)

  • Experience in development related to Spark, Hadoop

  • Experience with infrastructure or data workflows for machine learning

  • Knowledge of real-time streaming data systems

  • Strong interest in new big data tools and technologies


Benefits and Perks

  • Voluntary Trip - Working remotely twice a year

  • Healthy lunch on a daily basis for free

  • Delicious coffee provided by our Barista every day

  • Event space - Free use for any kind of meet up

  • Foreign language development support

  • Various social insurance benefits included

  • Transportation coverage