Back End Tech Lead / Senior Back End Developer

Location Tokyo
Job type Permanent
Salary Based on experience
Reference 34084


A global company and top Salesforce partner, our client has 1000+ employees across 40 offices around the world. They are hyper focused on growth and are looking for the best talent to join their team.


  • Analyze functional specifications, analyze requirements architecture, challenge requirements architecture, draft design options;

  • Assign tasks and defects to the team based on a predefined strategy and the team members’ skillset;

  • Make sure the team is aligned\informed about requirements\risks\quality of the project;

  • Ensure that the technical team follows the principles and directions defined by the SA;

  • Prepare discovery questions, participate in meetings for lead qualification and opportunity development;

  • Follow up on issue defects reports, conduct historical analyses of test results and integrate quality results into project plan updates;

  • Follow up on standards in project documentation and update documentation regarding tasks and code;

  • Create and deliver accurate reports for the status of tasks and defects by team member, component, remaining estimates, etc.;

  • Validate reported defects and provide guidance on priority and next steps;

  • Responsible for the quality of team deliverables;

  • Coordinate with the rest of the team to sync and assess risks and their impact on the project;

  • Responsible for the quality of team deliverables;

  • Remove roadblocks on the tasks for the team members (by providing answers or facilitating getting them);

  • Support mentoring delivery and career coaching for team members and guide the team on how to use information sharing tools;

  • Monitor the implementation of best practices for code reviews and implement your peer’s code review activities;

  • Escalate appropriate problems in cross function matrix environment (involve other members outside the team when expertise is needed).


  • Must have fluent Japanese and business level English

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good understanding of JavaScript and Node.js

  • Experience with Web Services

  • Experience with PHP, ASP.NET, or Java is nice to have

  • Experience with object-oriented programming and MVC design patterns