Reporting to Head of Engineering, OANDA Japan, Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining any required systems to support OANDA businesses in Japan for the company growth.
Work with the Engineering management team to develop and implement strategic objectives in support of the global strategic goals of the organization
Remain up to date on new technologies and act as backup to the team leads and members for these technologies as required
Work with direct reports and internal stakeholders to design and implement workflows and processes that will increase productivity and effectiveness throughout the Engineering organization and the company as a whole
Work with the IT team to ensure that there is an effective back-up and disaster recovery plan and implement
Work with the department head to ensure an improved Client Experience by
increasing communication between the Client Experience and Engineering departments
ensuring workflow processes that allow for timely improvements that are rolled out to clients with the appropriate communication
upgrades and releases are properly communicated to Client Experience employees so that they can respond appropriately to inquiries
employees are constantly improving their skill sets and learning new technologies to support the technical vision of the company
Other projects and duties as assigned.
Native Japanese required.
Business level English preferable
A university degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field
Three to Five years of experience gained through increasingly responsible positions preferably within a technology environment
An independent, self-directed individual who is not afraid to make decisions to develop, execute and deliver on an assigned strategy
Technical insight to achieve the best possible results in a timely manner
Capability to understand and manage architectural work (servers, storage, networks, management)
Proven ability to innovate in ways that contribute to the success of the business
Excellent written and oral communications skills combined with the ability to grasp complex concepts quickly, identify key messaging for different audiences and work with a team to weave these into compelling communications pieces
A critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to manage projects, develop workflows, project plans and delegate accordingly to ensure projects meet the agreed upon deadlines
Positive attitude, flexible nature, thriving in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
A highly detailed individual with the ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects
Ability to cultivate meaningful relationships and work effectively with cross-functional teams while remaining decisive and displaying sound judgment
Solid analytical, quantitative, verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge seeker who is constantly upgrading their skills in terms of technology trends and state of the art computing
HTML + CSS3
AJAX, JSON, XML
OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.
Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.
Apache Struts 2
MySQL, DB2, SQL
Linux, Windows Server operating systems
Experience with MySQL and DB2 Databases.
Experience with Eclipse IDE
Prior production support experience.