Job for Data Engineer in Japan

Job Overview

Employer Type : Direct Hire
Industry : Engineering, Internet
Salary : 300,000 – 450,000 JPY Month Salary is commensurate with career and skills.
English Level : Conversational Level
Japanese Level : Conversational Level
Restricted to Domestic Applicants? : Japan only
Visa Sponsorship : Yes

Job Description:

KASUGAI’s focus is business systems development for client companies.

We currently have an open position for a Data Engineer.

If you are successful, you will engage in a wide range of activities, including software development, planning, defining requirements, design, programming, testing, and evaluation.

Our know-how will enable you to further acquire critical skills to work in the IT industry.

Essential Skills

The successful applicant will have:

Practical experience of data cleansing, structuring, and systematization of those data subject to analysis.

Understanding of the principles of machine learning, statistics or graph theory algorithms.

Practical experience of employing programming ability and the use of libraries and middleware required for the implementation of the above (e.g., SQL, Java or Python or R).

Ability to organize client’s issues logically, and further the work of the team while communicating with in-house analysts.

Experience in upstream operations such as problem management, business analysis, requirement definition, etc.

Ability to use English in a work environment.

Japanese ability to a standard equivalent to JLPT N3.

Preferred Skills

Applicants are preferred to have:

Development method: knowledge related to Agile software development.

Practical experience of using HBase, Hive, Hadoop and Spark.

Welcome Attributes:

We especially welcome people who demonstrate the following attributes:

Possession of excellent inter-personal skills, a positive outlook and a drive to contribute to the growth of a small team.

Belief in the possibilities of IT.

An insatiable drive to absorb new knowledge and skills.

Spare no effort to achieve results.

Working time:

Basic working hours: 09:30 ~ 18:30 (including a break of 60 minutes). *These times may differ depending on project requirements.
Actual working hours: 8 hours per day.
Number of work days: 5.
Working days: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri (required). *These days may differ depending on project requirements.

Working location:

Location: Nagoya City and surrounding area. *You will not be transferred.

JR Chuo Line: four minutes on foot to Chikusa Station.
Nagoya Municipal Subway: five minutes on foot to Chikusa Station on the Higashiyama Line, or five minutes on foot to Kurumamichi Station on the Sakuradori Line.

Private car: not possible.

Remuneration and Working Conditions:


Reimbursement of commuting expenses (up to a maximum of approx. JPY30,000). *agreed by consultation.

Final salary to be decided based on applicable work experience and skills.


2 days holiday per week (more than 118 days’ holiday per year).

Public holidays. *May differ depending on project requirements.
Golden Week.

Summer vacation.

Year-end/New Year’s vacation.

Paid vacation.

Consultation on other times is possible.

Employee Welfare and Benefits

Comprehensive Social Insurance (employment/worker’s compensation/health/welfare pension).

Annual medical check.


Application process: document screening → job interview (one or two interviews planned) → job offer.

Induction and on-the-job training available.

Multinational, multilingual team make-up.

Opportunity to drive a project as a leader and follow it through from beginning to end.

Individuals that wish to improve their skills are welcome.


Employment status: full-time employee, contracted employee.

Remuneration: JPY300,000 ~ 450,000 per month.

Work experience: 3 years’ programming experience (mandatory).

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