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Lead Software Engineer

Bjak Tokyo
EN: none
JP: none
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

We are seeking a seasoned and visionary professional to join our team as the Lead Software Engineer for our Japan operations. This strategic role will lead and drive software development initiatives, fostering innovation and excellence in our Japanese engineering team.


  • Develop high-quality back-end in Node.js for web application.
  • Familiar with front end JavaScript web technologies such as ReactJS, NextJS or
  • AngularJS
  • Maintain and bug fixing for existing backend and web system
  • Support internal and external users
  • Implement features based on requirements from product owners
  • Analyze, fix issues and improve software quality
  • Mentor, provide guidance and best practice advice to the team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in Node.js
  • Experience with MongoDB, RestAPI, JavaScript/Typescript, CSS and HTML5.
  • Passionate about programming and solving problems
  • Portfolio of showing a diverse range of web development will be a plus.
  • Experience in UI/UX and graphic design will be an added advantage.

Nice To Have

  • Familiarity with TDD / BDD
  • Familiarity with Postman
  • Familiarity with NodeJS test automation framework, e.g. mocha / chai / selenium / etc.
  • Web templating language such as Pug or Slim

About the Company

Bjak is focused on providing access to affordable and sustainable financial services for people in ASEAN. Headquartered in Malaysia, Bjak is the largest insurance portal in Southeast Asia. Our main portal,, helps millions find the insurance policy with the best value and highest coverage for them. Our investments in technology such as Custom API, blockchain, trading systems and data science is to enable easy access to financial services that were previously inaccessible or difficult to understand.

Our core strengths are in navigating the most complex regulations and environments, creating some of the most innovative products in the world. For instance, we are the first platform globally to simplify and offer investment-linked life and health insurance online, coupled with an instant talk-to-agent service.


  • Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
  • Strong learning and development plans for your career growth
  • International work environment and flat organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours & arrangement, Casual work attire