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Engineer, Software Development

EN: business
JP: business
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

The Role: Engineer III, Software Development

The Location: Tokyo, Japan

The Team: The team adopts SPGI agile development framework called SAFe and is one of the global Scrum Teams. Develop and maintain Japan local business applications as well as global applications.

The Impact: Deliver business applications and its functions to align business strategy as well as support their day to day operations in timely manner. Collaborate with other Scrum Teams to leverage best practices and shared knowledge/component.

What’s in it for you:

  • Understand SPGI agile framework by fully complying with its standard work and tools.
  • As a member of development team in global financial institution, work on regulatory and risk requirement.
  • Implement multi-language capability communicating with other internal systems.


  • Review and analyze complex software data and information to provide insights, conclusions and actionable recommendations
  • Perform complex analyses and articulates solutions
  • Aid in the development of new products, services or technologies. Knowledge of multiple software languages
  • Design underlying engineering for use in multiple product offerings and support large volume of end users
  • Design, develop, and integrate multiple hardware and/or software operating systems
  • Can perform task breakdowns. Code has relatively few structural issues. Can debug applications
  • Demonstrates object oriented skills. Implements defensible coding strategies
  • Develop project plans for less complex projects. Understand SPGI agile framework by fully complying with its standard work and tools


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience or certification
  • 5+ years experiences in Agile application development
  • 3+ years experiences using Java programming language and related frameworks
  • 3+ years experiences using DevOps tools with deep understanding of DevOps concept
  • 1+ years experiences using C# programming language and related frameworks
  • Experiences using TypeScript programming language
  • Create advanced SQL statement with joins and/or subqueries to extract desired data from database
  • Basic understanding of Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Business level Japanese and English language skill (verbal and writing)
  • Experience in supporting all application development tasks in the software engineering process

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years experiences in leading small software development team (3+ members)
  • 3+ years experiences using Java programming language and related frameworks
  • 3+ years experiences using C# programming language and related frameworks
  • 1+ years experiences of Database Administration
  • Understand the “Clean Architecture” and utilize it for designing the system or refactoring the code
  • Experience in supporting all application development tasks using agile software development methodology

About the Company

S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.

S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy (“the Policy”) that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy’s requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.      

EEO Statement:

Non-North America

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