Insights into starting and growing your career as an English speaking developer in Japan, and new job opportunities as they are posted.
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The results of a survey of 362 international software engineers living in Japan, which was conducted in November 2020.
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started off as my personal blog about being a developer in Tokyo, but has now evolved into a site dedicated to helping international developers start and grow their career in Japan. Read more...
Ashwini leads one of PayPay’s payment sub-teams. She got there by doing something she’s done throughout her career: identifying something she wants to do and asking to do it.
When Robert joined SmartNews as a software engineer, most of his colleagues were Japanese. Since then, it’s grown into an international organization where English is predominantly used.
Jieqiong shares her experience of joining Mercari and working as a tech lead. She explains their engineering culture and provides tips for potential applicants.
Kazunori initially joined Degica as a web application engineer, but by identifying problems he wanted to fix, his role shifted first to VP of Infrastructure, and then VP of Payment Products.
If you're already in Japan, networking is the best way to find a great job. Here are some great English-language developer events in Tokyo I recommend: