A curated list of software engineering jobs for English speakers in Japan.
Hi, I'm Paul! Tokyo Dev started as my personal blog about life as a developer in Japan. I frequently had developers ask me about finding a job here, so I started a mailing list where I'd post opportunities for them. What started as a small side project has now helped dozens of developers get hired at companies in Japan.
I've written articles to answer common questions about working as a software engineer in Japan:
I'm happy to answer any questions you have about developer life in Japan. Please post your question as a new topic in the forum.
The best way to find a job in Japan (or anywhere) is to build your own network. A great way to get started is by attending events in topics your interested in.
Many Japanese tech-related events are hosted using Doorkeeper. Japanese developers are normally welcoming of international people attending their events, so don't worry if you don't speak much Japanese.
If you aren't comfortable going to Japanese-speaking events, here are some bilingual events I recommend:
I'm not the only person who has written about their experience working in IT in Japan. Here's some other articles I've come across on the subject.