Security Engineer for a Blockchain FinTech Company


About the company
Founded in 2018, the company develops financial services that uses and optimizes the capabilities of bitcoin and blockchain technology. They focus on R&D and commercialization of financial services using blockchain. They mainly work with startups and research organizations in Japan and overseas. The Technology they work with and contribute to include Bitcoin Core, Layer 2, Lighting Network, atomic swaps and sidechains.
Corporate Culture
This new and innovative company started in 2018 but already deals with international clients from North America, Singapore, and Taiwan. They have a relaxed and flexible environment that has a Flex time system. The employees are evaluated by their performance and initiatives. They encourage their employees to be self-starters and risk takers. Since they are also dealing with international clients, the company is actively pursuing diversity in the workplace. They are looking for individuals with competitive skill sets and great communication capabilities that will contribute in expanding the brand and their reach. English is the medium of instruction used within the company

Hiring Process:
There will be 2-3 rounds of interviews depending on the position the candidate is applying for.
For sales related position the candidates are expected to have native-fluent level of English communication skills to be able to liaise with international clients.
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • Many employees speak English
  • International sales
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
They are the first blockchain and finance project authorized by Regulatory Sandbox in Japan.

Other details
  • Flex time system
  • Can take long vacation to go back home
  • No dress code
  • Visa support
  • Regular corporate event (once every month or more)
You will be in charge of all information system operations including IT risk and cyber security support for the platform for institutional investors of virtual currency transactions using our blockchain technology.
You will also lead the IT infrastructure construction, incident response policy, and infrastructure operation system to manage customer information and transaction information safely and reduce risk on the platform.
In addition, You will be cooperating with IT Governance / Compliance department for legal compliance and guideline development.

Key Responsibilities:
-Management of customer information and transaction information data store.
-Management of user access authority.
-Establish operational standards such as ITIL.
-Change management, release management.
-Outsourcing management.
-BCP / DR management.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Three years or more experience in information system department, IT operation, etc. at a financial institution or listed company.
-Experience with information security standards such as ISMS (ISO27001), FISC compatible, NIST SP 800-53, CIS Critical Security Control.
-Japanese native level.
-Interest in internal control and risk management.
-Interest in Blockchain technology.
Japanese Level
  • Native
Type of people (Personality)
-Risk Takers
-Proactive person
-Someone who is open to change and are able to adapt
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Salary promotion
Once a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 18:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)