Posted Mar 14, 2024
Posted Mar 14, 2024

API Engineering Tech Lead

API Engineering Tech Lead

API Engineering Tech Lead


Full-time, Salary
Full-time, Salary
Partially Remote
Partially Remote
Job ID# 7875
Job ID# 7875
Full-time, Salary
Partially Remote
Job ID# 7875

A world-renowned media and entertainment company is looking for a API Engineering Tech Lead. The company operates globally and has strong business in the Americas and Japan including entertainment attractions operations in Osaka. This position is based in Osaka, offering flexible hours, no core time. Relocation support is available.



Job Summary

This role is to provide technical leadership and delivery. The API Engineer Lead will be responsible to define, develop, test, analyze, and deliver technology solutions related to the customer experience. This could include writing, coding, testing, analyzing, and delivering both hardware and software programs and applications. 

You will also lead others in the research, design, documentation, and modification of technology solutions throughout the project life cycle. Leadership tasks include leveraging of Enterprise Systems to their full extents, development or leadership of project development efforts, and the transition of delivered solutions to the Operations team for ongoing support. They are expected to be able to perform as a technical lead from a code-level as well as the functional- level in addition to collaborating closely with other teams (such as our Architecture team) or third-party vendors.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and Lead business analysts, programmer analysts, developers, and architects in conceptualizing and development of software programs and applications.

  • Defect Triage: Build and lead a team to quickly identify defects found during the software development and quality assurance cycles, to assign to the correct teams for timely resolution.

  • Liaise and mentor other technical staff to lend expertise toward driving solutions

  • Design, run and monitor software tests on new and existing systems for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

  • Lead the documentation of system business requirements, technical requirements, specifications, and test cases on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and departments.

  • Support Release Management and Change Control processes along with other DX Compliance Initiatives.

  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities (KSAs) required.

  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Consistent attendance is a job requirement.


  • 7+ years equivalent work experience. Experience preferred in software development in small-large sized projects with small to large sized teams.

  • Conflict resolution, debugging, triaging, troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques required. Good presentation, facilitation, communication, and negotiation skills required.

  • Must have: NodeJS, TypeScript, CouchDB (NoSQL database)

  • Nice to have: Docker, Kubernetes, Gitlab, Redis, Kafka

  • Experience leading enterprise engineering projects or teams is a plus. Self-starter with the ability to manage a broad workload and accommodate change with a proven ability to deliver results.

  • Proven ability to be a technical lead and assist in the technical growth of other Team Members and operate as the technical expert for multiple applications.

  • Very highly developed written and verbal communication skills (including the ability to clearly articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience)

  • Adaptability — a fast learner with a willingness to build solutions using tools to which you may have had little previous exposure.

  • Empathy—the innate ability to understand the challenges faced by our customers, and the drive to resolve them.

  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality technical documentation.

  • Demonstrated ability of strong customer relationship skills, problem resolution and improved efficiencies and productivity.

  • Experience with large scale enterprise system development and integration.

  • Experience with Agile, Scrum, and Scaled Agile Framework a plus.


Ability to use both Japanese and English in business 


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience desired in one or more of the following fields:

  • Computer Information Technology, Computer Programming and Analysis, Industrial Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology.

STAND 8 Japan focuses on people, process, and technology. We offer permanent-hire recruitment services for IT and other technical fields and companies in Japan.

STAND8Japan株式会社は、IT系の人材に特化した採用支援及び人材紹介を提供するエンドツーエンドのソリューション企業です。2009年より、STAND8のグループは熟練した労働力、最適化されたプロセス、最先端のテクノロジーを通じてお客様に力を与えてきました。人材、プロセス、テクノロジーに集中し、多様なビジネスにおける課題を解決します。 インドとメキシコにオフィスを構えた、米国に本社を置けるグローバルネットワークの一環として当社は、国際的な経験とリソースをお客様にお届けします。

Job ID# 7875

Copyright © 2024 STAND 8