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Technical Business Analyst, Japan

東京都, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Looking for an IT Specialist to join a start-up entity in Tokyo. Fluent Japanese required. 


About the Role

We are looking for a Technical Business Analyst to join our global Technology team, based in our new Tokyo office in Nishi-Shinjuku. This role will be supported by teams in North America and Europe to translate business requirements into actionable technical specifications. This will be a full-time role, owning the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze and align IT systems with business operations, focusing on energy trading markets (JEPX, EEX) to innovate integrated software solutions.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to document requirements, converting them into clear user stories and product specifications.
  • Communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse audience.
  • Provide insights for growth, optimization and system enhancements.
  • Engage in design, testing and system implementation phases.
  • Conduct thorough data validation and maintain detailed process documentation.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system-specific issues through diligent research and analysis.
  • Facilitate user training to ensure smooth system adoption and operation.


About You

This person will be a communicative and technically proficient professional, ready to make an impact in proposing effective solutions. We are looking for: 

Relevant Attributes:

  • Business-level proficiency in both written and spoken Japanese and English.
  • A bachelor’s degree, graduate degree, or equivalent in information systems, business or a related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of tangible experience in a business and data analysis role.
  • Experienced with managing stakeholder relationships and prioritizing needs.
  • Collaborative spirit to work with cross-functional teams in a dynamic international environment.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in data analysis tools like Excel and SQL.
  • Experience with, or the proven curiosity to learn, Python.


What we offer

  • Competitive compensation and participation in Trailstone’s discretionary bonus plan.
  • 20 days of annual vacation entitlement, not inclusive of Japan Public Holidays.
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year.
  • Commuter Allowance, covering employee transport fees from residence to office address.
  • Eligibility to receive external and internal training in accordance with our Learning & Development Policy.


About Trailstone

Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term.

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities.

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology.


We’re different, and we like it that way!

Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them.

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world. Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption!

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities.

So regardless of your gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, physical limitations, how you identify, how you pray, who you love, where you went to school, who you consider family, or how old you are… you can belong here!


東京都, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

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