Back to careers

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 Europe to translate business requirements into actionable technical specifications. This will be a full-time role, working Japanese hours, 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 collaborative individual, comfortable working with a globally disperate team (Tokyo & Berlin) and ready to make an impact in proposing effective solutions. It is essential that this person has fluent language skills in both written & spoken Japanese and English, and in addition we are looking for: 

  • A minimum of 2 years of tangible experience in a business and data analysis role.
  • Experience managing stakeholder relationships and prioritizing needs.
  • Collaborative spirit to work with cross-functional teams in a dynamic international environment.
  • 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.

 

Here at Trailstone…

We recognise the importance of diversity in driving our success. We actively seek to further diversify our organisation and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, nationalities, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, as well as veterans and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

We understand that diversity is not just about representation but about bringing together a multitude of perspectives to foster innovation and drive better decision-making. We believe in the power of diverse perspectives and are committed to building a workplace where everyone can thrive and contribute to our collective success.

Join us in our journey to build a more inclusive empowered future.

 

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.

東京都, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Apply for position

Current roles

If you are interested in a career at Trailstone but don’t see a role that suits your background, we want to hear from you! Please feel free to reach out to our recruitment team at careers@trailstonegroup.com