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Software Engineer, From France

Luc

Luc
Name
Luc
Country of origin
France
Years in Japan
8 months
Projects
System development for a major city bank’s overseas location
Hobbies
Road biking, anime, travel, movies
QWhat made you come to Japan?
AI love Japanese culture and wanted to try working here, so I thought about finding a job in Japan.
QYour impressions after actually coming to Japan and living here
AThe staff helps me a lot to make sure I don’t have any problems, so it’s much easier to live here than I imagined. It takes a little time to embrace a new lifestyle, but I have no particular problems.
QWhat you felt most strongly when you tried working in Japan
AI make use of my previous experience and try to speed up my understanding of the software and systems that customers use.
QHow do you feel about other GIT members and what do you think about being a member of this group?
AI think it is a good thing for people with similar backgrounds to get together. We can share our experiences and talk about life in Japan. Also, by joining the other members, you can ask your seniors anything you don’t know, or teach juniors what they don’t understand. The regular monthly meeting is a very good opportunity to get to know new members and Japanese company employees.
QA word for those who want to work in Japan
APlease take on the challenge of coming to Japan! It will surely be a wonderful experience for you.

Information Technology Engineer, From Myanmar

Phyu Phyu

Phyu Phyu
Name
Phyu Phyu
Country of origin
Myanmar
Years in Japan
2 years
Projects
Mission-critical systems development and maintenance
Hobbies
Shopping, IT training
QWhat made you come to Japan?
AI majored in computer science at university, so I wanted to work in Japan, which has high tech, and make good use of what I learned. Also, Japanese people work hard and I also want to work hard.
QYour impressions after actually coming to Japan and living here
AEven though there are many people on the train, it is quiet. Also, I think that the service at shops in Japan is very good.
QWhat you felt most strongly when you tried working in Japan
AJapanese people worked even harder at work than I thought. In the process of development, the detailed designs are made more precisely than in Myanmar. I think Japanese people are more proficient working by themselves than in a team.
QHow do you feel about other GIT members and what do you think about being a member of this group?
AI think it is very good because I can speak freely with the other foreign nationals.
QA word for those who want to work in Japan
AJapanese people work hard, so that motivates me! If you have a goal, please have confidence and do your best!

Network Engineer, From Afghanistan

Siddiqi

Siddiqi
Name
Siddiqi
Country of origin
Afghanistan
Years in Japan
3 years
Projects
Planning, adjustment, and management for an infrastructure replacement project
Hobbies
Diving
QWhat made you come to Japan?
AI came to study IT in Japan. I studied computer science at Kansai Graduate School. I completed graduate school and started work in Tokyo.
QYour impressions after actually coming to Japan and living here
AJapan’s technology level is high, and there are many opportunities to upgrade one’s career as an IT engineer. Japan is a safe country. The Japanese lifestyle is busy, and living expenses are high. Japanese food is delicious.
QWhat you felt most strongly when you tried working in Japan
ATechnical level and teamwork. All Japanese companies like team work. Therefore, we are often helping other people.
QHow do you feel about other GIT members and what do you think about being a member of this group?
AThe GIT team is global. GIT team members come to Japan from various countries around the world and work as IT engineers. The GIT team is lots of fun.
QA word for those who want to work in Japan
AThe most important thing for working in Japan is to understand Japanese language and culture.
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