Rakuten | iOS Engineer


iOS Mobile Engineer - Digital Contents Service Section, Entertainment Service Development Department (ESDD)

    iOS Engineer|Rakuten
    iOS Engineer|Rakuten
    iOS Engineer|Rakuten

Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
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Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • Swift
  • Objective-C

Job Description

Job role

iOS Engineer

Job description

Business Overview
Rakuten has provided several entertainment services, such as Rakuten Books, Rakuten Ticket, Rakuten Music, Rakuten TV, etc. ESDD is the development team for those services.

Department Overview
Media Entertainment Service Section is in charge of Entertainment Contents Services Development in ESDD, which is managing the following services now.

Rakuten Books
Rakuten Kobo
Rakuten Magazine

Why We Hire
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated to help improve our mobile apps for our digital reading services:<Rakuten Magazine>
Rakuten Magazine is a digital magazine subscription service that provides users with unlimited access to a catalogue of over 100 titles for a monthly/yearly fee.
We specialize in offering digital magazines on a fixed-rate (subscription) basis, which is tailored to different reading styles and needs of customers.
We also aim to revitalize the domestic publishing industry by creating opportunities for publishers to develop new revenue streams.
We will continue to seek ways to integrate Rakuten Magazine with different internet services within the Rakuten Group to drive an increase in cross-use of services and further expand the Rakuten ecosystem.

Position Details
・Mobile App Developer Responsibilities Work closely with our product and design teams to build new and innovative application experiences for the iOS platforms.
・Implement custom native user interfaces using the latest programming techniques.
・Build reusable software components for interfacing with our back-end platforms.
・Analyze and optimize UI and infrastructure application code for quality, efficiency, and performance.
・Work closely with project management on ensuring.

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

- Minimum Qualifications Have a strong technical background.
- 10+ years of object-oriented software development experience
- 6+ years experience building complex applications for the iPhone or iPad using Objective-C/Swift with the iOS SDK and other frameworks.
- Ideally, you’re also comfortable outside iOS, and have experience with other technologies.
- Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques.
- Experience with multithreading programming and mobile memory management.

Preferred qualifications

- Personal published mobile apps in the Apple App Store.
- A portfolio of apps with major contributions
- Experience working with or having knowledge of web browser rendering engines
- Javascript programming experience

Job Details

Employment typeFull-time
LocationRakuten Crimson House, 1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo158-0094
(1 min walk from Futakotamagawa Station on the Denentoshi Line)
Apply fromAnywhere
Remote workPartial remote
Working hours9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
Holidays・2 days off per week (Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays are holidays)
・10-20 days of annual paid vacation (the minimum number of days is the number of days granted after six months of employment)
・120 days off per year
In addition, year-end and New Year vacations, paid vacation, congratulation or condolence leave, maternity and paternity leave, etc.
*Once a year, you can take 9 to 12 consecutive holidays by using the long vacation (Success Vacation) system.
Employee benefits・Commuting allowance
・Housing allowance
・Health insurance
・Employee pension insurance
・Unemployment insurance
・Workers' accident compensation insurance
・Retirement allowance system
Supplemental education and qualification support
・English learning support (in-house TOEIC(R) test IP test, English conversation, etc.)
・Career challenge system (challenge the department of your choice)
・Job return system (rehiring system for those who retired due to marriage, childbirth, nursing care, etc.), etc.
・Stock Option Plan
・Cafeteria system with three free meals
・LILO Club (preferential treatment at sports clubs, accommodations, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.)
・LILO Club (sports clubs, lodging, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.) (Running, mountain climbing, cooking, etc., part of the expenses paid by the company)
・Reward system
・Free English conversation lessons by native English speakers
・Support system for certification acquisition
・Qualification support system, etc.
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