Rakuten | QA Engineer


Test Automation Engineer - Commerce Tech Quality Assurance Management Department (CCQA)

    QA Engineer|Rakuten
    QA Engineer|Rakuten
    QA Engineer|Rakuten

Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
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Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • Selenium
  • junit
  • Cypress

Job Description

Job role

QA Engineer

Job description

Business Overview
Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce companies in the world. Our mission is to empower people and society through the internet while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company.

Department Overview
This QA team is responsible of the Quality Assurance of the Commerce Department services. You can be involved in leading e-commerce services, and develop your skills in a global environment.

Why We Hire
Rakuten Group, Inc provides services to millions of users and is expanding rapidly, but we don’t believe in growth without quality. Therefore, we are looking for a very talented and enthusiastic Test Automation Engineer, capable of building up our test automation architecture so we can assure the reliability and scalability of our services.

Position Details
・Work closely with test engineers and development teams to define and improve the test automation architecture
・Test automation architecture design/operation
・Design and operate original test automation framework
・Design and operate CI/CD environment
・Assign and review tasks to team members (including outsourced members)
・Design test automation scripts for UI, API, and web applications
・Implementation of test automation scripts
・Operation of test automation tools
・Verification and Analysis of test results
・Test result reporting

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

・Over 3 years of experience in test automation development / implementation
・Any language is fine, but having experience of using some testing middleware or framework is required (ex; Junit / Test::Unit / unit test / Selenium / Cypress)
・Backend knowledge + application testing experience
・Experience in developing / designing / implementing UI & API tests

Preferred qualifications

・Test planning / design / implementation experience
・Internet Service Industry knowledge and experience
・ISTQB foundation level knowledge
・e-Commerce domain knowledge

Ideal applicants

・Proactively involves others in order to solve problems or improve the situation.
・Having inquiring mind for various issues/items.
・Having passion to learn continuously in a fast-moving environment.
・Must be able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders as well as other QA team members.
・Willing to tackle new challenges and drive improvements, NOT satisfied with the status quo and routine work.
・A good team-worker who promotes team-working culture within and outside of the team.

Development environment

Our QA team, formed by 5 to 10 members, has a global working environment were both English and Japanese are used. The QA knowledge of the team is constantly improved through Overseas Conferences and weekly certification study sessions like ISTQB, and we maintain a healthy work-life balance (average overtime of 20-30 hours monthly, depending of the team). Also, we conduct regular 1on1 meetings to create a safe, comfortable working environment.

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)
・In principle, there is no temporary transfer.
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 benefitsCommuting 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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