Rakuten | Android Engineer


Android Engineer, Rakuten Ichiba - EC Marketplace Development Department(ECMPD)

    Android Engineer|Rakuten
    Android Engineer|Rakuten
    Android Engineer|Rakuten

Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
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Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • Java
  • Kotlin

Job Description

Job role

Android Engineer

Job description

Department Overview
The Commerce specialized development group (EC Marketplace Mall Development Department) owns native mobile shopping applications as a portion of Rakuten Ichiba Marketplace, which is the largest commerce service in Japan. Our customers spend time on Rakuten Ichiba marketplaces which are serving Japan, Taiwan and other countries across Android, iOS and Web applications.

We are committed to making the whole user experience better than today to delight our customers, and ensure its' quality by hearing our customers' voice. Our responsibility is to bring our product up one step further but without being opinionated.

Why We Hire
This position is an Android native application Engineer within commerce domain. We do developing for mainly four mobile applications (Rakuten Ichiba, Room, Rakuten Global Marketplace, and Taiwan Marketplace).  

Each product is managed by an individual team. The team is focusing on consumer-facing UI/UX for each Rakuten marketplace's Android and iOS applications by interacting with all stakeholders. 

Position Details
As an Android Application Development Engineer, you will be responsible for a whole workflow in the give development project. You will be involved from project initiation until shipment through system design, execution, quality assurance. You will work on application quality, which requires a sense of ownership as well as a practical way to make it automated. 

・Improving Rakuten Shopping UI/UX 
・Pursuing high quality/performance and scalable application architecture 
・Test-Driven-Development with unit-testing 
・Aiming Agility into the workflow to reduce time-to-market 
・Eliminating manual efforts as much as possible 
・Mobile DevOps 
・UI Automation 
・Staying up-to-date with modern trends, technologies and frameworks 

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

・Over 2 years' experience in Android native application development (Kotlin and Java)
・Over 4 years' professional software development experience out of mobile domain
・Experience working with a backend team to design web service interfaces and build networking components
・Capable for modern best practices: Reactive programming, IoC(DI), OAuth, Open ID Connect 
・Strong problem-solving skills to solve complex and uncertain situations
・Motivation to drive things by yourself
・Great communication skills 
・Practical understanding for Agile development methodologies

Preferred qualifications

・Over 5 years' experience in iOS and Hybrid application development (Reactnative, etc.) 
・Enthusiasm for CI/CD in mobile domain 
・Strong leadership to encourage team members and guide them toward the groups mission
・Past mentorship for other team members and encouraged mutual growth
・Experience in designing UI automated testing with its' scope including technology stack

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 to 5:30pm (Prescribed working hours: 7 hours and 30 minutes)
Break time: 60 minutes
Overtime work: Yes
Other working hour supplements: Normally, working hours are as above, but may vary depending on morning meetings.
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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