Senior Front-End Engineer

Job Summary

  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Partial remote
  • Apply from Japan only
Language Requirements
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Conversational
Key skills
  • React.js
  • JavaScript/TypeScript,
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Job Description

Job Role

Front-end Engineer

Job Description

[What will you do?] ・Lead the development of our advanced logistics platform ・Work with product managers and designers to implement new platform features. ・Act as an experienced leader to our team by reviewing code and mentoring juniors.

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

・ 5+ years of experience with JavaScript/TypeScript ・Proficiency with React and its ecosystem (e.g., React Router, Redux) ・Expertise in state management and caching (Context API, Redux, IndexedDB, etc.) ・A good understanding of modern UI/UX for single-page applications (SPAs) ・Familiarity with UI frameworks and styling techniques (e.g., MUI, Sass, Flex, BFF) ・Ability to set up and configure projects (npm/yarn, Vite, turbo, eslint, biome, etc.) ・Experience with unit and E2E testing/automation (Jest, Playwright, etc.) ・Excellent debugging and error handling skills ・Solid architectural understanding, including design patterns [Non-technical skills] ・Proactive with strong leadership abilities ・Autonomously organize and prioritize tasks ・Experience creating technical documentation ・Experience working in an Agile environment

Preferred qualifications

・Interest in logistics and data management ・You have extensive experience with REST APIs or similar (e.g. GraphQL) ・Trunk based development and Feature flags ・Basic understanding of CI/CD workflows and setup (e.g. GitHub actions) ・Backend or full-stack experience (Nodejs, Ruby etc.) ・Web design and creating visual mockups (Figma, Sketch, Photoshop) ・Cloud development experience (preferably AWS, GCP) ・Japanese conversational skills

Job Details

Employment type
Japan, Tokyo
Apply from
Japan only
Remote work
Partial remote
Working hours
[How We Work]
- We have full flex time for the Product division, however we have “meeting friendly hours” when we expect employees to be available.

[Remote Work]
- We allow up to 4 day of remote work per week.
- Yearly standard paid time off
- Sick leave (if applicable)
- Congratulation or condolence leave (marriage or immediate family death)
- Maternity and paternity leave
- Childcare leave
- Caregiving leave
Trial period: 3 months
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