Senior Web Application Engineer - Entertainment Service Development Department (ESDD)

Job Summary

  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Partial remote
  • Apply from Anywhere
Language Requirements
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Conversational
Key skills
  • Linux
  • Unix
  • Web application
Back-end Engineer|RakutenBack-end Engineer|RakutenBack-end Engineer|Rakuten

Job Description

Job Role

Back-end Engineer

Job Description

Business Overview Rakuten has provided several entertainment services, such as Rakuten Books, Rakuten Ticket, Rakuten Music, Rakuten TV, etc. Entertainment Service Development Department(ESDD) is the development team which in charge of those services.   Department Overview Entertainment Service Development Department(ESDD) is in charge of Entertainment Services Development in Rakuten, which is managing the following services now. Rakuten Books Rakuten Kobo Rakuten Magazine Rakuten Music Rakuten Ticket Rakuten Collection Rakuten NFT   Position: Why We Hire For keeping services’ growing, we need some senior level members to help us leading the development and introducing new architecture or technologies.   Position Details :Discover problems, propose solutions, and make improvements to contribute to the entertainment contents business. :Develop high quality applications (Requirements, Design, Development, Tests, Review, and Release). :Do operations and improvements on the service after release. Your responsibilities may include: :Launching new services/functions. :Analyzing/developing features which are required in new/existing entertainment contents services. :Developing libraries to increase development efficiency in entertainment contents services.   Work Environment You will work with Media Entertainment Service Section members who have service-oriented mind and flexible mind for the better.

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

- More than 5 years of experience and basic knowledge of web application development. - More than 5 years of experience and basic knowledge of Linux/Unix.

Preferred qualifications

- Experience in developing applications using WEB-APIs. - More than 5 years of experience and basic knowledge of RDB. - More than 5 years of experience in Web application development for consumers. - Basic knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. - More than 1 year of experience and basic knowledge of Git. - More than 3 years of development experience of using IDE. - More than 1 year of experience and basic knowledge of KVS. - Basic knowledge of Web system security. - Experience with Agile methodology. - Experience in designing/introducing of Middleware. - Experience in development with frameworks such as Spring. - Experience in design/development of B2C application (especially experience in developing an EC site).

Job Details

Employment type
Japan, Tokyo
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Remote work
Partial remote
Working hours
9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
・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.
Additional information:
・In principle, there is no temporary transfer.
・In principle, there is no transfer.
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