Search Engine Developer

Job Type
7,000,000 JPY - 9,000,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
English Level
Fluent (TOEIC 990)
Start Date


The company that has more than 70 million users and some of the most popular Internet services in Japan today is looking for a Search Engine Developer.
Their services are expanding to Asia, Europe, America and the other regions, currently they are one of the leading company of the area in the world. Search Platform team is providing one of the core service and a bunch of services are using now.

Search function is the entry for customers to purchase products. In addition, search function is also quite important for merchant as well for them to be found by customers. Needs for search function and language are different from each service and countries.

The search platform team has a diverse portfolio of development activities. Based on your interest, you might also get the opportunity to work on:

- Large scale distribution system
- Large scale data processing
- Core search engine development and information retrieval solutions
- Data science
- Machine learning
- Computational linguistics

‐ Design, documentation, implementation and testing of features on the search engine core or its surrounding platform.
‐ Continuously improve the search experience and relevance by experimenting with new features and algorithms, and measuring their impact.
‐ Evaluate the performance impact of those new features and algorithms.
‐ Analyze and understand service specific requirements and needs to create generic solutions to be integrated in the search platform.
‐ Contribute to the technical and product direction of the search platform.

Required Skills

‐ BS in Computer Science or related field (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred)
‐ 3 + years of relevant professional experience
‐ Java Programming proficiency
‐ Very good understanding of algorithms and data structures