Web Application Engineer (Java:2685)

Job Type
3,450 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


Leading E-commerce company is looking for a highly motivated Java engineer for the API Service Group.

‐ Analyze requirements to envision system features and functionality to deliver strong technical solutions
‐ Understand current functioning API gateway
‐ Design and develop new API gateway core features as well as new APIs containing specific business logic
‐ Perform unit & system tests to ensure quality of deliverables
‐ Enhance existing web application based on design documents provided
‐ Modify existing software to fix existing bugs and make other improvements
‐ Use agile methodologies to meet the project deliverables on schedule
‐ Communicate well with onsite and offshore teams


【Company Details】

Our client is a large global Internet service company that has enjoyed sustained growth as they continue to expand their business in various new areas and industries. This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment in Japan. Our client actively strives to be an equal opportunity employer, and they have many female and foreign nationals in upper management positions. Their brand has also gained global recognition as they sponsor some of the world's most famous sports teams. Our client prides themselves in providing a comfortable working environment for their employees. Engineers are welcome to choose their own setup (Windows/Mac, etc.); whatever makes them comfortable! Free meals are also provided at the company cafeteria. Their chefs work to create exciting new menus and dishes, so employees never get tired of the food!

Skillhouse has placed many candidates here, and we currently boast the highest number of contracts annually out of any vendor. Due to our great working relationship, the interview process is smooth and easy. Our account managers individually work with each candidate to make sure everyone is fully prepped and well-informed beforehand, so candidates feel confident during every step of the application process. We also offer advice and consultation on how to write successful and effective resumes in both Japanese and English. Skillhouse can even set up a company tour (depending on the situation).

Required Skills

‐ 7+ years of experience in Core Java (JDBC Programming, Web Services, SOAP, Gradle)
‐ 5+ years of experience in J2EE applications
‐ 5+ years of experience in Spring Framework
‐ Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields
‐ Application designing using Spring/Java Design patterns
‐ Application development connecting to a database such as MySQL
‐ Web-based applications development with either WebSphere Application Server or Tomcat
‐ Interpersonal and communication skills to ease communication within the diversified team
‐ Highly motivated to make proactive contributions to the team outside of the work explicitly asked

Preferred Skills

‐ Groovy programming
‐ Micro-service application development
‐ API test automation
‐ Database performance tuning and optimization
‐ Front-end development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (JQuery, Bootstrap, or Angular JS)