Web Application Engineer (Scala: 2715)

Job Type
3,500 JPY - 4,000 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


One of the leading e-commerce companies is looking for an Web Application Engineer (Scala). An existing team is creating innovative tools and services to support internal development teams as well as business users and contribute to our continuous growth.

‐ Invent, design and implement new services and tools supporting internal development teams and business users
‐ Communicate clearly within the team and also across the organization
‐ Help manage the teams own backlog and roadmap

The tech stack currently includes the following (in no particular order):

‐ Scala / Scalaz / Finagle
‐ Thrift
‐ MongoDB / Cassandra / CockroachDB
‐ Splunk / Prometheus / Grafana
‐ Ansible / Chef / Terraform
‐ Kafka
‐ Pants

【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

‐ Previous experience with Scala, Haskell, OCaml or any other typed functional programming language
‐ Critical thinking even under time pressure
‐ Interest in writing high-quality code and motivating others to do the same

Preferred Skills

‐ Analytics, data-warehousing and business intelligence
‐ Information visualization
‐ Apache Mesos and/or Aurora
‐ Enjoying green-tea
‐ Open to business trips