Back-end Developer (Java: 2935)

Job Type
3,000 JPY - 3,400 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
English Level
Start Date


With 1.2 billion users globally and 100 million in Japan alone across a wide range of consumer services, a global Internet service company has a wealth of consumer data unlike any other organization.

GDSD (Global Data Supervisory Department) is the team leveraging that data to enhance their ecosystem. Their team of over 400 data scientists and experts is spread across Japan, EU, US, Singapore, China, and India, and is working to develop data platforms, enrich data, create data science products, as well as offering data science consulting services.

For this position, they are looking for an enthusiastic back-end (ideally full-stack) engineer to join this international team.

【Position Details】
‐ API software development of Web based application and database server



【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).

【Working Hours】
9:00 - 17:30(Mon - Fri)

Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays

【Services / Benefits】
Social insurance, Transportation Fee, Skillhouse Benefit

Required Skills

‐ API Dev experience
‐ API Architecture Design experience
‐ Java (Spring) experience

Preferred Skills

‐ Experience with programming using either of Python, Ruby, Scala, Go or JavaScript
‐ Experience with unit testing
‐ Experience with version control system, preferably Git
‐ Experience with taking care of whole software lifecycle such as business requirement analysis, designing, coding, code review, testing, deployment and troubleshooting / operations
‐ Experience with Linux / UNIX command line operation
‐ Experience with Docker / Kubernetes
‐ Experience with Hadoop
‐ Experience with REST API
‐ Experience with modern UI library / framework (React, Angular, Vue or Elm)
‐ Understanding concept of micro service

【Desired Personality】
‐ Passionate to keep on improving yourself and your service
‐ Open against changes
‐ Open to work with people from various backgrounds
‐ Responsible with your product and services
‐ Proactive to challenge, not too afraid about making mistake