Java API Engineer

Job Type
6,500,000 JPY - 8,000,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
English Level
Fluent (TOEIC 990)
Start Date


One of the top E-commerce companies in Japan is hiring a Java API Engineer. The company currently operates about 70 services, and their online travel service division aims to become the top travel platform.
They are developing multilingual sites, including both Japanese and English websites, to maximize and bring in more customers from all over the world. They are looking for an experienced Java developer to help them launch new and existing products through their domestic and multilingual sites.

‐ Write well-designed, testable, and efficient code by using the best software development practices
‐ Create site layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
‐ Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
‐ Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
‐ Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
‐ Have a major impact on the day-to day development of their products

【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!

【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

Required Skills

‐ Experience in building Java applications, preferably backend services with APIs.
‐ Programming experience using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests.
‐ Strong experience developing web services (experience using XML and JSON- Spring MVC/REST, SOAP, etc. is a plus.)
‐ Experience troubleshooting development and production issues across multiple environments and operating platforms.
‐ Ability to integrate applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
‐ Experience supporting users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
‐ Experience supporting web application developers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

Preferred Skills

‐ Experience working on a distributed team.
‐ Experience with various database technologies, such as Oracle, MongoDB, or Redis.