Web Application Engineer (API, Lua, Java/Spring: 3137)

Job Type
3,350 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


One of the largest Internet service companies in Japan is expanding both domestically and globally. They currently operate about 70 services. You will join a talented, multi-cultural team responsible for building and maintaining multiple mission-critical API services.

‐ Write production level, scalable code to deliver new business driving features for a mission critical API gateway
‐ Analyze and understand user requirements to envision strong technical solutions
‐ Write automated tests to ensure quality of code and prevent regressions
‐ Develop and deploy using the CI/CD pipeline to quickly delivery high quality features
‐ Fix bugs and work with QA team to deliver custom builds for debugging and stress testing
‐ Work as part of an agile team to deliver complete end-to-end features and solutions

【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

‐ Experience working in a team to develop and deliver applications
‐ Knowledge of at least one mainstream programming language such as C/C++, Java, or .NET
‐ Experience writing and consuming RESTful APIs
‐ Experience working with databases such as MySQL, Cassandra, or PostgreSQL
‐ Experience with and ability to write automated tests
‐ Hands on experience with source control management tools such as GIT

Preferred Skills

‐ Hands on experience with Lua scripting language
‐ Hands on experience with Nginx / OpenResty
‐ Hands on experience with Docker and Kubernetes
‐ Hands on experience with CI tools such as Jenkins (preferred), Bamboo, or TeamCity
‐ Exposure / domain knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) API gateways