Engineer for Foreign Language Education *No Japanese is required

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT start up

About

With the mission of realizing innovation in the field of language study, they are making various IT service/application using Artificial Intelligence technology as its core technology.

 

The company was established by former employee who used to work for foreign investment bank. For his day-to-day business, English was required but since he did not have any experience of having studied abroad, it was very difficult for him to become fluent in English. He explored various learning methods and that led him to start this company.

 

They have released various English learning apps, and two of the apps ranked top 1 for paid apps. There are millions of users for those apps.

 

They have successfully secured funding from various well known VCs and they are ready to accelerate their activities. They are now moving to new office.

 

Corporate culture

It is typical start up atmosphere: there are BGM in the office and people can wear any clothes to the work. Almost everyone is engineers so they really concentrate on the work during the work.

Many of the employees are already married and the company values work life balance. Although everybody concentrates on the work, they try to have tea time and have time with all the team members and maintain friendly atmosphere.

20% of employees are foreign national (from China and Australia) and many of the employees are good at English and the company is trying to have more diversity in the work place.  

Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan

Job Description

The direction of development and the architecture (such as using BaaS and behavior analysis tools) are decided mostly by engineers

As the company really focuses on innovation and new idea, as an engineer, you can share a lot of new ideas and make your idea into production

Also there will be regular team meeting which the whole team would discuss together about how development process can be improved etc.… Through this regular meeting, you have chance to learn from other engineers about efficient way of programming/working on production etc.…

For the development environment, they are using:

Swift3 / Kotlin / Spring / AWS / Google Cloud Platform/ IBM Watson / Bitbucket / Slack

                                   

Global aspects:

Currently, the company is focusing on English language learning application, but they are planning to launch various other language applications such as Japanese study apps etc… They are also planning to launch the app in China and Korea.

 

Requirements:

・iOS development experience

 

It will be better if you have:

Experiences in IT development

・Swift knowledge and experience

・API knowledge and experience

*No Japanese is required

 

They are looking for those:

・Who love to work to help people to learn foreign language

・Who have very positive mindset and are friendly

 

Conditions:

・Salary:

For part time: 1000 JPY per hour (will be promoted based on your performance)

For fulltime:

Annual expected salary: With 3 years of development experience 4 million JPY or so

With more than 5 years of experience, the salary will go up to 5 to 8 million JPY

・Salary promotion:  once a year

・Transportation cost: fully covered

・Work hours: You can choose one of the work hours: 1) 9:00-18:00 or 2) 10:00-19:00

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday

・The company does not encourage over time work. By 7:30, people leave the office. However, during the time that the project is very busy, there is time that you have to stay up to 9:30 PM or so.

 

*Pleaase note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*

                        

How to Apply



If you are interested in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 

 

First we will be screening your resume.

 If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

 

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