Server-side Engineer at a Leading Health and Nutrition Company

Server Side, Back End Engineer, Network Engineer

About the company
Focusing on a healthy and nutritious lifestyle, this company has developed an app to help consumers keep track of their eating habits by a simple snap of their camera. With backing from a large company providing lunch menus to offices and schools, the company seeks to create a program to better the healthy eating movement in Japan and abroad. They always keep the customer's nutritional well-being in mind in order to make the easiest, most user-friendly experience for a convenient and healthy lifestyle.
Corporate Culture
A group of experts in the field of nutrition and IT engineering
They saw the need to have a way to help people understand and improve their lifestyle through food. They are passionate about health and nutrition and want to provide a platform that is unique and has functionality to make a healthy lifestyle cool and fun.

Strongly sharing the mission of solving social health issues through the app
As there are many who don't understand the pros and cons of a healthy and unhealthy diet. They actively find a way to make it understandable and enjoyable to help in solving the current social health issues.

Having a spirit of welcoming diversity
They welcome diversity and are open to learning new techniques and ideas that are used an implemented globally. They want to expand the team with a global mindset to better understand differing needs of their consumers.
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
PR Aspects
Even though the company is backed by a larger corporation. They still have the venture spirit and are always looking to innovate and expand their current design. They want people with the same or similar outlook on their products.
The company is looking to expand its reach to other major areas around the globe. They don’t want to just launch a global app, but also want to make sure that their app is catered specifically to a certain demographic within that area.

As the company is growing rapidly in Japan and North America, the company is looking for Server-side engineers to help lessen the load and improve on the efficiency of their servers and networks.

General server-side development (requirement organization, design, development, test, release)
-Development of new features for the global version of their mobile app and maintenance to improve usability
-Development for the Japanese domestic version of their mobile app

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Under 35 years old
-3+ of development experience
-Currently using PHP for 3 years
-Experience with AWS
-Knowledge of network security
-Conversational level Japanese
Japanese Level
  • Intermediate
-Web application development experience under LAMP environment
-Experience building and managing system on AWS
-Experience using MVC Framework
-Experience using GitHub and automatic test
-Business Japanese
Type of people (Personality)
-Interested in Food and Health
-Willing to experience in growing market.
-Motivated to get new knowledge as engineer
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Salary promotion
Will be considered based on your performance
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
10:00 - 19:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)
The core time is from 10:00~

You can work from home 3~4 times a week.