Web Application Engineer for Leading Media Company

Software engineer

Python PHP

About the company
This group of companies established in 2008 is a marketing and online publishing powerhouse that offers various services that assist corporate businesses in digital marketing and communication. Some of their services include user-oriented content marketing, UX strategy support, brand improvement, and user experience enhancement. They also provide consulting services and other media management support. This group has two subsidiaries; one runs well-known blog sites while the other handles the marketing and branding of notable companies.

The CEO is experienced in the publishing business and co-founded a digital communication agency in 1998 before forming this group. She built her business on the aspiration of delivering information content to users through the use of innovative digital tools. Hence, this digital media group has an engineering team which is vital to its operations. It is currently composed of 8 engineers; an infrastructure engineer, 4 server-side engineers, 2 frontend engineers, and the engineering manager. However, as the company continues to grow bigger, they are seeking out additional members to join the team.
Corporate Culture
There is a startup atmosphere in the IT department. It is relaxed and offers a high degree of freedom and independence to its employees that can help improve their productivity and work-life balance. There is no dress code and remote work is possible. Employees are also not constricted to designated desks and are free to move around the office. Their flextime system has the core hours of just 10:00-12:00 and they have a partner cafe which they consider a satellite office.

Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
Some of the company’s clients include Kanebo, Sony, Shiseido, and Estee Lauder
Developed a project that promotes female active participation and diversity through media
Some of its online publications have achieved recognition
As a web application engineer, you can do one of the following tasks.

・ Development and operation of media management products and services
・ Develop tools and libraries for in-house engineers
・ Development and operation of tools for internal staff
・ Development and operation of micro service API
・ Development and operation of stream pipeline and PubSub system using Amazon Kinesis, DynamoDB Stream, etc.
・ Maintenance, development and operation of search system using ElasticSearch
・ Development and operation of image processing applications
・ Development and operation of cache server

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
It Skills

Programming Languages-Data base related


Programming Languages-Others


・ Over 3 years development experience using
ES2015 +, Golang, Java, Python, or PHP(At least one from them)
・ Application development experience using data stores such as RDB, KVS, DocumentDB
・ Experience building environment using Docker
・ Practical experience in TDD and BDD
・ Experience in working with a team
Japanese Level
  • Business
・ Experience in developing applications with advanced system configuration using AWS
・ Operation experience of large-scale services
・ Knowledge and experience in Varnish and other cache servers
・ Knowledge and experience regarding the development of RestAPI, gRPC, and GraphQL
・ Knowledge and experience in microservices and service mesh
・ Data workflow design knowledge and experience
・ Experience in scrum development
・ Participation in OSS activities
・ Experience in developing and operating contracted projects
・ Experience building and operating in-house services
Type of people (Personality)
Who is interested in media.
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
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)
Other benefits
  • Free snack
  • Conference/event participation support
  • Book purchase support
  • Free Coffee/Tea