Rails Engineer for BtoC Development at EdTech Company

About the company
This company is an educational institute with 2 decades in the industry. They have established themselves as an institution that brings in a global business perspective to local and foreign students.
They have grown to become a leading business school to help professionals expand their repertoires and skills for the next stage in their careers.

The institute has developed a strong network and partnerships with large corporations to ensure high quality of education and graduates. Their goal is to extend their reach all over Asia and eventually become the #1 institute for professionals who seek to further their knowledge and abilities in an ever changing industry.
Corporate Culture
- The institute prides themselves on their professionalism and ensures that their staff and students follow.
- They are very global and offer great insights on all related business.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
  • Many employees speak English
  • Communicate with foreign clients
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
- With offices and campuses around Asia, the institute has a good grasp of global trends and has a foothold in the Asian market.
- 95% of their students are foreigners.
- The company works with professionals from all over the world.
You will be in charge of the back-end development of services that distribute the company's abundant business video content, including its Unlimited Learning program. The company's goal is to accelerate development related to corporate subscriptions.

If you have experience in web application backend team development, Rails experience is not required.
The system is built on Ruby on Rails for the server side and AWS and GCP for the infrastructure.

The company is also working on building a system to avoid leaving technical debt in the future, and are doing agile development using Scrum. As the team has only been formed for a few months, they are also focusing on improving the development process and product speed.

▼Specific tasks
・ Backend development of "GLOBIS All You Can Learn", an unlimited video service for business people.
・ Backend development of online learning services to be developed in the future.
・ Back-end development of the GLOBIS membership platform system, which will serve as the basis for the provision of the above services.

Organizational structure of the team to which you will be assigned: 1 team leader/about 8 people including regular employees, contract employees, and temporary employees.

▼Attractive points
・ You will be able to learn business knowledge through the application you develop.
・ Please try it out and drive improvements on your own.
・ Flexible working hours, remote work, free attire, self-development support system, support system for attending the company's education instutite, study abroad system, etc. This is a good place to work for engineers who are aiming for personal growth.

▼Development environment
・ Language: Ruby 2.5
・ Frameworks: Ruby on Rails 5
・ Testing: RSpec
・ Infrastructure: AWS, GCP

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
・ Experience in web application development using MVC framework
・ Self-motivated and able to learn and master technologies
・ Able to communicate smoothly with others
Japanese Level
  • Business / Fluent
・ Able to proactively identify and solve problems
・ High motivation to learn
・ Experience designing architecture for multiple system integration
・ Experience in code review using pull requests in business
・ Experience in agile development
・ Experience developing products that provide multiple systems in coordination
・ Experience in team development in a medium- to large-scale organization
・ Experience in implementation and design around infrastructure and platform (ID integration, etc.)
Ideal candidate
・ Someone who can lead or give input on the overall direction of the project.
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
  • 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)
Remote Work
  • Full remote work