Web Engineer for Kyoto Based health care venture company

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT start up


Ever heard of the phrase ‘You are what you eat’?
Ever wondered what the relationship between your health, food, and exercise has with your work? Or if what role companies have in ensuring a good work/life balance?

In a world where companies are increasingly becoming aware of the relation between employees health, well-being and productivity, this company is developing technology to empower companies and their employees to better synergise an individuals’ well-being by monitoring their health, diet and exercise in one application. Unlike most health applications that are B2C however, this company is has a B2B model. By targeting companies they are including companies in the critical shift towards a healthier, happier life balance as well as an optimisation of individuals’ capabilities and performance.

The application uses cloud technology in order to achieve its mission to achieve health through diet by using technology. With a team of engineers, hardware professionals, dieticians, nutritionists and business leaders, this company is working to promote a holistic approach towards a healthier, happier life to reduce illness and optimise peoples’ health through their diets.

Nakagyō-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto-fu, Japan

Job Description

Job Description:

By working on feedback flow of “planning, check, learning”, you will work on accelerating the growth of the service as web engineer.

Besides development, you will also work on delivery to AWS environment as well as measurement part.

Your job will include but not be limited to:

-Web service development *For any new function, it is possible to discuss about programming language as well as framework

-Develop in AWS environment

-Connect with external service (e.g. Connecting with API for Image recognition and bot, and other various services)

-Plan automated test and development



-Backend: Python ( Flask + SQLAlchemy ) + MySQL

-Infrastructure: AWS ( EC2/ElastiCache/RDS/API Gateway/Route53/CloudFront/S3 )





・More than 5 years of professional development experience in Web service

・No Japanese is required



・General knowledge and experience on AWS

・Those who have experience in developing services using machine learning


They look for those:

Who have a mind set to create/grow the company together and can be committed to the company’s growth

Who are flexible in changes, new ideas
Who can commit to the company’s goal of getting listed in the market (IPO)



・Annual expected salary: 3 million JPY to 6 million JPY (based on your skillset and experiences)

・Transportation cost: Covered according to the company’s rule

・Salary revision: once in 12 months

・Various social insurances are provided

・Book purchase support

・Special financial support to those who attend conference in case you are going to give lecture/speak at the conference

・Work hours: 9:00-18:00 (1 hour break)

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, Summer Holiday, End of year and new year holiday


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



How to Apply


If you are intersted 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 the company 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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