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Mobile App and Internal Tools Developer (expired)

The CJK Dictionary Institute - 株式会社日中韓辞典研究所

The CJK Dictionary Institute - 株式会社日中韓辞典研究所

Job ID
Niiza city, Saitama
Post date
Feb 7, 2020
Information Technology
Software Engineer, Programmer
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
Amount not specified
  • Negotiable


  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Part-time is desirable/possible
  • Visa desirable but sponsorship possible


Company in Saitama has an immediate opening for a computer programmer who would be responsible for developing and maintaining our iOS and Android applications, and for developing internal tools used for desktop publishing. The ideal candidate should have over three years of experience with Objective-C or equivalent, Java, and Python, and at least two years of experience with Javascript. Business-level English and at least intermediate Japanese is required, and you need to be able to work independently and proactively and capable of managing multiple projects and priorities.

Please note: This position is in Saitama. Only applicants living in Japan (and willing to relocate if not nearby) will be considered. Working remotely is not an option.
Visa desirable but sponsorship possible.

[Job Description]

You will be responsible for maintaining our currently published iOS and Android apps, and developing and delivering new mobile apps. You will need to collaborate in the design of new apps, as well as with the data teams in preparing data for the apps. You will also perform QA and supervise testers. In addition to our mobile app projects, you will also be responsible for collaborating in defining data interchange formats, and maintaining, expanding and improving our semi-automated bookmaking process. You will also need to collaborate in designing dictionary entry layouts, and create stylesheets from designs.

Required Skills:
- 3+ years experience in Swift/Objective-C on iOS
- experience with scripting languages (Python)
- preferably released apps on app store available
- business-level English
- able to work independently and proactively
- capable of managing multiple priorities
- positive attitude towards learning new skills

Desired skills:
- experience with Swift/Object-C
- experience with Java on Android
- worked with WebView, HTML and CSS
- experience with integrating 3rd party libraries
- familiar with the Unicode standard
- networking and API
- basic dev-ops abilities (Ansible)
- app backend maintenance (Javascript, Node.js)

Employee Type: Full-time (part-time is desirable/possible)
Compensation: Negotiable

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