Rakuten, a major global internet service company, is hiring application engineers from across the world.
We need IT engineers for multiple business domains managed at Crimson House, our flagship company headquarters in Tokyo.
What we’d like GaijinPot users to know about Rakuten:
・Japanese is nice to have, but not mandatory for engineers — our internal company language is English.
・ Over 17,000 people from more than 70 countries work for Rakuten Global giving us a highly diverse internationally minded company culture.
・We welcome applicants from overseas who need visa sponsorship. You can start work in Tokyo in around six weeks after accepting our hiring offer, however please understand this may vary depending on the situation.
・Based in 30 countries and regions, we serve 1.3 billion users worldwide. Our main businesses are online marketplaces, internet financial services like banking and Insurance as well as sports and entertainment. We are always researching the use of cutting edge technologies — especially for data and AI — with five bases in four countries.
・Our consolidated annual sales are over ¥1.1 trillion (US$119 trillion) and we’re still growing.
For more information, see below and if you are interested in a career at Rakuten — apply today!
The Application Engineer's mission is to strengthen the operations, products and business activities ofRakuten Group companies — as well as Rakuten as a whole — by planning, designing, developing, testing, debugging and implementing robust architecture and test applications.
In order to provide excellent products and services, application engineers are responsible for developing and performing high-quality operations, updating and improving existing applications, as well as creating new technologies and forms of automation.
Your tasks will be related to software development depending on your past experience and interests. Let’s discuss these in our interviews, but please understand our hiring needs change depending on each situation.
・Minimum 3 years of experience using Linux or/and Windows
・Experience using RDB, SQL Server
・Bachelor's degree or higher
・Experience of web application development for consumers.
・¥4,500,000 – ¥6,500,000 per year (competitive salary based on experience)
・Monday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
・Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
・10 days annual paid vacation time (increased one day each year thereafter).
・Obon and Oshogatsu paid time off each year.
・Maternity, paternity, compassionate and other special leaves.
・The total above holidays equal 126 days off per year in 2020.
・Full Shakai Hoken (Japanese social insurance).
・Employee stock ownership scheme.
・Corporate sports club membership.
・Support for balancing work and childcare/nursing duties.
【Rakuten Crimson House perks】
・Company cafeteria (free breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
・Library (individual learning space)
・Crimson Club (restaurant)
・Rakuten Fitness Club & Spa”
・Rakuten Hair Salon
・Rakuten Cleaning laundry service
・HARI-UP massage and acupuncture center
【Social and extra-curricular events】
・Clubs and activities
・Family days, etc.
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