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The team is a global e-Reading service with one of the largest e-Reading catalogues in the world. We believe reading is important and consumers should have the freedom to read any book on any device. We have attracted over four million readers from over 100 countries around the globe. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the ongoing digital revolution of one of the oldest mediums in the world.  In order for us to forge ahead in this space, we need the brightest Software Engineers to help us innovate and implement our major ideas. The ideal candidate will be able to write high quality code and break down high level requirements into smaller, more manageable pieces – taking both business impact and technology into consideration.


Top 3 Skills:

1. React Native experience - a rare skill-set in Japan, but the goal is to find someone who has experience developing with React

2. iOS Experience - mobile development experience strong with SWIFT and Objective C

3. Previous Agile experience. This project with be managed using Agile methodology and done in one and a half week sprints. Previous experience here is important.


Employee Value Proposition

Great culture, have placed a large portion of the team, working with innovative technology


Company type: E-commerce

Title: Software engineer 

Location: Tokyo

Salary: 5 mill/yr – 9  mill/yr (Negotiable)

Type of employment: Contract to perm (with a possibility of going perm in future)

Working hours: 9:00 – 18:00 (Flexible working hours)

Holidays/vacations: Weekends and national holidays

Social insurance: Yes

Probation period: 3 Months

Addtional benefits Visa Sponsorship from offshore applicants, commutation fee, free meals, insurance