Front End Engineer in Japan

Job Overview

Employer Type – Recruiter / Dispatch / Temp Agency
Industry – Information Technology, Internet
Salary – 6 million yen ~ 12 million yen JPY Year
English Level – Business Level
Japanese Level – Not necessary
Restricted to Domestic Applicants? – Japan only
Visa Sponsorship – Yes

【About the company …】

It is a pioneer of SVOD (subscription video distribution) services in Japan, having launched its service in 2007.
In Japan’s fast-growing SVOD market, we hold the third largest market share after Netflix and Amazon (based on value, 2020, according to GEM Partners Inc.). As a Japanese company, they have established an impressive No. 1 position and continue to achieve both profitability and growth.

Another feature of the company is its commitment to in-house development. In order to keep up with the rapid changes in online streaming and other related technologies, and to continue to create services that are truly user-friendly, they have built a system that allows us to control all development processes in-house. The service is also highly rated by users, with the iOS app receiving a 4.5 (5.0 perfect score) and the Android app receiving a 4.0 (5.0 perfect score).

【 Job Description 】

They are looking for an engineer to work on the development of a video streaming service.

The company’s development team is divided into several scrums (teams) according to their specialties, but this position does not limit the job type at the entrance; rather, the team will be decided based on the applicant’s orientation and the company’s demand.

【 Requirements 】

Experience with React, GraphQL
Business level of English
Sympathy for and willingness to practice the Agile Software Development Manifesto
Sympathy for and willingness to practice the three pillars (transparency, inspection, and adaptation) that make up Scrum theory

【Ideal Applicants】

Ability to have fun and keep learning
Experience in development and operation of services, products, and applications with a large user base
Experience in developing, publishing, and operating an application or service that you planned
Contribution to open source projects
English skills (especially reading comprehension)

【 Working time 】

Flextime System

【 Holiday 】

土日祝(Saturday/Sunday/National Holiday), 年次有給休暇(Annual Paid Leave), 年末年始休暇(New Year Holiday), 慶弔休暇(Congratulations & Condolence Leave), 夏季休暇(Summer Holiday)


Defined contribution pension plan
Moving expense subsidy (up to 300,000 yen when joining from far away)
High spec PC
Large monitor and second monitor available
Full subsidy for the purchase of geeky gadgets (keyboards, foot pedals, etc.)
Full subsidy for the purchase of software required for work
Full subsidy for attending external training and seminars
Full subsidy for purchasing technical books
Access to smart phones for development
No need to wear a suit
Free snacks and drinks available
Side jobs available

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