Senior Backend Developer(Software Engineer)

Minato City, Tokyo, Japan | Production Team | Full-time


Our Technology team is an integral part of our business. They are perpetual problem solvers, creative technical thinkers and are always seeking new and innovative ways to leverage technical solutions to bring ideas to life and grow our clients’ businesses.


Here’s what you should know if you want to be a Senior Backend Software Engineer at FunkyCorp:


What you’ll be doing

  • Improvement and maintenance of the existing websites, created but our company
  • Build and integrate backend services, RESTful Web Services, CMS, 3rd party APIs, and other 3rd party solutions to populate content and data
  • Work within a CMS solution or other platforms that drive web applications
  • Document and diagram complex web applications (Requirement definition documents, Scope of work, Design documents, etc.
  • Collaborate with other software engineers in architectural design discussions and give advices during the working process


What we’re looking for

  • 4+ years of engineering experience in the software industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, web stacks, libraries, and frameworks.
  • At least two years' experience as a Node.js and React developer
  • Collaborating with front-end developers on the integration of elements.
  • Experience with agile methodology


Preferred Skills

  • JLPT level N2 or equivalent and experience communicating in both spoken and written Japanese in a fast paced office setting


The Ideal Person

  • Has extensive experience with cloud infrastructure solutions such as AWS (S3, EC2, ELB, RDS, Lambda, Cognito, Cloud Watch, Router53, Cloud Front, etc.) and PaaS Heroku
  • Has development experience using version management systems such as Git and SVN
  • Has experience working with and designing relational database systems, such as Postgres, MySQL
  • Is an expert debugger with excellent automation and unit testing skills


Hiring process

  • Application→Screening→2-3 interviews→Hired


Salary: JPY 6 – 8 million per annum depending on experience

Bonus: twice a year (at Company’s sole discretion)

Employment location: 107-0062 Tokyo, Minato City, Minamiaoyama, 6−12−1 TTS Minami-aoyama Bldg. 8F 

Work hours: 10:00–19:00 Mon–Fri excluding public holidays

Treatment and benefits: Social insurance / Employees’ pension / Employment insurance / Worker's compensation insurance / Travel allowance (maximum ¥20,000 per month), etc.

Holidays and vacations: Two days off per week / National holidays / GW, Summer, New Year vacations