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<Visa Support> Japanese-speaking Software Development Engineer / Japan, Tokyo (Ref: TT43550)

Sector IT/Telecom/Engineering
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location Japan-Tokyo
Salary (Annual) ¥8,000,000 - 12,000,000 / Year
The Amazon JP International Technology team is seeking a hard-working, talented, passionate software development engineer to create feature innovations to improve shopping experience with particular focus on the challenges for Japanese customers.
[Job description]
As a Software Development Engineer, you will help solve a variety of technical challenges and work with a team of extremely capable engineers. Given that this is an early-stage initiative, you will play an active role in translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverables and build quick prototypes or proofs of concept. You will help invent new features, design systems, develop and deploy highly scalable and reliable distributed services. You will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and given the size of this initiative, you’ll have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams at Amazon in different locations. You should be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity that’s higher than most projects and relish the idea of solving problems that, frankly, haven’t been solved at scale before. Along the way, we guarantee that you’ll learn a ton, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of customers. You will be part of Japan Consumer Tech, a global software development group based in Tokyo, Japan.

[Required skills / experience]
· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or relevant work experience
· 4+ years professional software development experience
· 4+ years developing web services or applications
· Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs
· Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C++
· Business Level in English
· Fully conversational level in Japanese (JLPT N2 or more)

[Preferred Qualifications]
· Strong sense of ownership, bias for action, urgency, and drive
· Knowledge and experience in large scale system design, distributed computing, system integration, and setting up services
· Knowledge and experience in building customer facing application
· Familiarity with front end development (HTML/CSS/JS) is a plus
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Experience using AWS (DynamoDB, Kinesis, Redshift, etc.)
· Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Salary: 8 to 12 million Japanese yen per annum (£57k - £85k Equivalent)

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Updated: 228 days ago
Ref: TT43550