Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 5500000 - 8000000 JPY
Job Function: Developer
Reference: JO-190227-184092
Industry: Technology/Online
Sub-Industry: Large IT Corporation

Company Overview

Our company investment into media and digital companies have been key drivers in our international and domestic Japan presence. With home-grown brands and acquisitions, the portfolio of companies within this domain is growing. The Digital Ecosystem Services Team’s mandate is to incubate and support initiatives within this portfolio of media and digital companies. Through creation of new products and services, we achieve economies of scale while implementing the latest technologies and best practices.

An area of expansion within the digital space is in video-based entertainment. In particular: video delivery, real-time video content, interactive video content, and community content will be leveraged to strengthen our digital product offerings and ecosystem. By building the mobile apps, services, and infrastructure for the enablement of these product offerings, you will be creating new market opportunities. Along the way, you will be expected to explore new technologies and solve difficult problems.

Job Description

・Be an expert in Android mobile application development
・Consult and keep up-to-date about the intricacies of developing within the Google ecosystem (e.g. Play store rules, submissions, payments, developer tools, etc.)
・Work with product and business teams to review, estimate, and prioritize features
・Collaborate with design, QA, and backend teams to ensure quality delivery
・Coordinate with remote teams on technical implementations
・Investigate and fix defects and performance issues
・Maintain good code quality and consistencies
・Review and refactor workflows to make whole development team more efficient
・Introduce new tools, practices, and automation
・Demonstrate new features and progress to product manager and/or stakeholders

Requirements

・At least 5 years' experience in Android mobile application development
・Demonstrable knowledge of Kotlin and Java
・Knowledge of using Web-based APIs in a mobile context
・Experience with UI development with wireframes and mocks from design teams
・Experience working in a software development team environment
・Usage of modern version control systems
・Native language proficiency in Japanese OR English

Desirable Experience / Skills:
・Programmatic video processing
・Consumer/client facing apps and services development
・Community and social network development
・Localisation and multi-region distribution
・UI Testing frameworks
・Automation testing
・In-app payment and general payment processing workflows
・Working with remote teams
・Business level proficiency in English or Japanese (in addition to native language proficiency above)