Backend Engineer (Python)/ Japanese N3 intermediate/ Business English

 Silver Egg Technology Inc.


 Osaka/ Tokyo

Posted on 2021/09/09
Job type Others
Programming language Python
Filter by IT skills Python
Filter by years of experience 3 - 5 Years
Salary min 5 million yen (annually)
Salary max 8 million yen (annually)
Japanese level  Business level (Intermediate)
English level Business
Ref ID 6156
Job appeal Flex time; Less to No Overtime; Work in English; Using new tech
  • Experience in development and operation in the Cloud (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • At least 3 years of experience building server-side web applications (Python, Java, PHP, or Ruby) *Note: Development environment is Python.
  • Experience in WebAPI development
  • Basic knowledge of Linux, RDB, etc.
  • Japanese N3 intermediate level
  • Business level English
Good to have
  • Development experience as a server full stack engineer
  • Experience building server-side web applications
  • Experience in asynchronous Python development
  • Interest in and understanding of the latest machine learning technologies
  • Knowledge and experience in data science.
  • Interest in and understanding of the latest machine learning technologies
  • Knowledge and experience in data science
  • Like problem solving and willingness to learn algorithms and tools.

About the Company

Silver Egg Technology is a leading company in the real-time recommendation space in Japan. For many years, we have been using the most advanced recommendation technology to show the best products and content to each user on the most popular websites in Japan. Through our services, we help our clients create a welcoming online experience for their users.

Work Responsibilities

The personalization platform "Igent X" is scheduled to be released as a new product at the end of June, and as a back-end engineer for the new product, you will be in charge of a wide range of tasks, including design and implementation of the entire system.

[Business description]

  • As an engineer of the company's system, you will be in charge of a wide range of tasks, including design and implementation of our entire system.

  • General business related to the company's system

  • Architecture design and implementation that are necessary for development and easy to operate

  • System tuning to process large amounts of data more quickly

  • Automatic test development to improve quality

[Characteristics of this position]

  • You can experience working on a new product that has just been released and creating a product together.

  • We are particular about being involved in development and operation in-house, and every day we identify problems, consider improvement ideas, and implement services.

  • Since the team is composed of a small number of people, each person has a great deal of discretion and can incorporate opinions and ideas more and more.

  • Under such circumstances, we are trying to develop services that are more satisfying to our customers by actively incorporating the latest technology while making the best use of the characteristics of the cloud.

  • We also have a Python full-stack engineer and a DevOps specialist, who actively interact with each other and create an open environment by holding study sessions as well as work. I keep in mind. It is an environment where you can improve your skills while touching the latest technology!

  • We have more than 20% of foreign engineers, and communication in English is quite frequent.

Assigned to: Engineering Department Product Development Team

Half of them are foreign engineers, but they can communicate in both the UK and Japan.

Preferred Personality

People who like to think and create things from scratch.

Development Environment

  • Language: Python3 (with some Python2)

  • Environment: MacOS/Linux (Ubuntu), Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud Platform

  • Framework: Pyramid, Ember.js (to be replaced from time to time, depending on proposals, etc.)

  • Management tools: Phabricator, Git, Arcanist

  • Development method: Scrum

Organizational Structure

Total: 60 (including temporary staff)

7 foreign nationals from USA, Netherlands, UK, Mexico, Philippines, China

Internal language: Japanese, English

Working Hours

9:30-18:30 (8 hours)

* Discretionary work system

*Average overtime: 8-15 hours/ month

Welfare and Benefits

  • Social insurance (employment, worker's compensation, health, and welfare pension)

  • All transportation expenses paid

  • Access to recreational facilities of Chubu IT Industry Health Insurance Association


  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)

  • National holidays

  • Year-end and New Year vacations (last year's results: 6 working days (12 days including Saturday, Sunday and holidays))

  • GW vacations (as per calendar),

  • Paid Leave

  • Congratulation or condolence leave

  • Annual holidays: 126 days

  • Three days of company paid vacation are granted on the day of employment.

  • Maternity leave, childcare leave, nursing care leave, and shortened work hours during childcare.

Evaluation Process

  • Document screening

  • First round of interviews (General Managers, Managers)

  • Final interview <President, Co-founder, COO

  • Job Offer

*There may be more interviews or meetings, or they may be scheduled on different days.


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