Front-End Engineer (E-Commerce Search) : BDD at rakuten

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Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce companies in the world. Our mission is to empower people and society through the internet while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company.


Search is the corner stone of a successful e-commerce business, but excellent search is not enough. The experience of search must also delight. As a UX Software Engineer for E-commerce Search at Rakuten, you will be responsible for delivering projects that improve the search experience to create an enjoyable, personalized shopping experience for customers.


  • Communicate with designers and business owners to implement and improve new features
  • Come up with innovative solutions for enhancing the search user experience
  • Create clean, modern, testable, well-documented code
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Share your knowledge and help your entire team to excel
  • Diagnose and solve website performance issues

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
  • Expert level knowledge of JavaScript
  • Experience with React.js and TypeScript a plus
  • You have an eye for details and strive to get the UX pixel perfect
  • Creative mind and ability to think out of the box to experiment with new solutions
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX best practices and considerations
  • Always curious to understand all aspects of a project from the technical ecosystem to the business model

Your Team:

  • Closely working with the search engine team, you will be part of a team focusing on e-commerce search front-end
  • Improvements are done through continuous A/B testing and result analysis
  • You will have flexibility and autonomy to solve problems and deliver solutions
  • We will fully support you in developing software the right way