Front-End Engineer for Center of Excellence (Intermediate / Senior) - Marketing & Design Supervisory Dept. at rakuten

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Operating with over 60 services across the globe, Rakuten continues to expand its businesses. We are actively hiring new talents to supervise the entire Rakuten front-end engineering section and foster its engineering culture. Addressing R&D for cutting edge front-end technology, you will be able to develop your technical capability as an expert.


This is a mission-oriented opportunity in which you can work on not only service development but also organization development using your expertise.



  • Internal tool development supporting quality improvement and efficiency
  • Hands-on support for engineers in business units
  • Encouragement of Open Source Software contribution

Required Skills / Experience

  • Vanilla JS / ES6 ability
  • Real experience with JS UI / MVC / Flux frameworks (React.js, Angular, Vue.js, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge on HTML5 and CSS3
  • SASS/SCSS ability, deep understanding of CSS design methodologies (BEM, OOCSS, ECSS, etc.)
  • Environment use with build tools
  • Deep understanding of Git management
  • Basic understanding in RESTful APIs
  • English (TOEIC 800 or equivalent level communication skill is require

Required Skills / Experience for Senior Role

  • Participation in front-end design / spec definition
  • Environment setting with build tools
  • Real world implementations are a must
  • Strong leadership

Preferred Skills / Experience

  • Unit/Functional Testing
  • Functional programming
  • Knowledge about performance optimization
  • Ability to organize documentation, such as specifications and guidelines
  • Familiarity with CUI operation
  • Experience in Backend development
  • Contribution to Open Source Software


  • An excellent communication skill that drives teamwork
  • A passion for technology and a strong interest in industrial trends
  • A go-getter who thrives on their own
  • A get-things-done mindset (never giving up and pulling through until the end of challenges)




  • Holidays: Saturday,Sunday and National Holidays
  • Summer/Winter Holidays, Paid Vacations and Special Leave


  • On Boarding Orientation
  • Career Training
  • Management Training
  • Global Experience Program(GEP)


  • Social Insurances(Pension, Health, Employment, Unemployment)
  • Commuting Expense
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Sports Club for a discounted price
  • Visa Support
  • Daycare for kids

Other Services

  • Cafeteria (Free Breakfast and Lunch and Dinner)
  • Library
  • Convenience Stores
  • Rakuten Clinic for a fee
  • Rakuten Pharmacy for a fee
  • Rakuten Fitness Club&Spa for a fee
  • Rakuten Hair Salon for a fee
  • Laundry Service for a fee
  • Massage and Acupuncture Service for a fee


  • Auxiliary Funds for Club Activities
  • Baseball(Rakuten Golden Eagles's game available at discounted price)


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