Senior Java Developer (Rakuten Super Point) : ESD 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.


Are you interested in building the next generation of Internet services that will be used by millions of users across the globe every day? 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 No.1 Innovative Company in the world.

By joining our TECH community, the IT powerhouse of the Rakuten Group, you will be part of a diverse global team and play a central role in our technology and innovation. Aligning with TECH’s innovative nature, our Ecosystem Services Department (ESD) is thinking big: building scalable platforms that powers the Rakuten Ecosystem worldwide.


And we in Point Section are responsible for developing and operating Rakuten Super Point Platform, the most popular loyalty program in Japan. Through Rakuten Super Point, millions of users are connected everyday with popular Rakuten services such as EC, Bank, Card, as well as to thousands of convenient stores all over Japan. However, our mission doesn’t stop there, Rakuten super point now is expanding in all over the world from Europe to the Americas to APAC region, and our next mission is to connect it all under single global platform.

By the time you finish reading this, hundreds of thousands of points transactions have been processed through our platform! Interested in hearing more? Come talk with us!


What do we expect from you:


We are looking to add a senior engineer who can collaborate with the other members to deliver web services faster and more resilient to failure.

As a Senior Developer you will work closely with Product Managers to design and develop robust web-based applications for global scale. 
You should take ownership of the quality, delivery and reliability of these services which we develop.

You should seek to continuously improve the system and process as well as mentoring more junior engineers.




  • Join our development team to design and develop large scale internet applications in an agile environment.
  • Take pride in producing high quality code, unit tests and documentation.
  • Seek out modern technologies and methodologies to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Continuously improve quality by refactoring, peer review and mentoring junior members.
  • Take ownership of safe delivery and running of these applications all the way into production.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 8+ years working experience in Java (Spring framework) or equivalent programming
  • At least 5+ years designing and maintain large traffic software design and development.
  • Experience working in agile development environment.
  • Development experience with CI/CD and automation test.
  • Development experience with relational database, Non-SQL, KVS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS, or Ph.D in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • Experience in managing small to mid-size development team.
  • Experience in application deployment and operation on public cloud.
  • Any experience working in a globally distributed engineering team.