Mobile App and Internal Tools Developer

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Salary Negotiable JPY / Month
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Business Level
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal

Mobile App and Internal Tools Developer

Company in Saitama has an immediate opening for a computer programmer who would be responsible for developing and maintaining our iOS and Android applications, and for developing internal tools used for desktop publishing. The ideal candidate should have over three years of experience with Objective-C or equiovaelnt, Java, and Python, and at least two years of experience with Javascript. Business-level English and at least intermediate Japanese is required, and you need to be able to work independently and proactively and capable of managing multiple projects and priorities.

Please note: This position is in Saitama. Only applicants living in Japan (and willing to relocate if not nearby) will be considered. Working remotely is not a possibility.

[Job Description]

You will be responsible for maintaining our currently published iOS and mobile apps, and developing and delivering new mobile apps. You will need to collaborate in the design of new apps, as well as with the data teams in preparing data for the apps. You will also perform QA and supervise testers. In addition to our mobile app projects, you will also be responsible for collaborating in defining data interchange formats, and maintaining, expanding and improving our semi-automated bookmaking process. You will also need to collaborate in designing dictionary entry layouts, and create stylesheets from designs.

Required Skills:
– 3+ years experience in Swift/Objective-C on iOS
– experience with scripting languages (Python)
– experience with established codebases
– released apps on app store
– business-level English
– able to work independently and proactively
– capable of managing multiple priorities
– positive attitude towards learning new skills

Desired skills:
– experience with Java on Android
– worked with WebView, HTML and CSS
– experience with integrating 3rd party libraries
– familiar with the Unicode standard
– networking and API
– basic dev-ops abilities (Ansible)
– app backend maintenance (Javascript, Node.js)
– version control with git

Employee Type: Part-time desirable but full-time is possible.

Compensation: Negotiable

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Company Information
  • Total Jobs 1 Jobs
  • Full Address 34-14, 2-chome, Tohoku, Niiza-shi, Saitama 352-0001 JAPAN

Company Profile
The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc. (CJKI) specializes in CJK and Arabic computational lexicography. The institute creates and maintains CJK (Chinese, Japanese and Korean) and Arabic lexical databases currently covering approximately 50 million entries. Located in... Read more >
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