Server-side Engineer / LINE platform

2020.07.10 Japan

※Important Announcement※
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we are currently facing difficulties applying for working visas and traveling into Japan is restricted. Under these circumstances we are currently unable to extend offers to candidates who are living outside of Japan or do not own a permit to work in Japan. However, we continue to track the situation and once it is safe to proceed with recruiting, we will again open positions to candidates who wish to work at LINE in Japan.

■Job Introduction
- Design and develop server-side feature APIs for LINE's messaging and social graph services, as well as other LINE Family services.  
- Design and develop scale and distributed processing-driven data structures for large-scale data storage. 
- Develop technology visions for a system that can flexibly address ongoing structural, performance, and scalability improvements for the LINE platform in addition to varying business needs

Lead/Senior Software Engineer - Line Server
<Minimum Qualifications>
- Major in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
- Strong skills and experience in at least one of the following languages: Java, C, C++, Scala, Erlang
- Experience with complexity analyses for algorithms and data structures as well as software design experience
- Experience developing consumer services
- Expertise in designing, analyzing, and problem solving for large-scale systems or distributed systems
- Experience leading development projects

<Preferred Qualifications>
- Masters or PhD in Computer Science 
- Understanding of and experience tuning JVM internal architecture and garbage collection
- Extensive knowledge of networks and experience designing and developing client/server protocols and APIs (REST and RPC) for mobile
- Experience with using NoSQL in developing databases for big data processing or distributed storage
- Experience designing and developing asynchronous and non-blocking IO systems
- Ability to proactively approach and troubleshoot system issues
- Experience developing and operating global-scale services 
- Open source committer and contributor

<Language Skills>
- Ability to communicate in Japanese (conversational level) and English (reading, writing, able to understand technical content)

 Software Engineer - Line Server
<Minimum Qualifications>
- Major in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
- 3+ years of hands-on experience in at least one of the following languages: Java, C, C++, Scala, Erlang
- Possesses problem-solving skills and understanding of algorithms and data structures
- Experience developing in Linux and Unix environments

<Preferred Qualifications>
- Masters or PhD in Computer Science
- Extensive experience in at least one of the following languages: Java, C, C++, Scala, Erlang
- Experience operating or developing distributed systems
- Broad grasp of networks and experience developing client/server protocols and APIs (REST and RPC) for mobile
- Experience with using NoSQL in developing databases for big data processing or distributed storage
- Strong grasp of Linux and Unix systems and networks
- Experience developing consumer services

<Language Skills>
- Ability to communicate in Japanese (conversational level) and English (reading, writing)

<Ideal Candidate>
- Interested in the internet and optimistic about its possibilities
- Eager to expand knowledge and learn about new technologies

■Location
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
Shinjuku Office /JR SHINJUKU MIRAINA TOWER 23rd FL.,4-1-6 Shinjuku,Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo,160-0022

■Working hours
One of the followings will be applied: Discretionary labor system for professional work (Employee is deemed to have worked for 9.5 hours a day, regardless of the actual number of hours worked), Flex-time system (core time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm) or 10:00 am–6:30 pm(actual working hours 7 hr 30 min)
*To be determined after the interview process

■Holidays/vacations
Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), national holidays, paid leave, New Year’s holiday, congratulatory and condolence leave, "Refreshment" leave (every 5 years, employees who have been employed under a continuous contract are entitled to 10 days of paid leave)

■Compensations
Annual salary system (To be determined based on skills, experiences and abilities after discussions)
- Annual compensation will be divided into 12 months and paid on a monthly basis.
- Separate incentives available (*1)
- Compensation revision: twice a year
- Allowances: commuting allowance, LINE Pay Card Benefit Plan (*2)
(*1) In addition to your annual compensation, you may receive incentives (twice a year) depending on the company's and individual performance and evaluation on your performance. (Incentives are not guaranteed to be provided. An incentive payment will only be paid if you remain employed as of the payment date.
(*2) This is an allowance separate from the salary meant for employees to use for their health, personal development, support for raising the next generation, and more.

■Insurances
Employment insurance, workers accident compensation insurance, health insurance, employees pension insurance

■Benefits
- Periodic health checkup
- Company events and others

*Implementation of second-hand smoke prevention measures

[Prohibiting Indoor Smoking (other than Smoking Room)]
Shinjukul, Osaki, Minami-shinjuku, Yotsuya

[Prohibiting Indoor Smoking (outdoor Smoking Area)]
Shinuku (NEX), Nishi-shinjuku

Details to be shared during interviews.

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