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Rakuten, Inc. is the largest e-commerce company in Japan, and third largest e-commerce marketplace worldwide. Rakuten seeks to empower merchants to deliver Omotenashi, a hospitality mindset, which helps sellers create lasting relationships with customers. At Rakuten, we offer competitive salaries, benefits, annual bonuses, a stocked kitchen (including catered breakfast and lunch daily), and a dynamic office environment in San Mateo, CA. We love investing in our people and when it comes down to it, we think our entire team is pretty awesome. As a technology focused company, we understand the importance of an energizing atmosphere that promotes collaboration and innovation. 

We are looking for a talented Full-Stack Engineer who will work on our backend services, APIs and build tools to enable our Business Units to run a world-class e-commerce marketplace. The candidate will be working with product managers and designers in a start-up like environment. 

  • Develop new features and fix bugs in services and APIs running Rakuten.com business units
  • Work with senior teammates on identifying root causes of incidents, proposing and implementing fixes for them
  • Become intimately familiar with systems he/she builds and thrive for writing maintainable code
  • Consistently improve maintainability and stability of the codebase and help it evolve with the team
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Self-driven and motivated to learn from senior teammates
  • Programming in C# and/or Java, Scala, Ruby, Javascript
  • Experience with modern web frameworks such as ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, React.
  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take a project from requirements analysis through to launch and operation of the system in production
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our website or to personal email accounts of employees of Rakuten and any subsidiaries of Rakuten are considered property of Rakuten and any subsidiaries of Rakuten and are not subject to payment of agency fees. 

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