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Head of Development (expired)

elady co.,ltd

elady co.,ltd

Job ID
Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Nov 1, 2023
Information Technology
Application Development, Network / Server Development / Management, Database Design / Development, Communication Infrastructure / Development, Control / Embedded Software Development, Project Manager, Project Leader, IT Consultant, Software Engineer, Programmer, IT Support / Helpdesk / Field Engineer, Other IT, Internet, Telecommunication, General Marketing, Media Planning, Media Buying, E-Commerce / Online Marketer (SEO, SEM, SMO), Market Research, Market Analysis, PR, Investor Relations, Other Marketing, Advertising, PR
Work Type
Full Time / Executive (SVP, VP, Department Head, etc)
Remote work
¥10.0M ~ ¥20.0M / Year
  • Negotiable


  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Visa sponsorship available


★★ Company Overview ★★
eLady Ltd. is one of the leading online resellers of authentic luxury brand items in Japan, utilizing its patented global marketplace platform.

We handle tasks ranging from product listings to data integration with dozens of global marketplaces, sales management, and order management.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in both maintaining and operating systems built by past generations for over 20 years, as well as developing next-generation systems, including the utilization of state-of-the-art AI solutions.

The role includes the following tasks:

★★ Tasks ★★
● Responsible for all technical aspects, including the maintenance and development of all systems (existing and future) of the company.
   ○ System design, including operations.
   ○ Development and construction of the entire system from front-end to infrastructure.
   ○ Cost optimization.
   ○ Improvement of the development process.
● Alignment of the systems and development with the corporate strategy and priorities set by management.
● Project management, including:
   ○ Conducting business requirement interviews and defining business requirements
   ○ Defining development and system priorities with the management of the company
   ○ System requirements definition, design, and specification creation
   ○ Hands-on development as needed and assigning development tasks to members of the development team
   ○ Managing development tasks
   ○ Handling technical inquiries (system investigation, proposing solutions, technical support)
   ○ Creating technical documents (including ER diagrams, flowcharts, and explanatory materials for non-engineers: Japanese and English)
   ○ Researching technical documents such as API specifications (Japanese and English)
   ○ Conducting regular one-on-one meetings to track the progress of development team members
● Recruitment planning, hiring, and training of developers and technical staff (including outsourcing).
● Team building.
● Technology selection and implementation within the engineering team.
● Backend and Frontend development management and implementation:
   ○ Programming modifications and database design
(PHP, Go, Classic ASP, MySQL, SQL Server, Python, Mongo DB, Vanilla JavaScript, jQuery)
   ○ Infrastructure and network setup (GCP, AWS, Cloud Run)
   ○ Integration with payment systems (Stripe, Paypal), WMS and logistics systems.
   ○ Configuring monitoring tools and WAF (Datadog, Cloudflare)
   ○ Researching technical documents such as API specifications (Japanese and English)
   ○ Library transitions (from AdminWrap to Bootstrap)
   ○ Modernization (Vue.js, TypeScript, Nuxt.js)
   ○ SEO optimization (markup revisions, image optimization, error resolution, etc.)

★★ Location, Working Hours, and Environment ★★
● Mostly Remote work (High-speed internet connection of 250Mbps+ is recommended for online meetings)
● Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy. Google Workspace, and Slack accounts will be provided.
● Availability for urgent communications 24/7/365

★★ Required Qualities ★★
● Strong knowledge of web systems (10+ years of practical experience is a must)
● Experience with E-commerce is strongly preferred
● Hardworking, and energetic fast learner, a creative outside-of-the-box thinker
● Strong problem-solving and organizational skills and ability to work efficiently
● Emphasis on teamwork and responsibility
● Understanding of technical ethics, general information security, and compliance knowledge
● CS degree a plus
● Excellent communication skills in Japanese (Fluency in English is a plus)
● Minimum 5 years of experience in PHP and Linux server environments
● Experience with AWS, GCP, and SQL Server
● Minimum 3 years of experience in jQuery and TypeScript
● Experience with Vue.js is a plus
● Experience with Data Science, NLP, Gen AI, and AngularJS is a plus
● Experience working with Trello, Postman and Redash is a plus
● Prior experience designing and consuming REST APIs
● Object-oriented experience is a plus
● Version control software experience (GIThub)

★★ Location ★★
eLady Ltd.
Roppongi, Tokyo
・Tokyo Metro 「Roppongi 1chome 」5min.
・Tokyo Metro 「Tameike-sanno 」10min.
・Tokyo Metro 「Akasaka 」10min.

Last modified on December 2, 2023

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