Engineer Positions

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About Rakuten’s Employment of engineering New Graduates

Rakuten Group Co., Ltd. Features of hiring new engineers

This is the recruitment page for engineers.
Rakuten Group engineers are hired all year round.
In addition, there are two selection methods, one is to apply from the selection event and the other is to search for a position and apply.

Overview

Assignment

Job title and assignment confirmed at the time of job offer*

Salary

Dependent on skill and experience

Start Date

Joining time can be flexible

Rakuten hires engineering new graduates for specific positions, helping ensure new hires can make full use of the skills and experience they have gained during their studies and allowing them to become immediately effective in their new roles.

Roles and assignments are determined* at the time of the job offer, providing prospective hires with a clear picture of the work they will perform at Rakuten. This knowledge enables prospective hires to hone their expertise during the period before graduation.

Salaries are determined based on individual ability and experience. The timing of joining is also flexible, to account for circumstances such as graduation and study abroad.

The information on this page is intended for entry-level and recent graduate positions. Please check the requirements for each position before applying for the job of your choice.

*Does not apply to some positions. Details can be found in the job post or the position description.

If you have already entered, click here.

The jobs listed on this page are accepted via either “Workday Personal Page” or “Rakuten Personal Page”.

Selection Process

Selection method1

01

Apply at one our Recruitment Events

02

Invited to and pass interview process

03

Receive an offer

Selection method2

01

Search by Positions and apply

02

Receive a selection notification

03

Receive an offer

For more information on available positions, please see the Recruitment Events and Positions sections of the website. The Internships section contains internship opportunities for those who wish to gain work experience with Rakuten.

Roles & Career

Roles & Organizations

Roles and organizations (companies, services, etc.) available to engineering new graduates are determined* in advance as specific positions.

Rakuten offers a wide variety of roles within many different organizations, so you can also manage your own career path after joining the company. For some examples of possible roles and organizations, please see the following.

*Does not apply to some positions. Details can be found in the job post or the position description.

Roles

  • Applications Engineer
  • Infrastructure Engineer
  • Security Engineer
  • Data Scientist / Researcher
  • Information Security / Privacy Governance
  • Development Support QA,etc.
  • Technology Management
  • Products Management

*For more information about specific positions, please refer to the Engineer Mid-Career Recruitment Page

Organizations

Companies

  • Commerce Company

  • Ad & Marketing Company

  • Communications &
    Energy Company

  • Investment &
    Incubation Company

  • FinTech Group Company

Horizontal Organization

Technology Services Division

Note: Please see the Our Businesses page for more details.

TECH learning

TECH learning

At Rakuten, we want all members of product development and tech teams to feel empowered to reach their full potential and get the most out of their careers.

Working Environment and Support Systems for Rakuten’s Engineers

Working Environment and Support Systems for Rakuten’s Engineers

Rakuten offers a workplace environment and support systems that enable all members to perform to their fullest extent and develop their abilities and careers.

Recruitment Events

Selection events for current openings in engineering (entry level) are listed here.

Positions

A list of available engineering positions (entry-level).

(Osaka) Application Engineer , Commerce Company

[ Role ] Application Engineer
[ Organization ] Commerce Company
*The details of this job can be found after entry/login.

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(Sendai) Application Engineer , Commerce Company

[ Role ] Application Engineer
[ Organization ] Commerce Company
*The details of this job can be found after entry/login.

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(Tokyo) Product Manager , Commerce Company

[ Role ] Product Manager
[ Organization ] Commerce Company
*The details of this job can be found after entry/login.

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(Tokyo) System Infrastructure Engineering/ Databese Administrator,Travel & Leisure Platform Department (TLPD)

[ Role ] System Infrastructure Engineering/ Databese Administrator
[ Organization ] Travel & Leisure Platform Department (TLPD)
*The details of this job can be found after entry/login.

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(Tokyo) Data Engineer,Travel & Leisure Platform Department (TLPD)

[ Role ] Data Engineer
[ Organization ] Travel & Leisure Platform Department (TLPD)
*The details of this job can be found after entry/login.

VIEW MORE

Computer Vision Researcher, Vision Program - Tokyo - Rakuten Institute of Technology Tokyo(RIT)

[ Role ] Computer Vision Researcher
[ Organization ] Technology Services Division / RIT

VIEW MORE

Internship

A list of available internship positions.

Summer Short Internship Program "Futako-tamagawa Natsu no Jin 2022"

[ Role ] Application Engineer & QA Engineer
[ Organization ] Commerce Company
*This program will be held in Japanese language only.

VIEW MORE

Application Requirements

Start Date

It is possible to join the company at any time. (Note: Requires prior consultation.)

Roles

Examples of Engineer Positions

  • Applications Engineer
  • Infrastructure Engineer
  • Data Scientist / Researcher
  • Security Engineer
  • Information Security / Privacy Governance Specialist
  • Technology Management
  • Product Management
  • Development Support(Q&A, etc.)

Salary

From 300,000 JPY per month
(Example breakdown of 300,000 JPY monthly salary: base salary 227,849 JPY + fixed overtime of 72,151 JPY for up to 40 hours of overtime per month).
Note: Salaries will be determined based on the individual’s expertise, experience and ability. For overtime work that exceeds 40 hours a month, a separate overtime allowance will be provided. However, the Planned Flexible Work System or the Specialized Flexible Work System may apply to some positions.
A commuting allowance will be provided (conditions and a maximum amount apply).

Office Locations

There are positions available at the Tokyo Head Office, satellite offices in Japan and overseas offices.
List of Japan and Global Office Locations

Working Hours

Working Hours: 7.5 hours per day (9:00 to 17:30)

*On the day of Asakai (Rakuten Groupwide Monday morning meeting): 7.5 hours (8:00 to 16:30)
*Break: One hour lunch break
*There is a possibility of overtime work hours, holiday work, time shift, etc.
*For some positions, flex time can be applied.
Core time: 11:00 to 15:00 (On Asakai days: 8:00 to 12:00)

Holidays/Leave
Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays
Vacation: Summer vacation, year-end and New Year holidays, annual paid vacation, leave of absence before and after childbirth, maternity health management measures, menstrual leave, childcare leave of absence, special leave of absence (Family-care leave of absence, volunteer leave, etc.)

Benefits

Cafeteria (breakfast, lunch and dinner are free), fitness gym (fee-based), employee stock ownership plan, etc.
Note: Some facilities have been suspended, or their operations have changed in response to COVID-19. This situation is subject to change at any time, so please contact us for the latest details.
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Job requirements:

A Bachelor’s, Master’s and/or Doctoral degrees.
Preferred skills and abilities:

  • Web application experience (Java, PHP, Linux/Unix, etc.)
  • Experience in developing applications related to smart devices
  • Ability to communicate in English

Note: Details vary in accordance with respective job postings and positions.

Recruitment Process

  1. Application
  2. Online programming test (does not apply to all positions)
  3. Interviews: Multiple (via zoom and/or in-person)
  4. Offer

Inquiries

Please contact us if you have questions or would like to inquire about being hired as an engineering new graduate.

Engineer Entry Level Recruiting Group

recruit-tech@mail.rakuten.com