Sun* Inc.

Front-End Engineer

Digital Transformation
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Company Info

Sun* Inc. is a digital creative studio boasting 1,500 engineers, designers, and strategic consultants in and out of Japan. Sun* was born out of the vision to realize Digital Transformation (DX–earnestly evangelized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry as the next generation of industrial infrastructure) through comprehensive solutions such as upstream designs, programming and development, and human resources growth. Using the same practical approach cultivated through product development for over 300 companies, Sun* promotes open innovation as a replacement for old-fashioned ways of thinking, and offers every necessary solution to reach the goal of DX.

Job Description

Engineers will be responsible for the Startup Studio service, which provides support to "partners with ideas" (clients), from service design to technology selection to development. In addition, engineers will work on the design and front-end development, proofs of concept for major corporations, as well as participate in from-scratch project planning stages.

What is Startup Studio?
Since establishment, Sun* has led over 300 startups and products to success. Sun* wants to widely share that knowledge, data, and professional startup experience–not only with a limited number of people. Startup Studio is a program enhanced by Sun*'s unique assets, aimed at early-stage startup ventures.

Prototyping new services to deliver new value
・Selection of services, technologies, and tools to be used
・Purpose-tailored system design through team collaboration
・Agile development
・Service design from an engineer's perspective

Example projects:
・Development of appropriate fertility treatment support services based on data
・Development of a voice call system backend enabling calls for over 100 users
・Development of a sake (i.e., Japanese rice wine) recommendation service based on data and user attributes

Full-time employees at Sun* are able to work remotely, or according to a flex-time schedule to cater to their personal needs and circumstances. Sun* values the variety of individual working styles, and encourages employees to lean into their strengths and their respective work styles.

Ideal Candidate

・You're excited to make products making full use of innovative technologies
・You have a strong orientation toward both making strong products and making clients happy
・You love engineering
・You can face business, services and products with a serious attitude
・You can empathize with the company's thoughts and vision
・You want to try new technologies

・Japanese: Business-level (N2) or higher
・Experience with HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript for development of web applications
・Development experience using modern JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as Vue, React, Angular, etc.

・Experience with or knowledge of back-end systems
・Experience participating in upstream processes
・Understanding of architecture patterns such as MVVM with Clean Architecture


TBD upon offer.

※ Any JCP Estimate reflects only what we believe to be a minimum reasonable expectation for this role's salary, and is not actual salary information for this position.

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