Frontend Engineer (HR Tech)

  • Tokyo
  • Remote OK - Anywhere in Japan
  • Full-time
  • July 10, 2024
4,800,000 - 6,500,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Japan Only
No relocation to Japan
(No visa sponsorship from overseas)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Junior or above

About HR Tech department


We’re the creators of the award winning skill evaluation and training platform 'Track'. We are currently tackling the exciting mission of modernizing Japan's hiring culture and help companies build and maintain strong engineering teams. Through this year and beyond we plan to expand our product lineup, enhance our UI/UX, roll out new microservices, and build new features which we hope you’ll be a big part in the planning and building.


Why we are looking for Frontend engineer

Givery aims to provide the missing link that our clients need to scout, hire, and train world-class engineers. We are profitable, privately owned, and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Our clients include some of the biggest names in Japan. We have a diverse team from all corners of the world and we are looking for a skilled frontend engineer to help us expand Track, a platform that helps companies train and evaluate technical skills.


The Attractiveness of the Position

Awesome tech!

One particular aspect that makes us proud of our team is the fact that we use modern technologies with development practices such as code reviews, continuous integration, unit tests, etc. Engineers feel welcome here.


Work-life balance

We encourages team members to have other activities and responsibilities in life, the average engineer works 40 hours a week. We have flex time, maternity/paternity leave, etc which is something a lot of our proud new parents really appreciate.


Choose where you work

We are set up for remote work, but you are more than welcome to come to our modern office in Shibuya, Tokyo.


International environment

We have people from all corners of the world working together to build the best products possible. Most Engineers use English day to day, but the perfect candidate will be able to navigate and negotiate our international work environment while making the transition towards an even more global team smooth for the local members too.

We are very proud of what Givery has become. The incredibly low turnover rate of our technology team proves that Givery fosters a work culture that is both very supportive and welcoming. We are sure, once you meet the team, you will feel it too!


Technology Stack

  • Serverside: Scala
  • Frontend: React, Typescript
  • Database: PostgreSQL (RDS)
  • Infrastructure: AWS(ALB, ECS, RDS, S3, Lambda), Docker, Redis, Terraform


Application Requirements

Must have

  • 2+ years of professional web development experience (HTML, CSS, and Typescript/ES6)
  • (Including) 1 year of industry experience with front-end libraries like React
  • Awareness of state management libraries such as Redux or RxJS
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Business level language skills in English


  • Awareness of software engineering best practices
  • Basic knowledge of Figma for frontend design and prototyping to collaborate with designers.
  • Spoken and written Japanese language ability


Work style

Weekly Meetings (usually averages to around 1 hour per day for an engineer):

  • 4-5 daily stand ups lasting a maximum 15 minutes
  • 2-3 hours worth of agile meetings (Sprint planning, backlog clarification, sprint retrospective, sprint review (we call this dogfooding)
  • Any other meeting relating to a project (usually 1 or 2 hours)


Technical Work (is up to the discretion of the engineer, we don’t dictate how they spend their time)

  • Programming and planning (technical documentation) is the majority of an engineers time
  • People usually do peer reviews before or after lunch
  • Technical improvements depending on your team’s priority



  • Health Insurance
  • Transportation allowance (up to 30,000 yen per month)
  • Family allowance (10,000 yen per month per dependent child up to age 18)
  • In-house bar, free drinks



  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Japanese national holidays 
  • Paid holiday: 10 days (first year) *Number of paid holidays increases (+1 day) every year up to 20 days a year.


Selection Process

1) Coding Test
2) Casual Chat
3) Team Interview with engineers
4) Final Interview with EM



At this time we can only consider candidates with residency and permission to work in Japan.

Givery’s mission is to create the world's most indispensable technology companies and revitalize Japan as a digital superpower.

Givery is an IT venture company founded in April 2009.

Through the strength of its global development organization and business creation capabilities, the company has created a diversified business that includes three subsidiaries and 11 services.

Through the power of technology, Givery provides Japan's leading tech companies with the resources to solve their biggest problems.

Core business

1. HRTech Division: Support for Recruitment and Training of Digital Human Resources

  • Developed a Coding Test Tool, which is recognized as No. 1 in the industry.
  • Supporting the development of digital human resources and in-house development for Japan's top technology companies and major corporations.
  • Organized and hosted one of the largest student hackathons in Japan, co-hosted by national universities and supported by the government’s Digital Agency.

2. Marketing DX Division: AI x Marketing DX Support

  • Launched "DECA Fine Tuning" in May 2023. The tool is a GAI implementation and fine-tuning support service that builds a unique corporate environment based on in-house data and ChatGPT.
  • Launched "DECA Customer Support" in June 2023. This service is an AI-FAQ / AI chatbot that automates customer response using in-house data and ChatGPT.

3.OperationDX Division: AI x Business Reform Support

  • Released "Corporate GAI", the fastest corporate platform using ChatGPT in Japan.
  • Became a Microsoft Partner
  • Developed a dedicated environment using Azure OpenAI Service and ChatGPT consulting service
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