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Senior Web Developer

Springer Nature Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏢 No remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 Fluent Japanese
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support

About Springer Nature

About the position

Key relationships:

  • Web Publishing
  • Product & Platform Group
  • Magazines & Researcher Services
  • UK/Germany development teams (when needed)

Key tasks:

  • Lead day-to-day development tasks on various internal and external web applications
  • Document current systems and business processes
  • Gather and summarize the needs of customers (internal or external) and produce technical specifications
  • Audit, re-factor, improve current systems
  • Must follow plans for successful release of websites (specifications, development, execution, etc.)
  • Monitor new technologies, propose innovations and decide best technologies to use for a given project
  • Manage other web developers in team
  • Manage 2-4 other developers (manage workload, assign tasks, code review and check merge request)


  • Strong MVC development skills
  • Expert in PHP (7+ years), Symfony, Zend Framework (or other PHP frameworks), UML, database design (EER)
  • Familiar with Python
  • Familiar with Cloud Foundry
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience using AWS instances (EC2) or other cloud computing
  • Enterprise design patterns and excellent knowledge of the Object Oriented paradigm
  • Unit testing (PHP Unit), black/white box testing, enforce quality assurance
  • User acceptance test procedures
  • Master application/website life cycles
  • Version control systems (GIT)
  • Aware of security related guidelines (OWASP)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, JQuery
  • Project management for development projects
  • Strong organizational skills, able to work independently, able to handle pressure
  • Extensive support, problem identification and resolution experience
  • Experience with mobile app development (React Native)


  • 7+ years experience as a web developer
  • Science background is plus


  • University degree

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