Developer employment form

Full-Stack Linux/PHP developer

Job code: JOB-2017-07-25-01

We’re looking to hire a PHP developer as soon as possible. To apply, read the following job spec, make sure you meet the requirements and fill in the form at the end. For more information about us as a company, have a read through the website at

Location & visa requirements

  • Based in Japan with existing visa allowing fulltime employment in IT sector.
  • Meetings are in Minato-ku, Tokyo (Akasaka, Toranomon or Odaiba).
  • Work from home unless otherwise required.
  • Gender, age, religion all irrelevant.

Tech skills

  • Required
    • Linux admin (CentOS 6+ or Ubuntu 14.02+)
    • SQL – MySQL 5.7+
    • PHP 5+
    • HTML 5
    • CSS 3
    • JavaScript
  • Desired
    • WordPress – 4.5+, MultiSite, Plugin and Theme development
    • Experience with Zimbra Collaboration 8+ or Network Edition 8+
    • Experience with .Net languages (ideally C#)
    • Experience with cloud services (Microsoft Azure, AWS, Linode, Rackspace, GoDaddy, etc…)
    • Experience with Big Data

Language skills

  • English – fluent.
  • Japanese – none required, but Business level a considerable plus.


  • From ¥3.6m to ¥5.4m per year, depending on experience.
  • Bonuses depending on company performance.


  • National pension & health insurance.
  • Visa renewal sponsorship.
  • Travel expenses.


  • 40 hours per week.
  • Flexible working hours possible, with a notional idea of 9am – 6pm.
  • National holidays + 10 days paid holiday (which you are encouraged to actually take!).
  • Overtime is not expected regularly. When required, it will be paid at the fixed national rates.

Interview process

  • First interview:
    • Personal interview (30 mins)
    • Theory questions for test of knowledge (30 mins)
    • Practical exam for test of application of knowledge (max 1 hour)
    • Q & A session to answer anything you need to know
  • Occasionally a second interview is given when deciding between very similar applicants.


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