Software Engineer for Language Platform [Full-time, Experienced]

Job Details
You will be joining WTP (WOVN Translation Platform), the team in charge of the interface between our core product and third-party machine translation providers. Responsibilities include pre and post-processing texts for translation, implementing and maintaining translation-related features, and ensuring MT service quality and reliability. Members are expected to be full stack: mostly backend with Ruby on Rails but also some frontend with JavaScript and Vue.js. Understanding of areas like CAT tools, linguistics, NLP, data analysis, and information retrieval is also required.

We are looking for people who are flexible and highly skilled, with an interest in languages and other cultures.
How we work
We have a Scrum team and have Sprint Review meetings every other week. We share each member’s performance with a kanban on Jira.
Technology Stack
- Ruby on Rails
- Vue.js
- TypeScript
- MongoDB
- Amazon Aurora
- Redis
- Fastly
- CircleCI
- Jenkins
Required Skills/Experience
- 3+ years of experience with full-stack web development
- Experience in at least one of the following areas: data science, machine learning, NLP, linguistics, information retrieval, CAT tools, internationalization, or localization
- Strong sense of project ownership and responsibility
- Interest in languages/internationalization
- English communication skills
Extra Skills/Experience
- Excellent analytical and creative approaches to problem solving
- Experience with large systems development
- Experience with server/internet security
- Experience with unit and end-to-end testing
- Knowledge about algorithms and data structures
Work Location
Wovn Technologies, Inc, Head Office(FBR Mita Bldg. 8F, 4-1-27 Mita, Minato, Tokyo, Japan)
*Currently all the employees basically work from home because of Covid-19.

*Our policy for COVID-19
- Remote work is temporarily allowed since March, 2020 (still in effect)
- We are still hiring candidates from overseas, and will support their visa application. Until COVID-19 is settled and the border restrictions are lifted, you can begin working remotely from abroad.