2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 28

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.


If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through the database of top jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot and pick the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

PHP & Web back-end Developer (Yokohama, Kanagawa)

  • Japanese: Conversational
  • English: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Knowledge of HTML5/CSS 3/SQL/ front-end and back-end
  • Able to create and integrate own PHP environment

Focal Point is looking for a PHP and back-end developer responsible for managing back-end and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of the structure for our website as well as all server-side logic. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary, as well.



English Instructor/Teacher/ALT (Across Japan) — Overseas Applications OK!

  • English: Native level or similar
  • University degree required for visa sponsorship
  • Overseas applications wanted!
  • Attractive salaries

Jobs available for teaching English in Japan! View a variety of GaijinPot’s top English teaching jobs on offer this week. Applications from overseas job seekers are definitely encouraged.


J-E Accountant (Nagoya, Aichi)

  • Japanese: Fluent level
  • English: Business level
  • ¥4.0M ~ ¥5.0M / Year
  • Must have at least 2 years experience in Accounting
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Faro Japan is looking for a J-E accountant for its APAC region reports to its finance manager based in their Nagoya office. You will work along with one more member from the Japan finance team to perform duties to analyze general ledger accounts, reconcile and eliminate inter-company accounts, perform monthly closing procedures, prepare sales and other tax filings, and assist in departmental reporting. You should have accounting experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable work for two years or more.


International Tourism Driver (Kansai Area)

  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a valid working visa
  • Must have a driver’s license (within the last 3 years)
Nihon Kotsu is looking for tourist drivers to lead small groups in their customized private sightseeing tour. As a driver, you will be able to acquire higher driving skills as well as become familiar with geography and sightseeing spots in Japan. You must have acquired a driver’s license within the last three years.



SAP APO PP/DS Technical Expert (Osaka)

  • Japanese: Fluent
  • English: Basic
  • ¥1.9M ~ ¥2.0M / Month
  • Must currently reside in Japan


A very high-salary job here at Westhouse Schweiz AG, the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan, as a technical SAP APO PP/DS expert for an ongoing project rollout. The initial contract may be annual, but there is potential for permanent employment. As your team will be mainly Japanese, you need to be fluent in the Japanese language.



Multilingual Game Localization (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Fluent (Above JLPT N2)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥2.2M ~ ¥4.0M / Year
  • Other language skills: Chinese (Traditional), Thai and/or Korean.
  • Experience with Translation tools, such as Trados, MemoQ, WordFast, etc.
  • Basic PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Digital Hearts is recruiting experienced in-house translators to localize their video game titles from Japanese to English, Chinese (Traditional), Thai and Korean. You must have translation/localization experience in the entertainment industry (games, manga, anime, etc) and have interest in Japanese culture.


Translation Checker (Shinjuku, Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Business level
  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Sonoda & Kobayashi is looking for a motivated professional willing to contribute to the internationalization and localization/translation processes of a dynamic Japanese intellectual property law firm. Your main duty will be editing and reviewing English writings in patent-related documents. Experience in intellectual property related document translation is a plus.


Server Build Engineer (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: None
  • ¥3.0M ~ ¥4.0M / Year
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a valid working visa for Japan
  • IT hardware experience or proven interest with PCs, Assembling, Networking (equipment)

Astbury Marsden is looking for a server build engineer to rack, build, cable, configure and provision Intel and AMD servers as well as for troubleshooting, testing, ensuring quality of server hardware. No Japanese required but you must have an IT background (educational or from professional experience). Fresh graduates in IT are welcome!



Bilingual IT Support Engineer (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • ¥3.6M ~ ¥6.0M / Year
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have work experience in similar position/industry
  • Visa sponsorship available

Emerge 360 is looking for a highly motivated and energetic bilingual person for IT MS team in Japan to provide on-site technical support for desktop PCs – both software and hardware and to physically set up computers and software system installation.



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