Web Developer / Senior Web Developer

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Tokyo, JP

Company: Springer Nature Group

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【Web Developer / Senior Web Developer】


Key relationships:

  • Product & Platform Group (PPG)
  • Data & Analytics Solutions
  • Content Services
  • Engineering Enablement
  • UK/Germany development teams (when needed)

Key tasks:

  • 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


  • Strong MVC development skills
  • Expert in PHP (4-7+ 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


  • 4-7+ years experience as a web developer
  • Science background is plus


  • University degree


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

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