RELX Group Product Development Engineer in Higashi-Azabu, Japan

Product Development Engineer


Location: Higashi-Azabu, Tokyo, Japan

As a Product Development Engineer you need to support the AsOne Server migration to cloud and take the lead on Japanese language AI initiatives.

Roles and Responsibility:

• Lead developer role for local online product development:

• Working on product management to define business requirements.

• Communicate with GTO China staff on the technical implementation of these specs.

• Leading the testing and user manual creation of releases.

• Working with the Editorial Operations teams, ensuring the continuity of day to day operations

• Trouble-shooting as needed in order to solve the problems.

• Make utility tools for internal users.

• Closely following recent technological trends to seek ways to implement them in local products and processes.

• Acting as the bridge between LNJ and 3rd parties to seek speedy deployment of their technologies where appropriate.

• Make a proto-type or POC locally.


• Bilingual Japanese and English (writing, speaking, reading) is a must

• Chinese capability is nice to have, but not required

• Programing language – Java, JavaScript, Python

• Scripting language like a Perl is nice to have, but not required

• System architecture design experience is nice to have, but not required

• Experience in basic editorial process in terms of submission, proof reading, changes and finalization.

• Prior experience (2+ years) in legal publishing, legal research or legal compliance is nice to have

• Prior experience (2+ years) in programing / system development.

• Attention to detail, task and project management skills

• Work productively and efficiently

• Problem solving, communication and negotiation skills

• Team player and giving positive influencing

• Managing the several jobs in parallel

• Innovation, Customer Focus, Winning Sprit, Team player, borderlessness