Rakuten DX

Rakuten DX

Software Architect M/F

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Salary between €55K and €65K
  • Montpellier
  • Partial remote authorized
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years

The company

Rakuten DX

Rakuten DX

  • Digital, Marketing / Communications, Software

The job

Software Architect M/F

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Salary between €55K and €65K
  • Montpellier
  • Partial remote authorized
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years


L’objectif de Rakuten DX est de fournir aux entreprises, au travers d’une suite logicielle, des solutions de création, de publication et de gestion de contenus numériques enrichis compatibles avec tous types de plateformes. Les possibilités sont infinies : Rakuten DX mise en effet sur les grandes tendances et innovations technologiques (intelligence artificielle, machine learning, réalité augmentée, 5G…) et les intègre continuellement à ses produits au travers de nouvelles fonctionnalités.

Grâce aux solutions Rakuten DX, les entreprises sont capables de créer elles-mêmes, sans développement supplémentaire, des contenus digitaux et interactifs pour ensuite les distribuer sur des plateformes mobiles et web. Les usages sont multiples : outils d’aide à la vente enrichis, des magazines numériques interactifs, des e-books, des démos visuellement attrayantes, des documents et applications d’intégration et de formation des collaborateurs.

Leurs solutions permettent également d’associer de nombreux services, innovations et technologies issus de l’écosystème Rakuten, spécialiste japonais et mondial de l’IT.

Job description

Rakuten DX, a subsidiary of Rakuten group specialized in Digital content publishing and mobile solutions, is seeking an Architect to complete and challenge a complex framework and product design.
The Architect will be in charge to define processes for the technical platform, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for software compatibility.
The Architect will conceive system interfaces and business application prototypes, identifies, analyses and resolves system design weaknesses.
She/he will provide multi-layered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.
Part of the development team, the Architect will implement the designed framework and changes.

The position reports to the Rakuten DX CTO and serves as a member of his Engineering Management Team. This position participates, with the Engineering Leadership Team and other management staff, in charting the direction of the engineering organization, ensuring its operations and assuring its accountability towards Rakuten Group.
Within our Subsidiary, the Architect position has primary working relationships with the development team, the Engineering Leaders, Project Managers, Product Owners.
The Software Architect will also have close relationships with the Tech Division from Rakuten Group and Rakuten Europe subsidiaries to present, coordinate and align Rakuten DX engineering strategy.

• Preparing drawings, blueprints, specifications and construction documents.
• Conducting research and compiling reports on feasibility and environmental impact.
• Interpret business requirements to articulate the business needs to be addressed.
• Complying with group security standards.
• Determining and adhering to budgets and timelines.
• Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality product platform
• Collaborate with peer organizations, quality assurance and end users to strengthen our cutting-edge software solution
• Troubleshoot code level problems quickly and efficiently
• Participates in projects scoping, planning and estimation
• Participate to strengthen a data-driven engineering culture at the service of the customer

• Product with high visibility. Worldwide users,
• Talented team, ambitious and dynamic,
• Our values are based on collaboration and dialogue within the company as well as with our partners,
• Care for the environment,
• Flexible working hours,
• New spacious premises which are bright and greatly appreciated by all within the Parc Club du Millénaire in Montpellier,
• Personal desks with lifting electric system for an optimum comfort,
• Dining/relaxing areas and an outdoor deck with tables and parasols… Also, why don’t you try our Ping-Pong table during your breaks?
• Various free-drinks available,
• Complementary health insurance (mutuelle), lunch vouchers and 50% of your public transportation monthly pass.

Preferred experience

• Have a master’s degree in computer science or related technical discipline
• 6+ years’ experience in “Tech” company as an active technical member with 3+ years’ experience as an Architect
• Excellent technical drawing skills.
• Knowledge of building codes and regulatory standards.
• Strong creative and visualization skills
• Experienced in using and communicating KPIs
• Demonstrated excellent communication leadership (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
• Is an adept at agile development (SCRUM), Project Management (PMP) and change management
• Proven ability to influence others across the organization and build trust with a wide range of audiences
• Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members within international environment
• Have the ability to perform under pressure.
• Sensible on “Data professions” requirements (BI Analyst, Data Scientist…)
• Thrilled by new digital technology and economy, fast-paced and changing environment
• Fluent in French and English
• Must be available to travel (international and national)
• Position location offered in Montpellier, France.

Recruitment process

Step 1, phone call
Step 2, meet the team and/or our CTO

Meet the Rakuten DX team

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