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Job ID : 1459417 Date Updated : May 16th, 2024
International work environment

HPC Web Engineer

Hiring Company 沖縄科学技術大学院大学(OIST)
Location Okinawa Prefecture
Job Type Contract
Salary 3.5 million yen ~ Negotiable, based on experience

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Side Business Ok Minimal Overtime Flex Time

Job Description

The Scientific Computing and Data Analysis (SCDA) section, under the Research Support Division (RSD), promotes the effective use of High-Performance Computing (HPC) in OIST research environment. The SCDA manages OIST scientific computing resources and services to support computationally intensive research studies, ranging from bioinformatics to computational physics. 

The HPC Web engineer will contribute to enhancing the usage and support of OIST’s HPC and scientific computing services. Under the direction of the SCDA Leader, the section member will be involved in the design, development, and maintenance of software and tools for OIST computing resources and services, as well as general systems administration and programming tasks. 

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 1 year
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Daily Conversation
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as computer science, computer information systems etc., or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience 
  • A least one year of experience in software or web portal development 
  • Familiar with modern Web technologies 
  • Familiar with version control tools such as Git (preferred), SVN, CVS, etc 
  • Ability to read and write technical documents in English. 
  • Good organization and communication skills, verbal and written, either in Japanese or in English 
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members. 
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems. 
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts, methods, and practices. 

Job Location

  • Okinawa Prefecture

Work Conditions

Job Type Contract
Salary 3.5 million yen ~ Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours Scientific Computing and Data Analysis Section
Holidays Annual paid leave, Sick leave, Summer holidays, etc.
Job Division Scientific Computing and Data Analysis Section
Industry Education

Job Category

  • IT, Web and Communication > Web Developer
  • IT, Web and Communication > Software Developer
  • IT, Web and Communication > Network Engineer

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less)
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Non-Japanese