Node.js Developer (Enjoy Learning Support! Cash Incentive + Study Time)

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Company Overview

Gecogeco is an IT software development firm established in Japan in June 2017. A year later, we established our subsidiary in Cebu, Philippines. We mainly focus on IT business consulting and System Integration services on AWS.

We are a certified AWS consulting partner with almost all of our software engineers AWS certified. For the past years, we have been consistent in sharing profits with all Gecogeco members.

In January 2024, the company became an affiliate of Light Cafe Co., LTD! A web system integrator who has been providing web/IT solutions for over 22 years with 700+ employees in Tokyo, Okinawa, Fukuoka, and other locations in Japan. 

Work location

  • Work from-home setup
  • If you prefer to work at the office, you can work at the office anytime


  • Competitive compensation package (35k-80k monthly)
  • Semi-flexible working hours
  • Work from home set-up
  • Entitled to twice a year profit-sharing upon regularization
  • Guaranteed two days weekend off per week
  • Observes Philippine Holidays
  • Monthly dinner
  • Club activities
  • Yearly Summer outing
  • Perks for birthday celebrators of the month
  • Referral bonuses
  • HMO benefit provided upon regularization under Maxicare upto 200K MBL
  • Leave credits upon regularization
  • Special Company Holidays
  • Equipped employees with their own laptop for working
  • Free E-books & E-learning support are also provide (e.g.Kindle books, Udemy)
  • Cash incentive bonus if you pass selected certifications as a Geco member (ie. AWS Certs, Java, Linux, Mysql, JLPT etc). Geco wants to foster each member’s personal and career growth thus certifications are highly encouraged

Job Description

  • Read and analyze project requirement specifications. 
  • Produce high and low-level design documents such as application diagrams, flowcharts, and sequence diagrams. 
  • Participate in the entire development lifecycle, writing well-designed, testable code, and actively contributing to implementation and testing phases. 
  • Perform code reviews to maintain high coding standards and ensure it aligns with the design plan. 
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade existing systems. 
  • Plan, design, and manage cloud infrastructure, including setup, maintenance, and monitoring. Collaborate closely with team leads to align with the system architecture. 
  • Undergo training on AWS Cloud Technologies to be able to handle Cloud related tasks for new hires with zero or minimal AWS experience. For experienced hires, it is an upgrade to your AWS skills. 
  • Support continuous improvement like R&Ds on alternatives and new technologies. 
  • Collaborate with fellow developers and offer support or guidance when needed. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related fields 
  • At least 2 years of experience with Node.js and backend development.
  • Proven work experience in Web application development and REST APIs.
  • Experience working with Relational Databases such as MySQL, Postgres, etc. 
  • Proficiency in application design concepts such as UMLs, sequence diagrams, and ERD. 
  • Git proficiency. 
  • Familiarity with software engineering tools such as Jira, UML tools, Slack, etc. 
  • Good problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail.

Nice to Have

  • Basic/Proficient Linux skills 
  • Experience in using Docker 
  • Front-end skills (React, Angular, or Vue.js) 
  • Experience in AWS, DevOps

Extra Awesome

  • Business-level Japanese communication skills
  • N1/N2 Level (we offer a good incentive)
  • Working experience as JP on-site engineer for more than a year.

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