Rakuten.com Shopping is looking for a motivated and driven individual to join our merchant acquisition team. This individual will be responsible for lead generation and acquisition of merchants to sell on our website platform in order to enhance the product assortment of our award winning Rakuten.com Shopping Marketplace. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter and tenacious individual with an understanding of the e-commerce and a quick learner. An understanding of marketplace platforms such as Amazon or eBay is a plus. Must be very detail-oriented and foster strong working relationships, have good follow-up with potential partners, and see projects through from start to finish. The ideal candidate has the ability to flex your communication style to pitch our services to a small business owner as well as senior corporate executives. This person must not shy away from making cold-calls and be comfortable fielding technical questions, negotiating contract terms and extremely self-motivated to not just meet but exceed challenging growth goals. Occasional travel may be required.
QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
With over 18 million customers, Rakuten.com Shopping is a leading retail marketplace, focused on providing its customers with a great shopping experience and a broad selection of retail goods at everyday low prices. Rakuten.com Shopping offers millions of products in over twenty product categories ranging across computer & electronics, entertainment & media, home & household essentials, food/wine, leisure, fashion and lifestyle goods. Rakuten.com Shopping is owned by Rakuten, Japan's leading Internet Company and the third largest e-commerce company in the world. With operations in 13 different countries, Rakuten's mission is to empower merchants, delight customers and to build a global commerce platform. Together, Rakuten and Buy.com represent one of the world's largest online retail marketplaces, offering consumers more than 90 million products from nearly 45,000 combined merchants around the globe. Hiring Organization: Human Resources
Rakuten.com Shopping is looking for a Sales Executive to help drive our display advertising revenue. If you enjoy the challenge and excitement of helping contribute to the building of a sales team and the satisfaction that your input and suggestions matter, this is the job for you! The position has excellent compensation opportunity for the right person and performance.
We are looking for someone who has existing relationships with Digital Advertising agencies and key clients. The ideal candidate has a talent for developing and cultivating deep relationships at all levels with ad agencies. 2-3 years experience of successfully prospecting, qualifying and generating new business - experience working in online ad sales or a media buyer/planner looking to transition to sales is preferred.
Areas of responsibility will include working with major online accounts and their agencies, articulating Buy.com's overall business objectives and value proposition to the advertising community, and closing strategic advertising deals on Rakuten.com's website, mobile and other platforms.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
The perfect candidate will have an immediate connection to our five principles of success (Get Things Done, Complete Professionalism, Making and Executing Concrete Specific Action Plans, Maximize Customer Satisfaction, Speed! Speed! Speed!). This candidate will be extremely flexible and enjoy a "startup" mentality and environment that changes day to day and will "assume a positive, can do attitude" at all times. Candidates, who are autonomous, open to learning, collaborate well with others, establish procedure to increase efficiency will be at the top of our list.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Researches, designs, and develops computer software systems, including but not limited to Windows services, web services, and 3rd party software and services integration's.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
Designs, modifies, develops, writes, tests, and implements software applications. Supports and/or installs software applications. Participates in the testing process: test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Performs a variety of complex tasks requires strong cognitive skills and prior application in a production environment. May lead projects and will coordinate with many other software development groups. This position reports directly to a project lead or manager. The individual will need to work across numerous business units to gather project requirements and author documentation. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The individual will be assigned to multiple concurrent projects.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
This position requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Science OR at least 5 years of major experience in large scale software development environment. Familiarity with a variety of the field concepts, practices, and procedures is a must. Is able to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Must excel at multitasking, ability to work on multiple projects at any given time is a must.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have hands-on intimate experience with the following:
You are required to have intimate knowledge of Microsoft. NET, C#, Microsoft SQL Server, Web Services, Windows Services, and Object Oriented design. Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures a plus, as well as knowledge of I/O optimization and caching concepts. Microsoft Enterprise Library knowledge is a plus.
You must be proficient at analyzing code and debugging server-side and potentially client-side code. Highly motivated individuals that work well on a team in a fast passed environment will be successful. Excellent communication and problem solving skills is a must. Previous experience working on a high traffic/volume retail website is a plus.
Excellent Computer Skills - Microsoft Office Suite
Able to self-motivate, work independently or with a group, and multi-task.
Ability to exercise considerable sound judgment in setting priorities.
Regular reliable attendance and punctuality required
Specific recommended experience:
The office environment is an open-office atmosphere. The noise level in the work area is usually moderate.
We are looking for a Senior Database Administrator with 6+ years of SQL Server experience and who recently worked in a large scale and high availability environment. The DBA along with other team members will manage multiple Microsoft SQL Server database servers that support production e-commerce website and backend processes.