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Rakuten Commerce QA Night#2 was held

Hi everyone. This is R-Hack editorial office. The days have gotten a lot longer.When I wake up in the morning and open the curtain, the sun is bright and I feel that summer is near.Commerce Tech recently held a Tech event for QA. The event…

To become the department which is not afraid to make change Yasu’s challenge to lead Leisure Product

Hello, this is Sakadai from R-Hack editorial office. Today, we would like to interview Yasu-san, who is a director of Leisure Product Department (LPD). We hope you enjoy it! General Manager of Leisure Product DepartmentYasu-san Sakadai Tha…

Everything is for all who are involved in the business! – Challenge by ECBD

Hi, this is Sakadai from R-Hack team. Today’s article is about the interview with Kane, the Manager of EC Market Place Business Support Development Department (abbreviated as ECBD). Please enjoy! General Manager of EC Market Place Business…

Excellent employees have excellent friends! We hold the referral event

As part of countermeasures for coronavirus, Rakuten will implement following measures We hold this event before the enforcement of those measures.Event Date:November, 2019Currently, Rakuten voluntarily refrained from participating in event…

What’s the most popular article on R-Hack? Here are our top five articles!

Hello! This is R-Hack editorial office. R-Hach has introduced a variety of articles like Commerce Tech employees, their work style, facilities and system of Rakuten, and culture, and more. Today, we would like to announce our top five arti…

It seems better to have a Unique constraint on the database side when guaranteeing the uniqueness of data

Hello. I am Toyonaga from Rakuma. I continue to hit against the wall with competitive programming. When do you make a Unique constraint on a database? I had a conversation like this with my senior in the past. This is the scene where I was…

Where is the most comfortable meeting room in your home?

Where is the most comfortable meeting room in your home? Thank you for visiting R-Hack. This time, I wrote the second article about working from home. Please enjoy it! How have you been spending your time recently? This is Freddie. I am a …

rails x puma-dev x puma server environment

Hello, My name is Zoe, a server side engineer in Rakuma. I like to polish my sneakers these days. This post is about Rails x puma-dev x puma server environment. The original motivation for this post is my laggy local Rails environment with…

Career development of Tech Internal Open Position System

Hi everyone. This is R-Hack editorial office. Have you thought “I want to try something different.”, or ”I am interested in the job of the department.” when you have been working at the same division? This time, we will introduce you an “I…

WFH has started! Revealed employees who are currently WFH and WFO! 

* This article wrote in February. We are currently working from home.[HQ measures as of Tuesday, March 17] (April 30 updata) ・ In principle, we work from home, unless business needs,legal requirements, or Information Security Policy requi…

Let’s think seriously about “Privacy” Privacy Awareness Week

Hi, there! This is R-Hack editorial office. This is quite sudden, but do you know what day is the day on 28th January? People who could answer immediately must be conscious about protecting privacy! The day is “Data Privacy Day”. Today, we…

Revealed how R-Hack articles released Six months already passed since R-Hack started!

Hi, there. Thank you for visiting R-Hack as always. It has been about six months since R-Hack was released on October 15th, 2019. Time just flew! We can’t believe that six months already passed! Although we are still developing, the number…

To become “One Team” Commerce Tech regular meeting

As part of countermeasures for coronavirus, Rakuten will implement following measures Event Date: January 9, 2020We hold this event before the enforcement of those measures.Do not hold face to face meetings and video conferencing is recomm…

The new way of hair salons! Exploring “Rakuten Hair Salon ABBEY” in the Rakuten Crimson House!

Hi, there! We, R-Hack, have been posting on many facilities of the Rakuten Crimson House, like convenience stores, cafés, laundry service, etc. (Please visit the other articles we have posted!) But, there are many more amazing things, one …

Meet-Up” event in Iizuka City

As part of countermeasures for coronavirus, Rakuten will implement following measures Event Date: January 24, 2020We hold this event before the enforcement of those measures.Currently, Rakuten voluntarily refrained from participating in ev…

Maintenance for body and mind Reports from “inside the event” – Mindfulness Mediation gathering!

Hello, this is R-Hack team. Do you know the word “mindfulness” which is a hot topic among business people these days? Let us tell you about the “mindfulness meditation gathering” held at Rakuten Crimson House this time! Why mindfulness for…

Interview for speaker of JaSST’20 Tokyo

【Cancel】JaSST 20’ Tokyo The nonprofit organization ASTER and JaSST committee, which organize JaSST, have canceled the Japan Symposium on Software Testing “JaSST 2020 Tokyo”, which had been scheduled on 9th and 10th March, 2020 due to fea…

Give thanks for each other! Smile Winter 2019 - Thank You Week was held!

Hi, everyone, this is R-Hack editorial office. 2020 has begun, how was your year end and New Year holidays? An event “Smile Winter 2019 - Thank You Week” was held at Rakuten to give thanks each other among employees. During the event, the …

Rainbow as the symbol of diversity Aiming for a comfortable environment for all employees

Hi there, As a part of our diversity topics in R-Hack we would like to report about Rakuten’s supporting system and the firm’s policies designed for employees with LGBT background in this article. The word LGBT is now well-known and being …

Being in the office is like being in a foreign country! What does Rakuten do to welcome diversified workforce?

Hi all – this is R-Hack team. Our article this time is about Rakuten’s strategies around diversity and especially our various supporting systems for Islamic culture. Diversity as a corporate strategy is to accept and co-work with people wi…

This story is counter stop to use ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE with MySQL

Hi, I am Toyonaga from Rakuma, so easy to get tan, by the way. Well, this is quite sudden, but have you heard the script “INSERT ... ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE” of MySQL? The script “INSERT, UPDATE” huge data at once. We were using the script…

We have set up "R-Hack" on Facebook! Please give it a thumbs up!

Hi, there! This is R-Hack editorial office, and let us announce that R-Hack's website is ready on Facebook!! We will timely post announcements of recruiting events as well as notifications of our new articles. You can get the latest news o…

Rakuten office in Tokyo is not only Rakuten Crimson House! Revealing Futako Tamagawa Rise Office!

What comes to your mind when you hear “what is the Rakuten office at Futako Tamagawa”? Many people might remind of Rakuten Crimson House, but do you know there is another one in Futako Tamagawa? Actually, there is a Rakuten office in Futak…

Our very first event at Nagoya! "Commerce Tech Meetup" was held

Hi there! This is R-Hack editorial office. Rakuten held an event, “Commerce Tech Meet up in Nagoya”, on November 19th. The Commerce Company of Rakuten has many development bases (Sapporo, Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Fukuoka) in Japan! Thi…

Stand up or Sit down – it’s up to you! What is the comfortable working environment like for engineers?

this time let us introduce the working environment for the engineers in Commerce Company.Don’t you have the image that engineers must be sitting in front of PC all day long for working? Let’s see if that is true.We walked into the workplac…

So many options! Open work places in the Rakuten Crimson House

Hi everyone! The design and layout of the office has been diversified nowadays, and companies which have open work places and break rooms are getting increased. When the meeting rooms are busy, when you want to concentrate on work alone, y…

The biggest shopping event of Rakuten! Behind the scenes of Rakuten Super Sale

Hello all, this is R-Hack team. Today we will share some stories about “Behind the scene: Rakuten Super SALE”. Hope you will enjoy! ◆About “Rakuten Super SALE” on Rakuten Ichiba Rakuten Ichiba is one of the leading internet shopping malls …

An employee joined Rankuten as new grad after experienced “夏の陣 Summer intern” Why did he decide to join Rakuten as engineer?

Hi, everyone. This is the R-Hack editorial office. Today, let us introduce an employee who joined Rakuten after having “夏の陣 – Summer Intern”. An engineer, Mac-san, entered Rakuten as new graduates in April, 2017. Hi, Mac-san, it is good…

This is the 5th year. Hot & Exciting summer for students

Commerce Tech has been holding short internship programs for students from all over Japan in every September recent years, named “Futako-Tamagawa Natsu-No-Jin”. This year is the 5th internship program, which theme is “empowerment for 〇〇”…

Representative of Rakuten Crimson House Revealing the entrance of the second floor!

Hi, everyone! This time, we would like to introduce the “Entrance” of the second floor at the Rakuten Crimson House. Rakuten Crimson House was developed through discussions between Rakuten Creative Director Kashiwa Sato and our Representat…

On Labor Thanksgiving Day, the children of Rakuten Golden Kids came!

Hi, everyone! November 23rd was Labor Thanksgiving Day. That is one of the national holidays which was established for the purpose of commemorating labor and production, and giving thanks to each other. On that day, did you show appreciati…

Data and the team are our assets! What is a Data Platform Engineer?

Hi there, This is Sasamon from Rakuten Fukuoka branch – yes, we do have an office in Fukuoka where many engineers are working very successfully! Today we interviewed one of them, Daigoro.

You can get breads and sweets nearby! We went to the Rakuten Convenience store, “Crimson Store!”

Hi, everyone. Today, we would like to introduce you “Crimson Store – A convenience store in Rakuten office”. Rakuten Crimson House has Crimson Stores on 9th and 22th floors, and many employees use them every day. We will tell you thoroughl…

A new concept for an office space!? Laundry service in the office?

Hello again. There are many equipment/environmental features available within Rakuten Crimson House so that all employees could have a healthy and comfortable time in our workplace; about which you can see some stories in this R-Hack artic…

Good-bye, Cash!? How is the cashless at Rakuten office like?

Cashless payment has become more and more popular these days – are you a cashless person now? Rakuten group is encouraging the society to be a more cashless environment by providing various services including “Rakuten Pay (application)”, “…

Many fancy costumes - Halloween fun day!!

Halloween, on October 31st, which costume did you wear in the wonderful event? At Rakuten, we can wear our preferred costume at work in Halloween every year. They have a photography competition after working hour, everyone is totally up fo…

A Meeting room or A Showroom!? Explore the client meeting rooms at Rakuten Crimson House!

Hello! Let’s look at the meeting rooms in our client area today. We have meeting rooms in the designated client areas that are separate from internal ones, which are used for meetings with business partners and recruitment interviews, etc.…

What’s about Fukuoka branch? We will introduce the fascination of the Fukuoka branch

Hi, everyone. I am Sasamon. I am working as an engineer at Rakuten Fukuoka branch. Rakuten Group has many branches in Japan.

7 Ddevelopment sites Offices in Japan. Welcome “to-be” rural workers!

Hi! Today let us tell you about the “U-turn / I-turn” (recruiting people who wish to return to their hometown or people who wish to move out of big cities to rural areas) event hosted by Commerce Tech division, targeting for engineers.

Oasis for the employees! Let us tell you about ”Rakuten Cafe”!

Hi there! Today, I would like to talk about “Rakuten Cafe”. How many times do you buy coffee or something to drink (not only coffee but also tea or something) a day? In my case, coffee is essential during my work, so I often get them when …

Episode 03 Leaving footprints as QA

As commerce company, We have a wide variety of services. "Rakuten Ichiba", "Rakuma", "Rakuten Books", "Rakuten Beauty", "Rakuten GORA", etc. These services require extremely high quality in order for users to use them comfortably every day…

What’s “Meetup in Nagoya”? To close in on the secret behind the Nagoya branch

Hi, Everyone! Hi, Everyone!Rakuten Commerce Tech is planning and running some events every month.Today, we would like to announce you our “Meet Up Event at Nagoya branch” on 19th November, 2019.

Not just “for free”! Exploring the ‘unknown’ features of Rakuten Cafeteria!

Hi all – let us tell you about Rakuten’s cafeteria (canteen) this time. Rakuten has 2 cafeterias in Rakuten Crimson House building, and another in Futako-Tamagawa Rise office building, so 3 in total. Today’s story is about the cafeteria on…

How to achieve overwhelming results MVP Success Story

At a commerce company, We have a wide variety of services such as "Rakuten Ichiba", "Rakuma", "Rakuten Books", "Rakuten Beauty", "Rakuten GORA", etc.. These services require extremely high quality in order for users to use them comfortably…

What’s the Commerce Company?

Commerce Company provides approximately 30 services at the moment, including: “Rakuten Ichiba” –one of the largest internet shopping mall in Japan “Rakuten Travel” – the website for Travel services including accommodation booking “Rakuma” …

R-Hack Kicked Off!

Hello! This is R-Hack team. We have launched the “R-Hack” web magazine so we can release various kinds of news and stories about Technology Development for services at Rakuten Commerce Company. Our articles will cover a lot of ‘cool’ topic…

Reaching "Zero Customer Dissatisfaction"

We call this quality assurance job QA (Quality Assurance). In this series let me introduce, the "QA (Quality Assurance) Engineer" We will break it down into three episodes. First episode is from Fujiwara. Service Quality Assurance Group Ma…

Use “Rakuten Fitness club & Spa” empty-handed?!

We sneaked into “Rakuten Fitness club & Spa” and listened to a Rakuten employee’s story. Hello, everyone! As you may know, Rakuten’s headquarters has a “Rakuten Fitness club & Spa” where Rakuten employees can use! So many employees are usi…

An Engineer Daddy: whatʼs the story about double-HAPPY outcome for both his family and the company?

Todayʼs story is about Natsuki, an engineer who works in Rakuten Beauty Technology and took the paternity leave from January to March 2019. His baby was around 8 months old at the time he took the paternity leave, when a big project was ju…

From A Patissier to A Tech Producer!What’s the reason for the job change?

We have a number of new joiners every month; now we would like to introduce those successful new hires in this series. Surprisingly, some people come from completely different industries- the first story is about Masao, who was hired as a …