Bilingual Software Engineer (English/Japanese)

Location: Chicago, IL
The Company:
  • THK is the pioneer of Linear Motion Systems.
  • Their LM Guide is an indispensable component of mechanical and electronic systems in a wide variety of industries which has promoted us as an industry leader with sales upward of $2.6 Billion.
  • Their products allows for many uses across a wide variety of industries. As such, there’s vast opportunity for growth.
  • The average tenure of a THK America, Inc. employee is 8 years with more than a third of our workforce with tenure of 10 years or more.
  • They offer competitive compensation, bonuses based on company performance, a fast-paced, challenging work environment and the opportunity to influence organizational development alongside a diverse, committed, knowledgeable and friendly workforce.

The Role:
  • Perform programming and support for mission-critical systems, rewriting current programs and designing new program as needed. Includes analysis, design, coding, testing, maintenance, and documentation.

  • Performs analysis, design, development, testing, maintains and support for business applications.
  • Develop program module specifications and designs that are scalable, extensible, maintainable and testable.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate new and existing business applications and database tools focusing on the centralization, integration, accessibility of business data.
  • Responds to user question by Helpdesk/Phone/Email while on assignment
  • Closes out all trouble tickets assigned and follow up to ensure user satisfaction
  • Maintain all of the company printers, troubleshooting, request outside technician, inventory supply goods.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • Ensure all J-Sox processes and procedures are followed at all times and incorporate any new policy and procedures as dictated by J-Sox regulations.

  • 4+ years of experience in computer programming principles, computer programming languages, computer operating systems, system application, documentation, database/schema designs, system development life cycles, sales, and logistics. (Required)
  • 2 years of experience with logical design of software solutions, programming, testing techniques, query techniques and DB management. (Preferred)
  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science. (Required)
  • 3 years experience with IIS, Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL DB/Reporting, AS400 CLP/RPG/DB2. (Preferred)
  • 2 years of experience with business application experience such as Order Management and Inventory Control. (Preferred)
  • Ability to read a print both English and Japanese. (Required)
  • Speak both English and Japanese fluently. (Required)
  • Write correspondence legibly and intelligently by English and Japanese.
  • Basic math and basic unit of measure of information storage of computer science. (Bit, Byte, KB, MB, GB, TB)

Company Benefits:
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Potential Discretionary Bonus
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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