Backend Engineer

Job updated 7 days ago

Job Description

About PayPay

PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 has hugely diversified employees who are from 50 different countries. To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm, the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technologies , we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.

Our biggest competitor is "cash". We are seeking for people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed that other companies could never achieve, and who are passionate about promoting and spreading such a financial life platform in a short time along with professionalism.

Job Description

Main Responsibilities
  • Design large scale systems with high complexity to support our high throughput applications.
  • Understand how to leverage infrastructure for solving such large scale problems.
  • Develop tools and contribute to open source wherever possible.
  • Adopt problem solving as a way of life – always go to root cause! Support the code you write in production.
Tech Stack

We select the best combination of tech at times.
| Java, Kotlin, Scala
| Spring Boot, JUnit, Reselience4j, Feign
| MySQL/AuoraDB, DynamoDB, ELK, Kafka, Redis, TiDB
| Docker, Kubernetes, ArgoCD, AWS, GCP
| GitHub, IntelliJ, Gradle, Maven, npm/yarn, Flyway, Jenkins, snyk,
| Bigquery, Kibana, Spark
| PlantUML, draw.io, miro.com
| Slack, Zoom

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Experience in using Java under professional environment, or if you are non-Java user, excellent skills in generalized programming languages, such as Scala, Python and Go.
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases and distributed cache.
  • Strong fundamentals in data structures, algorithms and object oriented programming.
  • In-depth understanding of concurrency and distributed computing.
  • Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or 5+ years equivalent experience in SaaS platform development.
  • Business of English or Japanese 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with implementing platform components such as RESTful APIs, Pub/Sub Systems, Database Clients.
  • Experience with AWS services.
  • Experience in working for system development in finance, payment, or similar industries
  • Experience in system design, development of web system which handles massive amount of transactions or requires scalability
  • Language ability in Japanese and English is a plus (We have a professional translator but it is nice to have language skills)
  • Experience in microservices

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Working Conditions

Employment Status
  • Full Time
Office Location
Work Hours
  • Super Flex Time (No Core Time)
  • In principle, 10:00am-6:45pm (actual working hours: 7h45m + 1h break)
Holidays
  • Two days off per week (as well as national holidays, New Year's break(December 29th to January 4th))
  • Paid leave, congratulatory and bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, family care leave etc
Salary
  • Annual salary paid in 12 installments (monthly)
  • Based on skills, experience, and abilities
  • Reviewed once a year
  • Special Incentive once a year *Based on company performance and individual contribution and evaluation
  • Late overtime allowance, Work from anywhere allowance (JPY100,000)
Benefits
  • Social Insurance (health insurance, employee pension, employment insurance and compensation insurance)
  • 401K
  • Language Learning support
  • Translation/Interpretation support
  • VISA sponsor + Relocation support

Other Information:

1
3 years of experience required
7,000,000 ~ 12,000,000 JPY / year
100% Remote Work
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PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 

PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 has hugely diversified employees who are from 50 different countries. 

To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm, the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technologies , we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.

Our biggest competitor is "cash". We are seeking for people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed that other companies could never achieve, and who are passionate about promoting and spreading such a financial life platform in a short time along with professionalism.

About our working style, we had introduced a new personnel system called WFA (Working From Anywhere*). At PayPay, we work fully remotely in Japan. Therefore, the working place or your living place doesn't matter. Even if you are living in a local area, the salary and benefit package will be at an international level while you enjoy working with world class colleagues. You will find such a way of working at PayPay! *This WFA policy is applicable only within Japan.

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