Platform Engineer (DB Specialist)

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

We are looking at providing the best financial service to users in Japan. We empower PayPay product by realizing efficient, stable and optimized storage services. PayPay is looking for Platform Engineers who specialize in databases at scale on mission critical systems.  

Team Missions
  • Make sure to satisfy requirements for datastores in PayPay
  • Provide support for application teams to keep sustainable operations
  • R&D to resolve issues from datastores perspective.
Main Responsibilities
  • Database operations, including monitoring, configuration management, upgrade, scaling, backup, and data migration
  • Iterate on database operations to improve quality and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot stability and performance problems
  • Contribute to documentation for communicating knowledge, experience and for effective decision-making. 
  • Research and test new tools in database ecosystems, and adopt them in PayPay

Tech Stack

| Python, shell, SQL, PL/SQL
| Aurora,MySQL, ElasticSearch (ELK),TiDB
| AWS
| GitHub, Terraform, Jenkins, Ansible, flyway
| Newrelic, Grafana, Prometheus, 
| Slack, Zoom, Jira, Confluence

Requirements

Qualifications

  • More than 5 years of DBA experience with a minimum of 3 years MySQL experience.
  • More than 2 years of AWS experience. 
  • Hands-on experience with infra as Code (laC- terraform) 
  • Interested in new technologies and willing to improve operational quality and efficiency.
  • Familiar with shell and programming language for scripting (Python, Go,....)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in automating operations related to Database or AWS
  • Familiarity with Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes 
  • Working experience in a full remote environment
  • Experience in operating distributed systems 
  • Experience working with NoSQL or NewSQL databases (like TiDB)

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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:

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5 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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