Principal Software 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.

Team Mission

  • Drive teams to expand and optimize technical vision, architecture, system design, development process of systems
  • Work with teams to answer consultations; furthermore, identify and prioritize tech debt and determine the best approach for resolving it.
  • Realize the vision through measurable gains in system scalability and efficiency.
  • Serve as a role model for junior engineers through mentoring and direct education.

Job Description 

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to work on our various systems which need high scalability, reliability and availability. These challenges require creative thinking and a deep understanding of how software and platform work.

Our ideal candidate is an ace problem solver and a learner at heart. You should have a very high degree of comfort in a programming language of your choice. We offer a flexible work schedule and you get your choice of tools (both hardware and software) and most importantly, the opportunity to work on tough problems with the brightest minds around you. So, if challenges excite you, and you're ready for a big one, let us know.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software and core platform
  • Lead technical aspects for multiple projects through hands-on execution and guidance of other engineers
  • Provide architectural blueprints and technical leadership.
  • Provides input and guidance during all phases of programs to solve challenging technical issues.
  • Build common platforms to support different business vertical application systems
  • Develop tools and contribute to open source wherever possible
  • Adopt problem-solving as a way of life – always go to the root cause!

Requirements

Experience

  • Solid foundation in designing, implementing, and maintaining a large-scale distributed system.
  • Experience in developing distributed platform systems such as Messaging Platforms, Pub/Sub Systems, Databases, Distributed Computing Frameworks, and Schedulers.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or 7+ years equivalent experience in software development
  • Strong fundamentals in data structure, algorithm, operating system and object-oriented programming
  • Deep understanding of concurrency, distributed computing, large-scale system, messaging and algorithm
  • Software development experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages
  • Interest and ability to learn new technology stacks as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working for system development in finance, payment, or similar industries
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Contribute to open-source projects
  • Language ability in Japanese and English is a plus (We have a professional translator but it is nice to have language skills)

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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:

4
7 years of experience required
16,000,000 ~ 24,000,000 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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