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#408 [Cryptocurrency] Backend, Lead Engineer No Japanese ability required

[Company Profile]

This is a fintech company that holds dozens of patents (acquired) related to virtual currency and blockchain. In the three years since its founding, sales have grown rapidly to over 15 billion yen in the fiscal year ending December 2020, and it has been featured in Forbes in the United States. With a view to listing on NASDAQ in the United States, the company is developing the business mainly in the United States and other countries as well. The head office is in Tokyo and remote work is also possible.

[About the product]

The company provides apps (iOS, Android) that collect virtual currency just by shopping in 160 countries around the world, and they have more than 1800 partners on major EC sites in each country such as Walmart, BestBuy, eBay. This Japanese version will be released in partnership with a major Japanese company. They plan to partner with retailers around the world to create an economic zone like the "global version of T Point." Therefore, the company is aiming to become the world's No. 1 smartphone app in terms of the number of users (currently 2,000,000 users).

[Job Description]

・Involved in system design, development, rollout and operation of backend services.

・Lead a team of engineers with diverse cultural backgrounds.

- Take the lead in reviewing the design and implementation of other engineers.

・Resolve architecture, design, scalability and performance issues.

・Improve development efficiency through automation using CI/CD


・More than 3 years of experience in developing backend applications using PHP frameworks (Laravel, CakePHP, etc.)

・Development experience in cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, etc.)

・Development experience with RDBMS (MySQL, etc.)

・API development experience (REST, RPC, GraphQL, etc.)

・Agile development (Scrum) experience

・Experience working in a development team of 3 or more people

・High communication skills

*No Japanese ability required

[Preferred requirements]

・Development experience using microservice architecture

・Understanding of HTTP servers and reverse proxies (Nginx, Apache)

・Experience creating unit tests

・Large-scale B2C e-commerce or Fintech service development experience

・Experience using Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)

・Experience with CI/CD (Jenkins, Travis, etc.)

・Experience using analysis tools (Google Analytics, etc.)


Estimated annual income: 5 - 12 million JPY

* Determined in consideration of previous year's income

Work location: Tokyo

Working hours: 10:00 – 19:00 (60 minutes break, 8 hours actual work)

Employment form: Full-time employee

Annual holidays: 120 days (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, year-end and New Year summer vacation, paid vacation GW, prenatal / postnatal, childcare, long-term care, etc.)

Trial period: 3 to 6 months

Overtime: About 20 hours a month

Various types of insurance: health insurance, welfare pension, employment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance

Various allowances: Commuting allowance

Number of interviews: 1-3 times