Login or register to see your saved jobs and receive scout emails
Login or register to find a job
Job ID : 1405669 Date Updated : December 4th, 2023

Senior Software Engineer - Team Lead

Hiring Company Payment sysytem platform
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 11 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Minimal Overtime Flex Time

Job Description

About company

This company is Japan’s pioneer and leading BNPL service company. We believe in creating simple, instant experiences to take the hassle out of shopping with a touch of magic.

This offers instant, monthly-consolidated credit to consumers by removing hassles from payment and purchase experiences. We uses proprietary models and machine learning to underwrite transactions in seconds and guarantee payments to merchants. We increases revenue for merchants by reducing the number of incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating repeat purchases from consumers. 

We ware acquired in September 2021 by PayPal, the global payments company. We continue to operate its existing business, maintain its brand and support a wide variety of consumer wallets and marketplaces by providing convenient and innovative services.

We continues to innovate to make shopping easier and more fun both online and offline.


About Position

We are looking for an experienced Engineer with expert knowledge of functional programming (f.i. Scala) to join our Buy Now Pay Later engineering department.

The Buy Now Pay Later department owns the platform and APIs that deliver the core functionalities (payments, billing, settlements) of Paidy’s business. Responsibilities include setting technical direction, working with other teams on identifying requirements, and delivering new functionality.

You will be involved in all stages of the development cycle. You will be able to share best practices and set standards for your team and other teams in our engineering organization. You will be able to leave your mark on the engineering culture as well.


Key Role and Responsibilities

Design, develop, and deliver new features for the core Paidy’s platform
Collaborate with distributed and multidisciplinary teams
Assist in requirements identification and in producing specifications
Contribute and adhere to coding standards, best practices, and procedures


What We Offer You

Diversified team with 221+ colleagues from 37+ countries
Exciting work opportunities in a rapid-growing organization
Cross-functional collaboration
Flexible work-from-home arrangement
Competitive salary and benefits

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English Only)
Minimum Japanese Level None
Minimum Education Level High-School or Below
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Required to have: 

Knowledge of Functional Programming - ideally Scala and the Typelevel ecosystem
Understanding of software architecture and design with the ability to align the overall service architecture
Experience with building distributed systems, scalability and high throughput software
Experience with maintaining and further developing existing code bases
Comfortable with knowledge sharing, working on a team and building relationships
Shows interest in the organization’s engineering strategy, product development strategy and how that aligns to the overall business strategy
Ability to define task outlines and deliverables
Demonstrates a sense of urgency when required
Ability to manage some ambiguity and exercises good judgment when needed
Ability to give and receive constructive feedback tactfully upstream and downstream
Excellent communication skills, ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams

Good to have: 

Experience with Akka Cluster, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kafka
Experience with Event Sourcing and CQRS
Understanding of JVM internals and performance optimization
Experience with CircleCI, AWS, Fargate, Terraform, Datadog
Experience working on a payment platform or other fintech field

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 11 million yen
Industry Other (Banking and Financial Services)

Job Category

  • IT, Web and Communication > Software Developer
  • IT, Web and Communication > System Architect
  • IT, Web and Communication > ERP, SAP Specialist

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Non-Japanese