Service Backend Engineering Manager

Job Title: Service Backend Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 8000000 - 11000000
Reference: 10537
Contact Name: Dana Greenfield
Job Published: August 23, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Our Client is a Globally focused Tech company utilizing AI in their web and application services. Seeking experienced developers with strong leadership skills and English/Japanese communication skills. 

Please include your github profile when applying.


  • Lead a team of software engineers by showing leadership in task management, high-level software design, and individual technical decision making

  • Be responsible for planning and delivery of software against the roadmap

  • Continuously help team members grow and improve performance by having effective 1-on-1s, and supporting career development


Minimum Qualifications

  • Native level proficiency in either English or Japanese

  • Over 5 years of experience in backend development and operations

  • Hands-on skills and deep understanding in the technical fields of the team

  • Experience developing and operating a high-traffic web service

  • Strong interest in news media and our mission

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing remote workers

  • Good understanding of machine learning


Benefits and Perks

  • Voluntary Trip - Working remotely twice a year

  • Healthy lunch on a daily basis for free

  • Free coffee provided by our Barista every day

  • Event space - Free use for any kind of meet up

  • Foreign language development support

  • Various social insurance benefits included

  • Transportation coverage