Lead Engineer

Job Type
8,000,000 JPY ~ 12,000,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


As a Lead Engineer, you will have the final technical responsibility of engineer work. You will provide cutting-edge technological expertise in all engineering related areas.



- Responsible for technological choices (stack, architecture)

- Technical responsibility of the engineering team (release cycle, code review & quality, productivity of the team)   

- Software development   

- Hiring and training of senior engineers   

- Promotion of technologies (inside/outside of the company)


Ideal engineer:

- Is a self-starter that thrives on interesting challenges

- Puts the customer first, not the technology

- Embraces Agile development methodologies

- Is a data-driven decision maker

- Knows how to communicate effectively with non-technical employees

- Is a considerate team player


【Company Details】
Our client runs a matching platform for freelancers and local businesses across Japan. Their innovative and diverse team shares a vision of empowering and interconnecting the society around us. 

【Working Hours】
9:30 - 18:30(Mon ‐ Fri) 

Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, etc.

【Services / Benefits】

Social insurance, Transportation Fee, no smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.

Required Skills

- Experience in Web Application Development (Backend) in a modern object-oriented or functional programming language (eg. Java, Scala, Kotlin, Python, JavaScript)

- Experience with the principal modern AWS technologies and their administration (eg. ECS, Lambda, S3, RDS)

- Experience with modern Javascript stack (eg. NodeJS, serverless framework, Angular, React, TypeScript, etc.)

- Experience with reporting technologies (eg. Redshift, Redash, Metabase, BigQuery)

- Experience with infrastructure as code (eg. Terraform, cloud formation)

- Experience working as senior developer in a team of 6 Backend Engineers or more

- Experience with making technological choices (Stack, Programming language, Architecture)

- Experience with relational and nonrelational databases

- Experience with application/infrastructure monitoring (eg.DataDog,   CloudWatch, Sentry)

- Experience with QA & IT Security related aspects of software development  

- Experience with agile software development