Infrastructure Engineer for Blockchain Art Company *NO JAPANESE REQUIRED

Server Side, Back End Engineer, Network Engineer

Ruby on Rails

About the company
The company’s founder was a contemporary artist who wanted to resolve the issue of lack of infrastructure in the field of art through technology. Since times are changing and the way the society approaches everything is updating, the people behind this company wanted to find a way to keep art alive and support artists through innovative tech. The company is committed to introducing blockchain technologies and creating an innovative platform to buy and sell art, while protecting the earning capabilities of passionate artists.
The company, settled in the heart of Tokyo, is very proud of their unique platform’s main feature which is traceability. Art is very important in our society. The ability to create and appreciate it, is what makes us human. The CEO, who grew up in the U.S. and a contemporary artist himself, and has a mission and vision to protect art and culture, by making sure that the artists are being financially protected through their company’s platform. To make everything a reality, he obtained patents in Japan and the U.S. and started the company while he was in graduate school of informatics. With the help of blockchain technology and using the company’s platform, whenever the artists’ art gets resold, he/she will always get a portion of profit out of it.
Corporate Culture
The company requires each member to have strong passion and interest in arts and block chain. Their whole mission and vision revolves around integrating the two aspects and it is very important that people who join their team shares this value as well. The company already have around 15 employees and out of those 5 are foreigners. Most of them can speak English. The organizational style is flat and has a very flexible work environment. They have Flex time system and their employees are allowed remote work options as well. The team members are also always introduced to new technology and updated trends so people who are interested to be in the loop when it comes to innovations will have a lot of opportunities for exposure.
Global Aspects
  • Many employees speak English
PR Aspects
The CEO have obtained patents used in their platforms. The company recently raised 300 million yen for funding
Other details
  • No dress code
  • Visa support
The company is building an innovative art infrastructure targeting artists worldwide in an active collaboration with other block chain projects. Their platform enables artists, art collectors and gallery owners to have access to variety of information about the art and to ultimately protects everyone's property rights.

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will develop the environment that will enable both web application that functions on AWS and GCP as well as Smart Contract that functions on Block Chains. Web Application is mainly on Kubernetes.

Development environment:
Language : Solidity, Node.js, Kotlin, Typescript, Golang, Ruby on Rails, SCSS
Infra : Etherteum, GCP, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
Source control ; GitHub
CI/CD : CircleCi
Communication: Slack, Notion, GitHub, JIRA

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
It Skills

Framework-Back end

Ruby on Rails

・Basic understanding on OSI reference model, Computer Science knowledge on TCP/IP, Transaction processing
・Ability to establish network with the consideration of various software evaluation criteria such as scalability and security
・ Experience of running infrastructure on one of the following: AWS, GCP or Azure
・ Knowledge on Linux architecture
・ Understanding on k8s and usage experience
Japanese Level
  • None
・ Understanding and interest on block chain, smart contract, crypto currency and web 3.0
・ Appropriate infrastructure for different phases; mid size development to large size development
・ Contribution to OSS
・ Presentation experience inside/outside the company
・ Development experience of both water fall and agile
・ Communication with network and electrical agents in the time of moving the office
・ Backend development experience
・ Frontend development experience
・ Love for art
Type of people (Personality)
・People who have studied about (or would like to study) about creating Bitcoin, Ethereum and other block chains*/*
・People who like to create Dapps and feel the potential of it*/*
・People who love to keep learning and are interested in sharing ideas to others*/*
・People who get very excited at new technologies and world trends */*
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
11:00 - 16:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)