FinTech Services Lead Engineer (Full Stack)

Full stack engineer Software engineer

About the company
When it comes to saving or making investment decisions, different companies usually provide advice focusing on specific (different) items for the same individual. This is like having a silo mentality, and individuals rarely receive comprehensive solutions.
This company’s vision, taking advantage of the growing FinTech sector, is to provide the best saving-investment solutions for individuals considering their entire lifespan. They are working on providing comprehensive solutions than can really maximize value for individuals, making use of automation that can suggest the best possible choices. Currently, they are still serving financial institutions as main clients, but their goal is to provide these services and help to as many people as possible.
The company is looking for innovative engineers to join their team and grow the business with them.
Those who can bring creative solutions, technical expertise and an innovative mindset are very welcome.
Given their platform's stage of development, there is plenty of room for you to develop and implement your great ideas, as the company welcomes those with startup mindsets.

Compared to other FinTech companies, one of the great strengths of this company is that they combine financial expertise with AI. Other companies focus merely on AI, lacking sufficient financial background. The CEO himself is an expert in finance and a proven successful entrepreneur who already created two companies before.

The company has a partner in Taiwan and is currently working on expanding their business overseas, to countries such as China and in other parts of Asia. China is especially an important target as there is a big wealth gap, and this company is committed to providing tools for everybody to have access to opportunities regardless of societal status.
They already have a number of talented foreigners in the team: engineers from China, Russia, Korea, and the U.S. Considering the high level of the team members' expertise, this company is a great environment for someone aspiring to polish more of his/her technical skills. The team leader, who is from China, has world-class tech skills, completed his engineering PhD degree, and also did research at Tokyo University.
Corporate Culture
Although English is not the official work language, there is no language barrier problem as there are also English speaking engineers.
Board members can speak English as well. Their mindset is set to innovation and globalization.
There is no dress code at all and the company values efficiency and time management. Therefore, meetings are held only when it is really necessary.
Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
PR Aspects
Depending on individual situations, the company can offer different working arrangements. Also, you can choose your starting work time between 9:00/10:00/11:00.
Server-side development using Rails
Front-end development using React
Web server operation on AWS or GCP
AI engine API development in Python if possible

They are looking for someone with experience in react, rails, and Python.
They develop advanced fintech and AI tools with fresh ideas and technologies. They are looking for people who want to build their own products.
You will be leading the development team, interacting with the planners for both toB and toC.
(For the first 6 months, you will be asked to look at the whole project in turn to get used to it.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
2+ years of web service development experience using Rails, React, or Python
Team development experience
Experience in development using github
Experience in development and operation of toC and toB services
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
Interest in languages such as Python/golang
Experience in front-end development
Experience contributing to OSS such as gem
Experience in operating a service with large scale traffic
Experience in client (Swift/Kotlin) development
Experience building DevOps
Experience using AWS or GCP
Multi-cloud experience
Experience as a lead engineer
Experience as an Engineering Manager
Ideal candidate
- Behavior style that achieves objectives by involving others
- High ability to think logically
- Ability to learn and catch up on your own if necessary, without limiting yourself to your area of expertise
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Other special 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)
You can pick the type of computer you want to use. There is no dress code.
Remote Work
  • Temporary remote work (During Covid-19)