Frontend engineer (SaaS with AI Deep Learning)

Front End Engineer

About the company
This fintech company was established in 2016, and the company is developing AI solutions with a focus on accounting. Their mission is "Change the accounting, and the world will be changed". A lot of accounting firms are facing a labor shortage and the company is trying to automate the work by using AI and image analysis technology.

Their service includes AI systems that utilize image recognition technology for reading documents and receipts to make the work more efficient. The market scale in Japan is expected to be 800 billion yen, and they have already acquired several patents, so they are trying to expand their business for overseas markets.
Corporate Culture
Since they are small team, they try to work closely together to solve problems as a single team. The company is looking for someone with more experience and knowledge than their current team in order to help the team grow and become a fast growing work environment. From the CEO's experience of working at a foreign company, they are flat culture and employees are able to bring up ideas regardless of title or age.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
PR Aspects
The company has won a competition at a fintech award.
Other details
  • Autonomy clearly defined
  • Values clearly defined
This company is developing a cloud service (SaaS) that uses AI (deep learning) to automate work in the accounting field while combining AI-OCR and other deep learning technologies. The service is mainly targeted at the accounting departments of enterprise companies, and is attracting a lot of attention as a service that automates accounts payable management tasks and realizes teleworking and DX.

They are looking for a new member to strengthen their product development team in order to extract potential issues from customers and improve the functionality and quality of their services.

*Job Description
Development of the user interface for their main product.

-Purpose of the project
-This is an opportunity to join a growing company that is looking to expand the functionality of their flagship SaaS product to improve the efficiency of their accounting operations.

-The role of the position
Develop user interface and front-end of the product
-Work with backend engineers, designers, and product managers in the product development team to develop the service while providing various opinions and suggestions to provide a better user experience.

- Project Phases
- 2020 First release
- June 2021: UI renewal, many new functions to be released from July onwards

- What kind of technology are they using?
- Frontend: TypeScript (React, Redux)
- Backend: Node.js (Express), Go, Scala, gRPC
- Infrastructure: Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform
- Platform: AWS (EKS, Lambda, RDS, etc.)
- Others: GitHub (source code management), Jenkins (CI/CD), Datadog (monitoring)

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Experience in development using TypeScript/React
In-depth knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript
Knowledge of accessibility, usability, and security
Commitment to maintainable, readable, and stable code
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
Knowledge of machine learning
Experience using AWS/GCP in practice
Knowledge of Docker and container technology
Experience in code review and design review
Experience as a tech lead
Experience in agile development such as Scrum
Ideal candidate
Those who are willing to adopt new technologies without sticking to the past technologies.
Those who value working in a team environment.
Those who can feel the value in accomplishing a big task.
Those who are intellectually curious and like to be part of a highly technical team.
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Work hours
9:30 - 18:30
  • No
  • 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)
Other benefits
  • Free Coffee/Tea
Remote Work
  • Full remote work