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Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Autify Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥8M ~ ¥12M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote (from Japan)
  • 🧪 3+ years experience required
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Autify

Autify Chuo-ku, Tokyo

A test automation platform founded in San Francisco by a team of engineers who were the first Japanese team to graduate from the top US accelerator Alchemist Accelerator. Over 300 companies have implemented our platform.

Key benefits

  • Engineering-centric culture
  • Remote-first
  • Internationally minded engineers

About the position


  • Work with other engineers, designers, and product leads to implement various features while considering performance, security, and reliability.
  • Proactively identify functions that can be improved.
  • Facilitate future development by improving the system on the existing server and infrastructure, code quality, CI/CD pipeline, etc.
  • Web application development using Ruby on Rails or Golang.
  • Participate in incident handling and be in on-call rotations
  • Build an E2E test automation backend using Selenium, Webdriver, etc.
  • Infrastructure development using AWS, containers, Terraform, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Being able to work in Japan standard time (Working partially in JST can be discussed)
  • Over 3 years of experience in web development specializing in backend and frontend or backend and infrastructure.
  • Over 1 year of experience in developing backends with Rails or Ruby or Golang.
  • Over 1 year of experience in building infrastructure using container management services such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Modern development experience with Agile or Scrum.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience developing frontend applications using JavaScript frameworks such as React, Vue.js, Angular
  • Experience in technology selection such as AWS component selection, and system architecture design
  • Experience in E2E test automation with Selenium and Appium
  • ISTQB/JSTQB certification

Desired personality traits

  • A person who can face issues from the user’s point of view and sympathizes
  • A person who has a high awareness of security, reliability, and performance


8 to 12 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Coding test (take-home)

  2. 2

    Technical assignment (take-home)

  3. 3

    Technical interview - 60min

  4. 4

    Final interview - 90min

Meet Autify's Developers

Samuel Johnson shares his experiences of working at Autify, where he does a mix of SRE and backend engineering. He explains how their product and working environment make it an attractive opportunity.

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