Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Platform)

Autify Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥8M ~ ¥10M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 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

You will mainly be responsible for platform development and improvements. You will also examine bug reports from customers, work on fixing them and also apply the findings when improving the core engine and architecture of the product.


  • Work with other engineers, designers, and product leads to implement various features while considering performance, security, and reliability.
  • Investigate and solve issues that occur in specific browsers and applications
  • Web application development using Ruby on Rails and TypeScript
  • Facilitate future development by continually improving the existing systems architecture, code quality, CI/CD pipeline, etc.
  • Work with other teams to improve our E2E test automation product built with Appium, Selenium, Webdriver, etc.
  • Participate in incident handling and on-call rotations
  • Proactively identify functions that can be improved, and suggest possible solutions in the technical aspects and product-related ideas.


  • Being able to work in Japan standard time (Working partially in JST can be discussed)
  • Over five years of experience in web development specializing in backend and has some experience in frontend languages/frameworks.
  • Experience in developing frontend with Typescript or Javascript
  • Experience in developing backend with Rails, Ruby, Go or Python
  • Experience in infrastructure with Docker, AWS, GCP or Microsoft Azure
  • Modern development experience with Agile or Scrum

Nice to haves

While not specifically required, tell us if you have any of the following.

  • Experience in contributing to Open Source projects in Webdrivers or Chrome extensions.
  • Proficient in the process of analyzing, hypothesizing and testing
  • Experience in E2E test automation with Selenium and Appium
  • A person with a product mindset who can identify and understand issues from the user’s point of view and sympathizes with them.
  • Has a problem-solving mindset.


8 to 10 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Online coding test (take-home)

  2. 2

    Technical assignment (take-home)

  3. 3

    Technical interview (60 mins)

  4. 4

    HR & Manager interview (90 mins)


Meet Autify's Developers

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