About Degica

Kichijoji, Tokyo

Online payments and game publishing.

About the position

As an engineering manager, your mission is to maximize the output of engineering. You will utilize your communication skills and technical background to allow individuals and teams to work together to achieve common goals. You will work closely with product and engineering to refine the “what” and “how” of features being built, scale engineering through hiring and solving organizational problems, and be a servant leader who puts the needs of employees first and provides opportunities for others to develop and perform to their full potential.

Responsibilities

  • Participate and improve process around engineering hiring, onboarding, and training
  • Define processes to increase productivity and ensure adoption across engineering and the organization
  • Provide mentorship and guidance through 1-on-1’s and performance reviews
  • Ensure engineering teams are operating efficiently and achieving their goals
  • Set expectations with engineers and hold them accountable for project deliverables

Required Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience building and working on large-scale software products
  • Solid understanding of software development best practices
  • Understanding of concepts of technical debt and continuous integration

Good to have

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

  • Previous experience managing teams and individuals
  • Knowledge of the Ruby programming language
  • Previous experience developing large-scale web applications
  • Ability to manage staff and communicate with stakeholders in Japanese

Benefits

  • All national holidays observed
  • One week of summer vacation in addition to regular vacation
  • Paid birthday holiday included
  • Motorized sitting / standing desks when working from our office

Salary

7,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen / year

Includes (rough estimate of) profit share. Based on experience and skill level

Meet Degica's Developers

Identifying and fixing problems at Degica

with Kazunori Kajihiro

Kazunori initially joined Degica as a web application engineer, but by identifying problems he wanted to fix, his role shifted first to VP of Infrastructure, and then VP of Payment Products.

Read his story...

Becoming CTO of Degica

with Richard Ramsden

After graduating from university, Richard came to Japan and found a job as a software developer. Eventually he joined Degica, where he rose to the role of CTO.

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