About Degica

Musashino, Tokyo

Online payments and game publishing.

About the position

We are looking for a talented Ruby programmer living in Japan or willing to relocate to help build and improve our payment platform Komoju, as well as services built around it. You will work with a team of skilled engineers at our Tokyo office in Kichijoji, in a supportive environment where all members have a say in key product design decisions.


  • Understand product goals and feature requests and translate them into working software
  • Support team members through code review and architecture discussions
  • Write tests that validate the stability and correctness of implementations
  • Handle refactorings with both bravery and care

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong Ruby and general software engineering skills
  • Experience designing and building backend web services
  • Experience working with HTML and Javascript
  • Eligible to work in Japan (a work visa requires a Bachelor’s Degree or 10 years relevant professional experience)


  • All national holidays observed
  • One week of summer vacation in addition to regular vacation
  • Opportunities to travel to developer and partner conferences
  • Motorized sitting / standing desks


6,000,000 - 10,000,000 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.

Read his story...

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