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Senior Software Engineer

Joyz Minato-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ¥6M ~ ¥12M annually
    🏡 Fully remote
    🧪 3+ years experience required
    💬 No Japanese required
    🌏 Apply from abroad
    🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Joyz

Joyz Minato-ku, Tokyo

Joyz provides a cloud-based platform that helps educational institutions teach English better. The platform has over 670,000 users, and the company has raised 7 million USD to date.

Key benefits

  • Improve English education in Japan
  • Do great work without long hours
  • See how your work improves lives

About the position

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who can help accelerate development for our language learning product TerraTalk. The ideal candidate is a competent, eager-to-learn individual, who cares about turning great code into an innovative product.


  • Work with team members to turn user stories into technical specification
  • Write clean, performant and conformant production code
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Handle technical queries from business and quality assurance


  • 3+ years of professional software development
  • Familiar with best practices in either our backend or frontend technology stack:
    • Backend: Amazon Web Services (ECS, SAM), Linux, Docker, Python, Django, Protocol Buffers
    • Frontend: HTML/CSS, TypeScript, Webpack, Vue.js, Unit testing, E2E testing
  • Experience maintaining a single product over the long term

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Experience in either learning or teaching another language.


6,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen / year


6 to 12 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Culture interview

    You’ll speak with one of our senior developers about the role, and we’ll evaluate if we think your personality matches the team.

  2. 2

    Coding interview

    You’ll be given a scenario similar to one you’re likely to encounter in your day-to-day work.

  3. 3

    CEO interview

    This will be a chance for you to talk with the CEO about the company and culture beyond just what goes on in the development team.

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