Senior Data Engineer

KOMOJU Musashino-Shi, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥10M ~ ¥14M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote (worldwide)
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support


KOMOJU Musashino-Shi, Tokyo

The leading cross-border payment gateway for Japan. We power payments for companies like video game distribution platform Steam and the popular mobile app TikTok.

Key benefits

  • Developer-centric, inclusive culture
  • International at our core
  • Generous holiday policy

About the position

We are looking for someone with a strong background in data engineering who is passionate about accelerating data-driven decision making throughout the company.

As Senior Data Engineer, you will be working with internal teams to understand their data needs and provide the data platform that helps their day-to-day decisions.


Develop and maintain the data platform (data collection, analysis, and visualization) - Work with the development team to improve our data collection by connecting more data sources to the data platform - Maintain and improve data integrity - Interact with various internal teams to understand their data needs - Build data dashboards to support each team’s decision making - Improve data utilization by continuously monitoring data usage metrics - Proactively conduct data analysis to provide teams with new insights to make better decisions


  • Strong engineering background
  • Proficiency in a programming language used in data engineering such as Python
  • Experience and interest in data collection, ETL, analysis, and visualization
  • Advanced understanding of SQL
  • Knowledge of data warehousing technologies and experience with platforms such as Amazon Redshift or Google BigQuery
  • Ability to deeply understand teams (Business, Engineering, and Operations) objectives and translate them into effective data engineering solutions

Nice to haves

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

  • Proficiency in a programming language used in data engineering such as Python
  • Experience in developing and operating web services
  • Experience with Looker/LookML
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms AWS or GCP
  • Experience with database design and performance tuning


10 to 14 million JPY annually.

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

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Initial Screening

    If you pass the resume screening stage, you’ll be invited for an initial interview with the recruitment team. We’ll answer any questions you have about the rest of the hiring process there.


Meet KOMOJU's Developers

Nigel was fresh out of college when he joined KOMOJU as a developer. He's now risen to tech lead, where he's helped build out their payment platform while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

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Nicole joined KOMOJU in 2020, and worked her way up to be technical lead of the merchant management team. She shares her journey, how KOMOJU supported her career growth and how the company is adapting to its growing needs.

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