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Software Engineer, Cloud Native Platform

LINE Corp. Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 Fluent Japanese
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About LINE Corp.

LINE Corp. Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

At 83 million domestic users, or 65% of the population, LINE is Japan's most popular messaging application. It is also popular throughout Asia, boasting approximately 186 million users globally.

Key benefits

  • Build reliable systems at scale
  • Room to grow
  • Healthy work/life balance

About the position

In this position, you’ll be responsible for the following

  • Development and operation for the managed Kubernetes service which is provided to Application Engineers in LINE
  • Development and operation for a standardized mechanism to improve operation/development efficiency of the private cloud by making use of Cloud Native Technology

In doing so, you’ll be part of a team that is in charge of the whole product development cycle, and help to balance reliability with cost.


  • 3+ years of experience of server-side software engineering (C or Go or Python)
  • Experience of software trouble shooting
  • Knowledge of cloud service (network and storage and virtualization).
  • Mind to learn new technologies positively
  • Ability to use English (most of communications are done in English)
  • Experience operating or integrating OpenStack or Kubernetes
  • Ability to troubleshoot OSS with code-level

Nice to haves

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

  • Experience customizing OSS for company business requirements
  • Experience of contributing OSS
  • Experience operating or developing a distributed system
  • Experience making presentations in tech conferences

Meet LINE Corp.'s Developers

Photo of Swapnali Koli

Joining LINE as a QA Engineer

with Swapnali Koli

Swapnali had been working at a Japanese company as a QA Engineer. Looking for a new challenge, she joined LINE, where she’s led their private cloud API automation project.

Read her story...

Li was working in Toronto when he was recruited to join LINE as a principal engineer. He tells his story of relocating to Japan.

Read his story...
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Growing a career in Japan

with Matthew Bailey

Starting as a server side engineer at LINE, Matt is now a software development manager. He shares his experiences of finding a job in Japan, and gives tips on how you can be successful at landing one too.

Read his story...

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