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Engineering Manager

Mercari Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏡 Fully remote (from Japan)
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Mercari

Mercari Minato-ku, Tokyo

Mercari is a marketplace app that makes it easy for people to safely sell and ship their things. Having been downloaded over 100 million times, it is now among the largest peer-to-peer selling platforms globally.

Key benefits

  • Full flextime
  • Outside work encouraged
  • Employee stock ownership program

About the position

Work Responsibilities

  • Engineering managers are committed to creating organizational structures and solving organizational issues, creating a place where engineers can play more active roles.
  • Mercari’s engineering organization has members from a variety of backgrounds. By managing teams with diversified experiences, nationalities, cultures, etc., they are responsible for drawing out the potential of teams and individuals and producing greater results.
  • The main components of the role are as follows:
    • Recruiting, training, goal setting, evaluation, and providing feedback to engineers
    • Maximizing the results of engineer members and supporting career their growth
    • Assigning engineers to projects and supporting the communication needed to carry them out
    • Problem solving for the engineering organization as well as proposing and executing growth strategies
    • Planning and implementation of in-house events to deepen understanding of expertise and organization

Required Experience

  • Developing and operating large-scale products
  • Software development
  • Engineering management
  • Project management
  • Coordinating with multiple stakeholders

Preferred Experience

  • Making technical decisions for a team as a tech lead
  • Designing the architecture of an entire system
  • Managing a multicultural team
  • Hiring engineers (application screening, interviewing, direct recruiting, event hosting, etc.)
  • Strong experience in at least one of the following:
    • Backend: Design, development, and operation of APIs using Go or PHP
    • Frontend: Development related to frontend fields such as web browsers, JavaScript, TypeScript, React.js, Next.js, or Redux
    • Mobile: Development using Swift or Kotlin
    • Machine Learning: ML modeling or development experience with ML systems
  • Knowledge of and experience with databases (RDBMS/NoSQL), networks, linux, monitoring systems, logging, operations, and SLO/SLA
  • Development and operation using microservices architecture
  • Cloud development experience (preferably GCP or AWS)
  • Understanding of UI development
  • OSS contribution experience / familiar with OSS community

Meet Mercari's Developers

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