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Software Engineer, Android

Mercari Minato-ku, Tokyo
    💴 No salary range given
    🏡 Fully remote
    🧪 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

Mercari’s mobile team is currently working on a major re-architecture of the Android/iOS apps in order to create a structure where they can conduct further large-scale development while maintaining speed and security. The team is also working on various other projects, such as developing new features and improving the UX.


  • Improving Mercari’s UI/UX
  • Improving quality with a focus on stability and performance
  • Continuous improvement of the codebase, including the major re-architecture
  • Handling updates for the Android app
  • Developing new services and linking them with other services


  • Experience developing native Android apps
  • Extensive knowledge in object-oriented software development, solid MVVM/MVP architecture, multithreading, * networking and memory management.
  • Experience with continuous improvement of codebases and large-scale team development
  • Knowledge of standard Android libraries and frameworks
  • Ability to develop features while conducting unit tests using JUnit and Mockito
  • Software development experience with Kotlin at work

Meet Mercari's Developers

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