Software Engineer, Android

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

In order to break down the barriers that typically divide people in software development, we refer to everyone as software engineers. As a company, we believe all software engineers should use the most appropriate technology available, so we don’t limit people to particular roles or technology. This does not mean that we don’t believe in specialization, but we think that someone’s work should not be limited by their job title.

Unique and Bold Challenges

We are looking for people that are interested in our services, mission, and values, and want to work where engineers can go bold, use the latest technology, make autonomous decisions, and take on challenges at a rapid pace.

Requirements

  • Shared belief in Mercari’s mission and values
  • Developing, operating, making decisions when selecting technology, and continuous improvement of large-scale product codebases
  • At least 3 years of experience in development using Kotlin for Android
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders

Nice to haves

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

  • Project management and/or team leadership
  • Development and operation in a microservices architecture
  • Knowledge of and experience with database (RDBMS, NoSQL), network, Linux server, surveillance system, logging, SLA, SLO, and system operation
  • Cloud development experience (preferably GCP or AWS)
  • Understanding of UI development
  • OSS contribution experience / familiarity with the OSS community
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