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Software Engineer, iOS Architect

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

You will work as an iOS architect to improve Mercari’s architecture and promote Mercari’s business.

Mercari’s mobile team is currently working on a major re-architecture of the iOS/Android 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.


  • Continuous improvement of the codebase, including the major re-architecture
  • Improving quality with a focus on stability and performance
  • Handling OS update


  • Experience developing native iOS apps
  • Experience not only in technical decision making, but also in taking ownership of the outcome and operation
  • Experience in making technical decisions in small to large organizations
  • Experience of re-architecture in medium to large organizations
  • Knowledge of UI frameworks, MVVM / MVP architecture, and complex
  • Understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design, performance optimization, and concurrency
  • Knowledge of open-source commonly used in the iOS development
  • Ability to develop features while conducting unit tests
  • Software development experience with Swift at work

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