About Mercari

Roppongi, 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

The Microservices Architecture team oversees the whole backend architecture and provides guidance and help to each backend team on the design and implementation of microservices. We are responsible for ensuring a scalable and robust architecture for the Mercari backend API by providing architecture design, implementing core middlewares and services and introducing microservices development guidelines to the whole engineering organization.

Details

  • Design the overall architecture and roadmap for Mercari’s backend systems
  • Design and implement common middlewares and core microservices
  • Work with the Platform and SRE team to provide a robust microservices platform, introduce new datastores and plan database migration
  • Work across multiple backend teams to help design, build and evolve microservices
  • Help form a healthy organization structure, define guidelines on service development, testing, deploy and monitoring to the whole engineering organization

Requirements

  • Strong programming skills
  • Experience building scalable and robust API
  • Experience with SOA or microservices architecture design
  • Good documentation and communication skill

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About Mercari

Roppongi, 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

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