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Software Engineer, Site Reliability

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

As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), you will be responsible for building the servers/networks for Mercari’s marketplace app. Additionally, you will be responsible for system automation and incident handling, as well as working on development to improve performance, reliability, and scalability.


  • Diagnose and solve technical issues
  • Build and maintain automation tools for deployment, server provisioning, and other various operations
  • Build and maintain monitoring environments to be used in incident detection and capacity planning
  • Build and maintain various applications and middlewares, and work to improve their performance
  • Build the infrastructure for microservices


  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP, and other network protocols
  • Ability to trace and solve technical issues (performance drops, etc.)
  • Programming ability sufficient to build any applications or middlewares necessary to fix bugs or improve system performance and reliability

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