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Engineering Manager

Money Forward i Minato-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ¥8M ~ ¥13M annually
    🏡 Partially remote
    🧪 5+ years experience required
    💬 No Japanese required
    🌏 Apply from abroad
    🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Money Forward i

Money Forward i Minato-ku, Tokyo

An intuitive SaaS Management Platform to help companies discover, manage, and optimize SaaS applications.

Key benefits

  • Small but diverse team
  • Great support for OSS
  • Relocation support

About the position

You will help build the team and develop team members to their full potential. You will also own the whole development process from discussing initial feature ideas to hands-on development and delivery!

Our current tech stack is Nuxt/Vue, NestJS, DataDog, Rollbar, GitHub Actions for CICD, Terraform for provisioning infrastructure, AWS (MySQL, SQS, OpenSearch, DynamoDB, Lambda, ECS…). But we are evolving and very open to ideas!


  • Build the engineering team and grow its member, including, but not limited to, hiring, doing 1:1s and performance evaluation
  • Working closely with the product team and the business team to refine feature requirements and translate them into tasks.
  • Taking ownership of delivery: lead the team in doing estimation, planning resources, implementing to managing schedules.
  • Facilitate efforts to improve our platform through solid architecture and best practices
  • Facilitate efforts to improve the development process


  • 5+ years of professional experience in web/backend development
  • Professional experience in a technical management or leadership role, with at least one year leading team of 5+ engineers
  • Good grasp of at least one of programming languages
  • Experience working with relational databases and cloud service providers (especially AWS)
  • Ability to do hands-on development with the team (needed to realize engineering issues and improvements).

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Familiarity with Typescript
  • Japanese ability


8 to 13 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Casual Interview (30 minutes)

    We'll introduce the position to you, and answer any questions you might have.

  2. 2

    Coding Test

    You'll take our online coding test from home.

  3. 3

    1st Technical Interview (60 minutes)

    We'll focus on your technical knowledge and management skills.

  4. 4

    2nd Technical Interview (60 minutes)

    You'll use Miro to do system design in real time.

  5. 5

    Final Interview (60 minutes)

    We'll make sure you fit the culture of our team.

  6. 6


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