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Lead Engineer, Money Forward Cloud Invoice Issuing

Money Forward Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥6.9M ~ ¥11.0M annually
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 3+ years experience required
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Money Forward

Money Forward Minato-ku, Tokyo

Money Forward is a fintech startup delivering tools to visualize and improve both individuals'​ and companies'​ financial health.

Key benefits

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

About the position

With the introduction of the invoice system and the spread of digital invoices, Japan’s billing operations will undergo significant changes. In this context, we are enhancing our system to rapidly improve the product value through the development of new features and enhancement of existing ones, as well as to achieve more stable operation for users to use our services with confidence. We are currently seeking a Lead Engineer to join our team.


  • Development of new features and enhancement of existing ones to improve the product value offered
  • Ensuring stable operation of mission-critical services
  • Addressing technical debt and making various improvements to ensure the product can sustain growth
  • Prompt investigation and response to user inquiries
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to create the product delivery roadmap, manage engineering resources to achieve the roadmap, manage the progress of development processes, and plan and execute strategies to improve productivity and test quality in the development process.
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other team members to realize product development that solves user issues.


  • 3+ years of web application development experience using Rails
  • Experience in maintenance, operation, and development of mission-critical web services and business systems
  • Experience in managing and training other team members

Nice to haves

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

  • Knowledge and experience in contracts, procurement, order processing, billing tasks, or bookkeeping, accounting, and financial operations
  • Experience in maintenance and operation of B2B web services
  • Experience collaborating with engineering teams at overseas bases
  • Interest in learning Japanese


6.9 to 11.004 million JPY annually.

Meet Money Forward's Developers

Kostas Mavrikis left the Netherlands to join Money Forward in October 2023. As the first non-Japanese speaker in the Fukuoka office, he's been taking the initiative on Money Forward's Englishnization program, as well as introducing Kotlin, Scrumban, and European-style coffee meetings to his team.

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