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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

PayPay Minato-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ¥8M ~ ¥14M annually
    🏡 Fully remote
    🧪 5+ years experience required
    💬 No Japanese required
    🌏 Apply from abroad
    🧳 Relocate to Japan

About PayPay

PayPay Minato-ku, Tokyo

With over 55 million registered users (as of February 2023), PayPay is the country’s most popular mobile wallet. Half of all of Japan's smartphone users are using it, and more than 2 billion payments made per year.

Key benefits

  • International engineering team
  • Japanese lessons on company time
  • Incredible scale

About the position

PayPay is looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to work on our Cloud Based payment system infrastructure to deliver the best payment experience for our growing customers base.

Team Missions

  • Design and implement sustainable cloud and platform services
  • Enable Self-service model and autonomy in Product Divisions
  • Ensure fast, robust and secure cloud and platform service delivery
  • Devise scalable and efficient cloud and platform service operations

Tech Stack

  • AWS: IAM, VPC, EC2, Lambda, Cloudfront, S3, CloudWatch, WAF, AWS SSO, Athena, SQS, Global Accelerator, Cognito, KMS, Secrets Manager, RDS, DynamoDB, ECS, EKS, ECR, Elasticsearch, MSK, Elasticache and other data stores
  • GCP: VPC, CloudNAT, Storage, Cloud Armor, Load Balancer, GKE, BigQuery, Storage & Google Analytics
  • Terraform, Jenkins, Github Actions, Atlantis, NewRelic, Prometheous, Grafana, ArgoCD


  • Architect and build a robust, scalable and stable infrastructure
  • Architect and build Infrastructure that is easily maintainable during patching and upgrades without downtime
  • Architect and build Infrastructure with AWS/GCP regional level failure tolerance
  • Work together with our Security Engineers to provision a secure Infrastructure
  • Automations for AWS or GCP Deployments to ensure fast delivery of Cloud Services to our developers
  • Provide through Automations means for developers to easily deploy resources on AWS and GCP


  • More than 5 years of technical experience in Multicloud - AWS & GCP based Infrastructure solution design and build
  • Has maintained over 200 servers in a production, customer facing cloud environment
  • Ability to demonstrate high degree of ownership in a Production environment
  • Experience in production level Infrastructure change management and releases for High traffic & business-critical systems
  • Experience in Disaster recovery for cloud systems and improvements for RTO and RPO
  • Good understanding of Cloud security best practices and payment industry compliance standards
  • Experience in production incident management and cross team collaboration
  • PayPay DevOps emphasizes automation. Demonstrated skill with the following are required:
    • Python
    • Shell Scripting
    • Go/Rust
  • Extensive technical hands-on experience of Computing, Storage and Analytical Services on Cloud(AWS) (Nice to have GCP Skills in similar areas)
  • Experience with IAC tools in AWS such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, cloudrun
  • Experience with Linux Internals and System Administration
  • Experience with Cloud Services Monitoring, Detection and Response
  • Experience in Cloud Services Performance Tuning, cost controls and management
  • Experience in Cloud Infrastructure Service patching and upgrades

Nice to haves

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

  • Bachelor’s degree and above in a technology related field
  • Experience with other cloud service providers (e.g GCP)
  • Experience using and contributing to Open Source tools
  • Published papers / blogs / articles - Experience in managing IT compliance and security risk
  • JLPT Level 3 or above


8 to 14 million JPY annually.

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