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Senior Frontend Engineer

PayPay Minato-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ¥9M ~ ¥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

We are looking for a senior web frontend engineer to join PayPay. You will be building features that change how people in Japan use and manage their finances and business. As a fast-paced company leading the payments industry, we need our engineers to be versatile and enthusiastic to take on new challenges in order to stay at the forefront.


  • Work with Product Managers, Designers and various tech teams to implement features.
  • Work to bring product and organization vision to life.
  • Contribute to the team by sharing knowledge, participating in code reviews, and providing feedback to uphold and ensure best practices.
  • Improve the product’s long term technical quality.
  • Triage, debug, and resolve product issues.


  • At least 5 years of industry experience developing secure web frontend applications in JavaScript and/or other transpile-to-JavaScript languages.
  • At least 1 year of industry experience with VueJS (preferred), React, or Angular.
  • Experience with designing frontend architecture.
  • Experience with leading frontend project development.
  • Software engineering best practices and computer science knowledge.

Nice to haves

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

  • Experience with launching a frontend product.
  • Experience with frontend performance monitoring and optimization.
  • Experience with iOS or Android development, either with the native toolkits or with a framework such as React Native.
  • Experience with designing and implementing server side RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with building frontend hosting infrastructure and deployment pipelines.


9 to 14 million JPY annually.

Meet PayPay's Developers

Ashwini leads one of PayPay’s payment sub-teams. She got there by doing something she’s done throughout her career: identifying something she wants to do and asking to do it.

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iOS Development at PayPay

with Yoseph Savianto

Yoseph joined PayPay after being attracted to their mission of making Japan a cashless society. As an iOS Engineer, he originally joined their iOS feature team, but now works on their platform team, creating an internal SDK for their iOS and Android apps.

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Shilei started working on PayPay before it launched, and has seen it grow into a product used by tens of millions of users. He explains how diversity has helped them overcome challenges, and what PayPay is looking for in candidates.

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Refactoring PayPay’s Android App

with Adrian Mariadas

Adrian came to Japan to join PayPay as an Android Engineer. As the app has grown in scope, refactoring the codebase to ensure development can continue at a rapid pace has been a big part of his job.

Read his story...

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