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Lead Software Engineer

Scene Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏢 No remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support

About Scene

Scene Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

We are building Scene Workspace, a suite of browser based applications that deliver increased productivity, seamless collaboration, shorter product development time and cost savings to our customers.

About the position

We are looking for a passionate engineer who is interested in owning the end to end experience, system design and implementation of Unscene’s 3D presentation. The engineer should ideally have experience working full stack. We value strong technical background and previous development experience in delivering breakthrough products and services. The ideal engineer is a highly motivated leader who leverages existing knowledge and experience to quickly pick up new skills and knowledge.

The engineer must be comfortable with communication with different stakeholders and be able to simplify and communicate complex concepts. The engineer is expected to lead and manage engineering projects, coordinate between product and engineering teams to co-create a high quality 3D presentation system that launches on-time and on-budget.


  • You will work with the product team to clarify the requirements and be able to turn the product needs into the technical design, and provide technical feedback to the product team.
  • You will lead the technical design to identify the right solution and break down the tasks.
  • You will work with multiple engineers and communicate the tasks well with the team.
  • You will work on the delivery of high-quality code components that will power the client and frontend experiences for our products.
  • You will develop and own new 3D features from design through to implementation and launch.
  • Collaborate closely with other senior engineers as well as product managers and designers.
  • Focus on code quality and engage in code and design reviews.
  • Develop new skills and learn new languages with the full support of your peers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in engineering or computer science or equivalent years of experience
  • 2+ years of web development experience (JavaScript)
  • 2+ years of backend development experience
  • English reading and writing skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • Dedication to code quality, performance and continuous improvement
  • Strong debugging and optimization skills
  • Experience with 3D/webGL libraries such as three.js, babylon.js
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language of JavaScript, Java, Go-lang, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Familiarity with at least one Javascript framework of Angular, React or Vue, etc.
  • Familiarity with web application and infrastructure of AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with the development lifecycle and scrum or kanban task management process
  • Ability to quickly learn the job (with mentoring from others) and can mentor junior engineers
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate and interact with others, both oral and written
  • Japanese speaking and listening skills


7.2 to 9 million yen, and a 1% to 5% equity stake.

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