About Shippio

Minato-ku, Tokyo

Japan's first digital freight forwarder, building a multi-faceted digital platform that allows both customers (importer/exporter) and operators to efficiently and fluidly process international trade workflows.

Key benefits

  • Passionate and human-sized team
  • Exciting challenges and rapid growth
  • World-class engineering team

About the position

Responsibilities

  • Create and mentor your ideal Back-End team
  • As we’re starting the migration from our legacy system (Ruby) to a service-oriented one, you’ll have the chance to reevaluate business opportunities to add to the new platform
  • In the longer term, contribute to architectural and design decisions, when we introduce Machine Learning in our services
  • Build clean, performant APIs to power digital logistics
  • Own meaningful parts of our service, have an impact, grow with the company. It’s not just about writing code, but understanding the real problem to solve

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in leading Back-End application development
  • Synthetic mind, able to quickly grasp the essence of our business and translate it into a model
  • Navigator, negotiate challenges to find optimal solutions
  • Strong communication skills to a variety of audiences, from technical to non-technical
  • Located in Japan
  • Valid work authorization or eligibility to obtain it

Preferred Skills

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

  • Communication skills in Japanese are highly appreciated
  • Experience on cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Intellectually curious and eager to take on new challenges
  • Interested in working on B2B development by leveraging your own development experience
  • Experience working within a fast-paced product company

Compensation

¥7,500,000〜¥9,000,000 annually.

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About Shippio

Minato-ku, Tokyo

Japan's first digital freight forwarder, building a multi-faceted digital platform that allows both customers (importer/exporter) and operators to efficiently and fluidly process international trade workflows.

Key benefits

  • Passionate and human-sized team
  • Exciting challenges and rapid growth
  • World-class engineering team

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