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Software Engineer

Shippio Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥4.5M ~ ¥7.5M annually
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support

About Shippio

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


  • Participate in the development and design thinking of the next features of our product
  • As we’re starting the migration from our legacy system (Ruby) to a service-oriented one(Go), you’ll have the chance to reevaluate business opportunities to add to the new platform
  • Build clean, performant APIs and their components 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


  • You have 1+ years of experience in Back-End application development
  • You know how to implement a modern user interface with a JavaScript web framework (React, Vue, other)
  • You know how to implement a solid API
  • Strong communication skills to a variety of audiences, from technical to non-technical

Preferred Skills

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

  • Communication skills in Japanese are highly appreciated
  • 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


¥4,500,000〜¥7,500,000 annually.


4.5 to 7.5 million JPY annually.

Meet Shippio's Developers

Chris Ackermann started his career in logistics, where he pushed to improve conditions for operators. Rebooting his career as a software developer at Shippio, he once again pursues his passion of revolutionising the logistics industry.

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Gloria recently joined Shippio, starting her engineering manager career after previously working as a security engineer. She talks about her role, how the transition went, the company culture, and how she’s helping to shape their security processes.

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