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Rails Backend Engineer

Sollective Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ¥4.8M ~ ¥6.6M annually
    🏡 Partially remote
    🧪 3+ years experience required
    💬 No Japanese required
    🗾 Japan residents only
    🧳 No relocation support

About Sollective

Sollective Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

Sollective is a community for professional freelancers and companies to directly connect for projects and opportunities. Sollective connects the greatest companies in Japan with the best hand-picked freelancers. Both freelancers and companies are screened to protect the community.

Key benefits

  • International from the beginning
  • Freelancer driven
  • Interact directly with customers

About the position

You’ll be part of the Product team, working alongside the Lead Backend Engineer and other team members (UX Designers, Backend Engineers, Test Engineers, etc.) to expand our product offering to both our customers – freelancers and companies.


  • Maintain and improve the existing codebase of our application
  • Build new business features using readable, maintainable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Help identify and fix bottlenecks and bugs
  • Implement best practices of automated testing and unit tests
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and documentation


  • 3+ years of back-end development experience, with Ruby on Rails being a core part of your experience. You should have experience building and using modern APIs.
  • Experience building APIs

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Startup experience
  • Familiarity with Japanese and working with the Japanese language in terms of design and development, including multi-language websites
  • Some front-end knowledge (especially React, and Next.js) is a plus!
  • Testing with RSpec
  • Heroku


4.8 to 6.6 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Interview with manager

    We’ll perform a technical assessment.

  2. 2

    Interview with Product Team members

    You’ll speak with two other members of the product team with a focus on personality and culture fit.

  3. 3

    Final interview

    You’ll talk with our CPO.

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