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Lead Backend Engineer

WealthPark Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥9M ~ ¥11M annually
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About WealthPark

WealthPark Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

WealthPark provides digital solutions that promote business efficiency to Property Managers. Our service is widely used by many Property Managers both domestically and abroad.

Key benefits

  • 90% of engineers are non-Japanese
  • A big say in what you do
  • Flexible working hours

About the position

As the Lead Backend Engineer, you’ll create an organization where tasks and project status are shared with transparently. You’ll lead backend teams to create a culture where each team can take ownership while promoting information sharing and cooperation. You’ll also constantly consider the balance between the time required for system improvements versus that used to deliver new functionality.

Other tasks will include

  • Brainstorm with Product Managers, Designers, Backend, and Frontend Engineers to build new features, architectures.
  • Maintain and improve existing products.
  • Develop a new API with modern technology.
  • Conduct code reviews, and make technical contributions to product architecture as well as get involved in solving bugs and delivering small features
  • Make culture backend engineers can write understandable, testable code with an eye towards maintainability.
  • Improve product quality, security, and performance
  • Generate and implement process improvements
  • Sharing of information necessary for members to exercise a higher quality of autonomy
  • Contribute to the sense of psychological safety on your team
  • Hold regular 1:1’s with all members of their team
  • Give regular and clear feedback around the individual’s performance


  • 7+ years of building software development experience
  • 2+ Experience of development by Go
  • 2+ years of engineering management experience building productive, high functioning teams. You can describe why these teams were high functioning and what you specifically did to ensure engineers felt productive
  • Experience with programming languages — e.g., PHP, Python, Ruby, Scala
  • Experience in web API development
  • Experience using NoSQL(e.g MongoDB)
  • Experience in designing tables and queries of RDBMS
  • Experience using Continuous Integration systems (e.g. GitLab CI, Jenkins)
  • Experience using Docker and containerized architectures (e.g. Kubernetes).
  • Be able to lead technical architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions within your team.
  • Deep understanding of OAuth and open id connect
  • Experience running and maintaining a variety of cloud infrastructure especially AWS

Nice to haves

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

  • Experience in event-driven architecture with microservices
  • Experience in real estate or Fintech-related products


9,000,000 - 11,000,000 JPY annually.


9 to 11 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Document Screening

  2. 2

    1st Interview

  3. 3

    2nd Interview

  4. 4

    Final Interview

Meet WealthPark's Developers

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