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Senior Backend Engineer (Python)

WealthPark Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥7.5M ~ ¥8.5M annually
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 5+ years experience required
  • 💬 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

The Data Connection team is in charge of importing large amounts of data from 3rd party sources into Wealth Park’s system. This is an essential part of our future, and is rapidly scaling up.

We do this using Python, Apache Airflow, PSQL, and AWS to host and support many of our applications and systems.

You will be working closely with the other development teams and closely to the business side.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical discussions in the team. Make technical designs that the team can discuss.
  • Support and mentor the team members. Help their technical growth.
  • Break down tasks so they are easy to understand for the team.
  • Support the team so that projects and tasks finish on time.
  • Review large code changes. Help ensure a consistent code quality.
  • Implement technically challenging improvements.
  • Identify and fix problems in a timely manner. Improve the team’s problem solving capabilities.
  • Suggest improvements and make sure they happen. Both technical and process improvements.
  • Communicate clearly with the business side regarding technical issues. Help to create trust and understanding.
  • Be responsible for the technical part of hiring. Either by conducting interviews or coaching team members.

Requirements

  • Backend development professionally for 5+ years
  • Experienced in Python development
  • Experienced in SQL
  • Experienced in system design
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins, Gitlab CI/CD
  • Good at identifying and solving code, performance and SRE related problems
  • Leadership experience
  • Ability to take responsibility of a task and see it to completion
  • Ability to work on a task / project with other engineers
  • Ability to communicate clearly with non-engineer stakeholders
  • Experienced in mentoring

Nice to haves

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

  • Experienced working with Big Data
  • Experienced in performance optimization
  • Experienced with AWS
  • Experienced in SRE
  • Experienced with Docker
  • Able to communicate in Japanese
  • Experience working in the real estate or Fintech industry

Compensation

7.5 to 8.5 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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