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Senior Backend Engineer

Zeals Meguro-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥6M ~ ¥9.8M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 3+ years experience required
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Zeals

Zeals Meguro-ku, Tokyo

We are a group of scrappy and hungry bunch from different walks of life, looking to make an actual impact on the way people and businesses communicate through our AI Chatbot technology.

Key benefits

  • Everyone has a voice
  • Phenomenal growth
  • Full flexibility

About the position


  • Participate in a number of key development project that will shape Zeals’ current and future product
  • Create a clean architecture for new services in Golang–using REST and gRPC interfaces
  • Migrate legacy interfaces (written in Python and Ruby) that align with DDD architecture
  • Documentation API specification and data flow
  • Evangelize cutting-edge methodology or technology, whilst serving as a role model for both junior and mid-level engineers
  • Propose recommendations, improvements, and changes where necessary


  • Hands-on experience in development flow based on git and GitHub
  • 3+ years of experience in Software Engineering or a similar role
  • 2+ years of experience in development using Golang
  • Proficiency in testing, including both unit and integration testing
  • Expertise at communicating and proposing improvements on our current systems, process, and services as needed.
  • Exhibit a strong ability to adapt in a dynamic and ever-changing environment
  • Strong ability to identify the catalyst of a problem, whilst able to create and test solutions without much supervision.

Nice to haves

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

  • Hands on experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and Clean Architecture
  • Hands on experience with gRPC and RESTful API
  • Hands on experience with RDB and SQL
  • Experience working in a GCP environment
  • Proficiency with continuous integration tools like CircleCI
  • Experience working in a scrum under a JIRA environment
  • Ability to communicate in Japanese
  • Proficiency using Python, Ruby, or NodeJS


6 to 9.8 million JPY annually.

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