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Engineering Manager, Mobile

Roppongi, Tokyo

About Mercari

Mercari is a marketplace app that makes it easy for people to safely sell and ship their things. Launched in 2013, the Mercari app has been downloaded over 100M times, and is now among the largest peer-to-peer selling platforms globally.

Our mission

The world is full of objects and services being produced and sold, but many of them are thrown away without people realizing that they might be valuable to someone else, wasting valuable natural resources. To contribute towards eliminating waste, we have launched Mercari, a marketplace where people can buy and sell easily and safely.

The goal of the engineering organization

At Mercari, our organization constantly welcomes changes and new challenges, cooperates and co-creates, is diverse, offers freedom, and encourages all of us to take ownership and make our own decisions.

We are open to overseas candidates looking to relocate to Japan, and will support you in obtaining your visa.

About the position

We are looking for someone who can help with maximizing the engineering team’s output and scaling the organization.

Mercari’s mobile team is currently working on a major re-architecture of the Android/iOS apps in order to create a structure where it can conduct further large-scale development while maintaining speed and security. The team is also working on various other projects such as developing new features and improving the UX.


Maximizing engineering output and encouraging career growth through tasks such as:

  • Handling goal setting and evaluations for engineer growth each quarter, in addition to holding 1-on-1 meetings for regular communication and feedback
  • Considering engineers’ careers and providing them with the support needed to grow
  • Assigning projects and providing communication support needed for work duties

Proposing and implementing strategies to solve problems and improve our engineering organization, such as:

  • Proposing and developing new tech projects (projects by the engineering teams) with team members
  • Planning and running internal events (EM Philosophy Talk, Lunch & Learn, etc.) with the aim of sharing knowledge and increasing understanding of the organization
  • Participating in hiring, training, and PR activities to grow our engineering organization


  • Experience developing/operating Android or iOS services
  • Engineering management experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience coordinating with multiple stakeholders
  • English communication skills (Reading, writing, listening and speaking)

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