Staff Backend Engineer (Go) - Identity and Access Management

  • Remote OK - Anywhere in Japan
  • Full-time
  • November 7, 2023
11,000,000 - 13,000,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Anywhere 👍
Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Senior or above


We are seeking highly experienced backend engineers who are responsible for designing and developing backend systems for our new Identity and Access Management product.
We hope to enhance the value of our collaboration software with the new product and allow our customers to experience better teamwork.
It also works as an identity provider for other cloud services for single-sign-on.
We will use technology such as OAuth2/OIDC, gRPC, Kubernetes, and distributed databases to build the backend of the new product.
As a staff backend software engineer, you will analyze the business and technical requirements, design software and systems, and implement them perfectly yourself.
You will be responsible for the quality and maintainability of your code, so you must be a very good document writer and setup continuous integration systems with a good set of tests.
In the early stage, you will also be responsible for running the services on Google Cloud and dealing with incidents.

Position Description

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze business and technical requirements to design our backend systems
  • Implement the designed system yourself with good documentation and tests
  • Review other backend engineers' design and code
  • Collaborate with frontend engineers, product designers, and architects
  • Build CI/CD pipelines
  • Run and operate the backend services on Google Cloud


Expected Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 10+ years of experience working in development roles in software engineering
  • Experience in creating significant software products from scratch. You must show your code and documents.
  • Hands-on experience in writing software in Go
  • Knowledge and experience with CI/CD
  • Very good command of English


Additional Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with Google Cloud, Terraform, gRPC, Kubernetes, or Istio/Envoy
  • Experience in writing software in Java
  • Knowledge of OAuth2, OIDC, SCIM, and SAML



  • Based on the premise of working in Japan, you can choose the work location nationwide.
  • Office list
  • Visa sponsorship and relocation support will be provided for those who do not reside in Japan.


Work Hours

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Core collaboration time: Tue-Fri 9 am-11 am


Salary Range

  • 11,000,000 - 13,000,000 JPY (Bonus Included)



  • Relocation and Visa Sponsorship to Japan offered 
  • Commuter allowance
  • Remote work allowance
  • New tech gear
  • Skill development support
  • Book purchases
  • Language Learning Support
  • Interpretation support
  • Complete health and social insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Parental Leave



  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday), Japanese national holidays
  • New Year's vacation(December 29th - January 3rd)
  • Annual paid leave
  • 5 days of Proactive Personal Leave and 5 days of Family Care and Personal Sick Leave


Selection Process

  • Document screening
  • Interviews (2-3)
  • Offer meeting

Cybozu's mission is to build a society brimming with teamwork. They offer the flexibility you need to work within a supportive, motivated, teamwork-driven environment.

Developing software solutions that bring diverse individuals together in more collaborative and effective workspaces since 1997, they have adopted the principle of "100 people, 100 workstyles." Cybozu is one of Japan's most successful tech firms, with its four key products: Cybozu Office, Mailwise, Garoon, and Kintone, used daily by over 115,000 companies and non-profits worldwide.

As Cybozu continue to expand globally, they are looking for individuals from all walks of life with unique and diverse life stories and life experiences.

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