Senior Software Engineer (Python)

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • July 1, 2024
Conditions
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7,500,000 - 12,000,000 JPY /yr
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Apply from Anywhere 👍
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Requirements
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
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Minimum Experience
Senior or above

About HENNGE

HENNGE is a B2B SaaS company based in Tokyo, Japan, and we are at the forefront of the changing workplace.HENNGE One, one of the top cloud security services in Japan, allows customers to adopt flexible work environments and safely harness the power of the cloud from any location. With cloud security ensured, employees are free to focus on working smarter, improving quality, and achieving business results.

 

Roles

We’re currently looking for a senior back-end engineer (Python) to join our fast-paced growing team.

As part of the engineering team, you will be responsible for building cloud-security solutions used by thousands of enterprise companies. Our flagship product, HENNGE One, provides functionalities ranging from access control, email filtering, online storage, and email archiving. We focus on implementing state-of-the-art security functionalities, ensuring SLA 99.9% in distributed fault-tolerant deployment, and providing the best user experience to our customers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain innovative features based on business needs
  • Design scalable and fault-tolerant architecture in a distributed cloud deployment
  • Ensure high-quality deliverables by maintaining CI/CD, writing solid tests, and concise documentation
  • Improve team synergy and mentor junior engineers
  • Communicate with Design, Product Management and Customer Success teams
  • Our tech stack: Python 3, asyncio, NoSQL, AWS, Docker.

 

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience with Python backend development
  • Strong background in building scalable web applications in Python
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers and work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, such as AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Ability to automate deployments via CI/CD pipelines
  • Understand the importance of clean code and software documentation
  • Business-level English (Japanese is NOT required)
  • Interested in open source/tech community 

 

Nice to have

  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems
  • Deep experience with AWS
  • Experience with asyncio based web frameworks in Python
  • Knowledge of security concepts and technologies
  • Deep knowledge of Linux environment
  • Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field
  • Team leadership experience

 

Work style

  • Flexible working hours with core time
  • Hybrid work environment with emphasis on in-office collaboration and the encouragement for employees to work onsite

 

Benefits

  • Language learning support (English/Japanese)
  • English allowance and Advanced language expert allowance
  • Insurance: Health, Employment, Industrial Injury, Welfare pension
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Opportunities to attend international and domestic conferences
  • Financial support for technical certifications and technical learning programs
  • Office clubs to join: coffee club, board game club, karaoke club, language cafe club, etc.
  • Transportation allowance (maximum of 35,000yen per month)

 

Reasons why you will enjoy working at HENNGE

  1. HENNGE offers a diverse development team with people from over 20 countries who love both technology and Japanese culture. Located in the heart of metropolitan Tokyo, HENNGE offers a non-traditional Japanese experience working in Shibuya, one of the busiest and most exciting places in the world.
  2. Work-life balance is highly valued at HENNGE, and lots of fun happens at our office! Weekly board game nights, seasonal in-house events, monthly technical sessions, attendance of international tech conferences, new business contests, and many more.
  3. Having a CEO as CTO, we are driven to continuously explore and develop the latest technologies.
  4. Learn more about our company culture here

Selection Process

  1. Solve our coding challenge. (Click on "APPLY NOW")
  2. You will be receiving an email with guidance from us upon your submission.
  3. Upload your CV and Cover Letter
  4. Casual interview with our HR
  5. 2 (or 3) interviews with our engineers
  6. Interview with our CEO

* There's NO need to upload the Resume/CV and Cover letter. You will be asked to upload it later after solving the challenge.

Stuck on your cover letter? No worries! Get some tips from our recruiting team on what to include in your cover letter.

In a world of change, one thing has stayed constant since our founding in 1996 - HENNGE harnesses the power of transformative technology to make it accessible and secure for all. It’s a simple story, but one that drives us forward even to this day.

Who are we?

HENNGE is a B2B company based in Tokyo, Japan, and we are at the forefront of the changing workplace. Everyday HENNGE One, one of the top cloud security services in Japan, allows customers to adopt flexible work environments and safely harness the power of the cloud from any location. With cloud security ensured, employees are free to focus on working smarter, improving quality, and achieving business results.

What is our vision?

Our industry is forever evolving, and it is HENNGE’s mission to allow our customers to effortlessly stay updated with the latest technologies. By delivering solutions that provide customers with access to cutting-edge software and tech products, we enable them to do more and reach higher than ever before. Together with our customers, we strive to inspire change in the world through the liberation of technology.

Tech teams at HENNGE

Engineers at HENNGE love to explore new technologies. Working in tight-knit, autonomous teams, we enjoy bringing our hallmark - liberation of technology - to clients. The use of agile methodologies enables each of us to take an active part in directing the future of our products. UX, architecture, development, and deployment - all aspects benefit from the HENNGE work style.

5 reasons why you will enjoy working at HENNGE

  • HENNGE offers a diverse development team with people from over 10 different countries who love both technology and Japanese culture.
  • HENNGE comprehensively supports your relocation and onboarding to Japan - from your visa all the way to private Japanese lessons.
  • Work-life balance is highly valued at HENNGE, and lots of fun happens at our office! Weekly board game nights, Monthly Technical Sessions, 90 plus fun slack channels, various seasonal events, sponsorship to attend international tech conferences, business innovation programs, and many more!
  • Our CEO is our CTO and the Director of our product development teams. He is keen on the latest technology and ensures we’re always on the bleeding edge.
  • Working in tight-knit autonomous teams will allow you to make influential decisions that will evolve our services further, and steer the future of all aspects of our products - from UX and architecture to development and deployment.
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