Backend Engineer III (Fukuoka)

  • Fukuoka
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • June 20, 2024
5,800,000 - 7,000,000 JPY /yr
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above


At the Fukuoka office, we are developing "MoneyForward Cloud Expense" and "MoneyForward Cloud Debt Payment".These are Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for businesses,  which automate and streamline expense reimbursement and debt payment by integrating data from various back-office related platforms and applications.

As a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for developing "MoneyForward Cloud Debt Payment" using Ruby on Rails. It is necessary to provide new functions quickly to meet user needs, while at the same time maintaining stable operations and high service quality.

We are looking for a backend engineer who can collaborate effectively with team members, addressing challenges and contributing to the continuous evolution of our products. 



  • Design and develop web applications with Ruby.
  • Improve team workflow and development processes.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to understand and translate their requirements into the team's technical requirements.
  • Support team members through code reviews.
  • Plan for future resources requirements and collaborate with the hiring efforts
  • Other activities such as public relations, and participation in team/organizational development, depending on the individual's intentions
  • Promote globalization of the team.


Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field.
  • 3+ years of web application development experiences using Ruby
  • Successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production-ready software.
  • Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum team.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.



  • Experience with GraphQL and REST API development
  • Experience in MySQL development
  • Experience in team development using GitHub, CI, Lint, etc.
  • Experience with design patterns (GoF), domain-driven design, clean architecture, etc.


Language Requirement

  • English: Fluent, both verbal and written.
  • Japanese: Not required


Salary Range

Depending on your experience and skills, you may be offered one of the following. 

  • Backend Engineer III : Min 580 - Max 700 Japanese Yen / Year (Gross)
  • Senior Backend Engineer : Min  700 - Max 900 Japanese Yen / Year (Gross)


Location, Remote Work

  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • Remote work is available three days per week.


Working hours

  • Flexible Working Hours (No core time)



  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Japanese national holidays (16 national holidays in 2021)
  • Paid holiday: 10 days (first year) *Number of paid holidays increases (+1 day) every year up to 20 days a year.
  • Summer vacation days: 3 days
  • Winter vacations days: 2 days



  • Health insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Full transportation coverage
  • The latest computer (No limit upgrade or purchase when needed for development is available upon approval.)
  • Seminar participation support
  • Book purchases
  • Copyright of OSS belongs to individuals


Relocation Support

  • Communication Support
    • Japanese language study support
      • Online beginner courses
      • Terakoya (Japanese study buddy program)
    • In-house Translation & Interpretation team
    • Active English-speaking employee community within the company
    • Culture and Language exchange events
  • Relocation Support
    • Working and dependent visa sponsorship and application assistance
    • Flight tickets (for employee and their dependent family)
    • Airport pick-up
    • Temporary fully furnished apartment
      • 1st month: free
      • 2nd and 3rd month - corporate discount available upon request
    • Relocation bonus for initial life setup
    • Settling-in support after arrival in Japan
      • City office and bank account opening tour
      • Information sharing about mobile plans, credit card applications, etc..


For further information about our relocation support and other benefits, please visit our careers page at We are committed to making your transition to Japan and our company as seamless as possible, and we look forward to welcoming you to our team.

Money Forward, founded in 2012, strives to deliver exceptional value to users in various business domains. As a leading FinTech company, we offer over 40 services, ranging from personal finance management to B2B SaaS products.

We have been growing rapidly, and we are expanding our global hiring to help further expand the company. That means that we are open to hiring those with limited or no Japanese language proficiency.

Money Forward is one of Japan's hottest FinTech companies and it is now a great opportunity to be a part of one of our continued growths!

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