Senior Software Engineer (Go) - Kyoto or Osaka

  • Kyoto
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • December 23, 2023
6,300,000 - 9,000,000 JPY /yr
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building API Platform and Public APIs, mainly using Go.

“Money Forward Cloud ERP” is a cloud-based composable ERP (modular ERP) that has our own SaaS applications for business back-office operations from Accounting, Finances, and Human Resources fields as its module applications.

Our team is developing Public APIs and API platforms for those products. Public APIs enable our ERP to offer a high degree of integration with other third-party applications. This allows our customers to build a more comprehensive view of their operations and data across different functional areas and systems. Also by designing commonly used API platforms, we aim to improve UX and development productivity.


  • Develop public APIs with Go.
  • Develop commonly used API platforms such as Authentication, Webhooks, etc.
  • Write scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code.
  • Lead team members from a technical perspective.
  • Participate in discussions on product specifications or customer feedback with members from other functions.
  • Create system requirements that include functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Collaborate with team members, Engineering Manager, Product Manager, and any other stakeholders.
  • Ship software to the production environment.
  • Monitor production environment. If any issues happen, fix and recover the system.


  • Computer Science / Engineering Bachelor’s degree or related technical field.
  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience with Go.
  • Experience with RDBM.
  • Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum team.
  • Team player.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Solution-oriented and result-driven.
  • Be able to relocate to Japan and commute to the office in Kyoto (or Osaka) one day per week.


  • Experience with public cloud services such as AWS or GCP.
  • Experience with platform service development and operations.
  • Experience with system design and infrastructure building.
  • Successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production-ready software.
  • Experience with CI/CD.
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes.

Language Requirement

  • Japanese: Not required (Interests in learning is a plus).
  • English: Fluent in both written and verbal.

Location, Remote Work

  • Location: Kyoto or Osaka, Japan.
  • Remote work: Hybrid/Partial remote with one day of in-office work 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 2023).
  • 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 vacation 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 for Overseas Candidates

  • Working Visa
  • Flight ticket to Japan
  • Signing Bonus
  • Temporary fully furnished apartment for the first month
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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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