Software Development Engineer in Test - CQO Office

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • July 5, 2024
6,408,000 - 12,000,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Japan Only
(You must live in Japan to apply)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Conversational
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

Only applicants residing in Japan are eligible to apply.



At Money Forward, we provide various services such as "Money Forward Cloud" for businesses and "Money Forward ME" for individuals to address various financial challenges.

As we continue to add new products and features, it is our utmost priority to ensure rapid development along with quality assurance to satisfy our customers. We are able to deliver speed due to our agile development methodology , however, quality assurance within short cycles is an area that is still evolving, hence the need to strengthenthe personnel (SDET) in this area.



  • Improvement of test coverage for unit testing
  • Assurance of upstream quality using metrics
  • Automation of testing using tools like Selenium
  • Automation of non-functional testing using Chaos Engineering and similar methods



  • Minimum 3 years development experience, or test automation experience using scripting languages
  • Holder of ISTQB AL certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Processing, Computer Science, or equivalent (e.g., Information Technology Engineer Examination, etc.)


Language Requirement

  • Japanese Proficiency: Basic/Daily conversation level (able to conduct interviews using a mix of Japanese and English as needed)
  • English Proficiency: Business level (equivalent to a TOEIC score of 700 or higher)
    • Due to joint projects with members based in India and Vietnam, some projects may require all communication, including meetings and text exchanges, to be conducted entirely in English.


Who you are

  • Positive about taking on challenges.
  • Able to communicate effectively with engineers of different nationalities that are based at various overseas locations.


Salary Range:

Min 6,408,000 - Max 12,000,000 Japanese yen / year (Gross)
*Including fixed overtime work allowance of 45 hours for regular, non-legal hours, legal holidays and 40 hours for late-night work.


Location, Work Style Policy

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Hybrid Work
    • As a standard practice, a minimum of 2 days work from office attendance is mandatory, designated as team office days. Additionally, employees are encouraged to spend 3 or more days in the office.
    • The specific "team office days" may vary depending on the assigned team.
    • This policy may be subject to change based on the company's needs and work circumstances.

Working hours

Flexible Working Hours (No core time)



  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Japanese national holidays
  • 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 (if considered necessary for work, limitless upgrade on specs and purchases of peripheral equipment are allowed.)
  • Seminar participation support
  • Book purchases
  • Copyright of OSS belongs to individuals


Selection Process

Casual interview/Document Screening

Coding assignment

First interview

Second interview

Final interview *Reference checks may be required before or after the interview.

Job offer and Meeting
*The selection process may change


■Reference checks

Money Forward may ask you for the reference checks using an online service, called "back check".
Mutual understanding is limited in the selection process only. Therefore, we would like to refer to the information about you from your supervisor and colleagues working together at the current or previous company so that we can make a more reliable match and to lead to your early success after joining our company.
*No pass/fail decision will be made on the basis of the reference checks only.
*The fact that you are applying for us will not be disclosed to your references.

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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