Software Engineer (Backend, Kotlin), Fukuoka

  • Fukuoka
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • June 19, 2023
5,700,000 - 9,000,000 JPY /yr
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No relocation to Japan
(No visa sponsorship from overseas)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading a new migration project mainly using Kotlin.

“MoneyForward Cloud Expense" and "MoneyForward Cloud Debt Payment" 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.

These were originally developed as monolithic applications in Ruby on Rails and already have a huge number of users. 

By migrating some of those functionalities into independent components using Kotlin as a programming language, we aim to split the large development team into smaller ones and enable us to deliver  more values to users faster. This will be a complicated challenge,  but it will give you a great opportunity to grow as an engineer.

We are looking for someone who can become a core member and lead the new team.


  • Develop products and its functions with Kotlin.
  • Understand business requirements and design high-level architecture.
  • Create system requirements that include functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Write and test codes.
  • Review codes.
  • Educate team members, like hands-on coding.
  • Collaborate with team members, Engineering Manager, Product Manager, and any other stakeholders.

Required Experience

  • Computer Science / Engineering Bachelor’s degree or related technical field.
  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience with Kotlin
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of web service development.
  • Successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production-ready software.
  • Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum team.
  • Team player.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Language Requirement

  • English: Fluent, both verbal and written.
  • Japanese: NOT Required

Salary Range

  • Software Engineer III : Min 5,700,000 - Max 7,000,000 Japanese Yen / Year (Gross)
  • Senior Software Engineer : Min  7,000,000 - Max 9,000,000 Japanese Yen / Year (Gross)

Location, Remote Work

  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • Remote work is available four 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

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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