Full Stack Ruby on Rails Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • May 8, 2024
Apply from Anywhere 👍
Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

About nanameue, Inc.

At nanameue, Inc., our focus is to connect people through social media. nanameue, Inc. started in May of 2013 with roots in Japan and Thailand. We have built one of Japan’s top chat applications with 6.5M+ users and 75,000+ communities and growing.

nanameue, Inc. is built with people from a variety of different cultures from Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, US, Australia to name a few. To maintain the global culture, our company language is English and we continue to welcome new members from all over the world. Our goal is to build a virtual space where everyone can have their presence as themselves and welcome everyone as they are.



You will work with our web services team to help grow our SNS application as well as our transition to implement blockchain and web3 segment of our product to help create and deliver best-in-class business systems and operational processes. This individual will be dedicated to the Agile Work Team to interface between the operations team and the delivery of new technology and code. The role is responsible to constantly think through the processes and needs of the business to support an efficient and error-free process for the member and provider. You will work closely with all cross-teams as well as stakeholders to ensure the service is smooth for our users. Be able to put on multiple hats to proactively find ways to improve the platform.



  • Develop API backend and Web Application using Ruby on Rails
  • Work closely with the frontend team based on the provided specifications
  • Develop and maintain test specs using Rspec and related tests
  • Support and debug web applications as needed.
  • Optimize and profile web applications using NewRelic & related tools
  • Initiate solution solving mentality to the Head of Engineering and CTO
  • Work as team to grow the product as well as maintain cross-functional team relations
  • Contribute to the maturity, performance and growth of the Agile team
  • Work daily with scrum teams to refine, groom, and solve bugs for implementation
  • Represents the team, when needed, to external stakeholders, leaders and other teams to ensure alignment and understanding progress of the team
  • Support the Agile Program and ensure the team follows enterprise Agile standards. Provide feedback to program on enhancements for the Agile process
  • Ability to align and motivate a team to achieve objectives
  • Identify opportunities for optimization and redesign that will allow us to accomplish objectives more quickly and at a higher level of efficiency
  • Supports and solicits input from team members at all levels within the organization
  • Create dynamic and a spirit of teamwork and collaboration



  • 3+ years of experience with Ruby on Rails
  • 5+ years of experience in Web Development Fields
  • Familiar with databases such as MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra & Redis
  • Experience with a high load and scalable environments
  • Experience with Dockers and Kubernetes
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • 2+ years of experience with RESTful
  • Experienced in public cloud (AWS & GCP preferred)
  • Able to do TDD and know how to write Rspec and frontend tests
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch is a plus
  • Knowledge of web3 & blockchain is a plus 
  • Want to work in hyper-speed environment
  • Fluent in English (if you can make and take a joke, you will fit in well)



  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus plus standard social security insurance
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Flextime: Core time 11:00 to 15:00
  • For overseas candidates: Visa Support, Re-location assistance to help you start your life in Tokyo, including first-time airfare to Tokyo, and hotel room for two weeks while we help you search for housing.
  • Holidays: Annual leave, Summer as well as Winter Holidays, Sick leave
  • Support in buying the needed items to make your work easier: applications, large monitor even a good chair (unfortunately, pajamas not included; though, we are trying to get it approved soon)
  • Transportation allowance OR if you live near the office, we will give you 20,000 JPY monthly towards your rent
  • We will subsidize books, language courses, conference tickets, and even paid apps.
  • Annual Company trip (as we overcome travel restrictions)

nanameue's story began in May, 2013. This start-up with roots in Tokyo and Thailand was founded to build connections between people through social networks. And now nanameue has over 40 people in Tokyo building one of Japan's top chat applications.

With around 6.5 million registered users in the first 3 years, their engineers have the opportunity to take on complex but rewarding technical challenges.

Being an international company, approximately half of their members come from overseas: they have members from places like Thailand, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Australia, and Brazil. And nanameue use English as the official company language.

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