DevOps Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • May 27, 2024
5,000,000 - 10,000,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Anywhere 👍
Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

DevOps Engineer

At NearMe, we are on a mission to resolve 'Mottainai' - the concept of waste in our society - and create a vibrant, sustainable future.

We develop and provide a versatile ride-sharing service, offering a range of solutions from airport transfers to daily commute assistance. Our service extends to diverse use-cases including golf commuting, school runs, and even hospital visits.

Through strategic collaboration with industry-leading corporations and local governments, we have successfully expanded our business across Japan. With a recent Series B funding of about 1.3 billion yen (totaling 2.3 billion yen), we are now geared up to scale our services exponentially.

As we enter this growth phase, we are excited about the opportunities to further optimize our product, improve UI/UX, and build a robust machine learning infrastructure.

To facilitate this growth, we are actively utilizing modern technologies such as AWS, Kubernetes, TypeScript, Python, Rust, Next.js, React Native, GraphQL, and MySQL in our development processes.


Company Values

At NearMe, our team is guided by the following principles:

  • Keep Grit: We are tenacious and strive relentlessly towards our goals.
  • Side-by-Side: We believe in mutual support and collaboration to achieve our common goals.
  • SHIKUMIKA: We are committed to continuous improvement and growth by establishing sustainable systems.
  • Go Beyond: We challenge the status quo and strive to transcend boundaries.
  • Be Healthy: We prioritize the physical and mental health of our team, promoting a positive work environment.


Job Role

As a DevOps Engineer at NearMe, you will be at the heart of our mission to optimize and automate our infrastructure to drive efficient and seamless development. Your role will encompass a broad range of responsibilities, including the creation and maintenance of CI/CD pipelines, orchestration, provisioning, deployment, and infrastructure management.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of orchestration, provisioning, and deployment.
  • Develop, maintain, and optimize CI/CD pipelines.
  • Design, develop, and execute automation scripts to streamline our operations.
  • Improve the development environment and enhance development efficiency.
  • Handle upgrades for infrastructure, middleware, and packages.
  • Maintain and enhance the scalability, stability, and maintainability of services.
  • Respond swiftly and effectively to system outages, preventing or mitigating downtime.



  • 3+ years of professional career or equivalent experience.
  • Has experience in backend application development.
  • Has experience in building infrastructure using cloud computing.
  • Has hands-on experience with container and orchestration tools.
  • Has experience with provisioning and deployment tools.
  • Has experience in building CI/CD pipelines.
  • Is a strong team player with proactive attitude.
  • Demonstrates great interpersonal and problem-solving abilities.
  • Is willing to learn Japanese.


Nice to Have

  • Resonates with our mission and values.
  • Experience with any of the technologies we employ.
  • Has experience in mentoring or coaching.
  • Has experience in developing and operating microservice architecture.
  • Has operational experience with RDMS.
  • Has a basic understanding of machine learning.
  • Experience in participating competitive programming.


Reasons to Join

At NearMe, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside our CTO tackling everything from upstream development processes to practical tasks. Depending on your skillset and interests, you can excel as a specialist or progress into management roles.

We embrace modern development methodologies and use cutting-edge technologies such as TypeScript for front-end and back-end development and microservices. Given the complexity of our matching processes, with numerous variables both in time and space, this is a golden opportunity to leverage your skills and contribute to our technical competitive advantage.



  • NearMe ride assistance.
  • Book purchase subsidy.
  • Seminar participation subsidy.
  • Subsidized lunch with colleagues.
  • Examination fee subsidies.
  • Discretionary labor system.
  • Remote work option.
  • Commutation allowance.
  • Regular in-house study meetings.


We actively support overseas applications and offer assistance throughout the visa application process. Come join us in this exciting journey to reimagine a sustainable future through innovative ride-sharing solutions. Let's make a difference together!

NearMe’s mission is to resolve 'Mottainai' - the concept of waste in our society - and create a vibrant, sustainable future.

NearMe develops and provides a versatile ride-sharing service, offering a range of solutions from airport transfers to daily commute assistance. Their service extends to diverse use cases, including golf commuting, school runs, and even hospital visits.

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