Database Engineer

  • Remote OK - Anywhere in Japan
  • Full-time
  • April 10, 2024
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

We are working to provide the best financial services to users in Japan. We empower PayPay Card product by realizing efficient, stable and optimized storage services. PayPay Card is looking for Database Engineers who specialize in databases at scale on mission critical systems.

PayPay Card aims at revolutionizing the credit card industry, making payment easier than ever, from two different angles:

  • Bring the credit card experience to the next level: we have many functionalities in the pipe to improve our product, not to mention the integration into the PayPay ecosystem as PayPay Card is part of the PayPay Group
  • (Re-)architect our systems landscape: we want to reassess and fix the behind-the-scenes to power a top-notch user experience. It is bundled with difficult design challenges to solve: we simply want to get it right

As a fast-paced company leading the payments industry, we need our engineers to be versatile and enthusiastic to take on new challenges in order to stay at the forefront. Indeed, we strive for continuous improvement within our systems as well as outside our systems. Additionally, we value communication, to smoothly cooperate with other teams, and inclusivity, to efficiently navigate in a multicultural environment.


Main Responsibilities

  • Database operations, including monitoring, configuration management, upgrade, scaling, backup, and data migration
  • Iterate on database operations to improve quality and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot stability and performance problems
  • Contribute to documentation for communicating knowledge, experience and for effective decision-making
  • Research and test new tools in database ecosystems, and adopt them in PayPayCard


Required Qualifications

  • More than 5 years of DBA experience with a minimum of 3 years ORACLE or MySQL experience
  • More than 3 years of AWS experience - Hands-on experience with Infra as Code (IaC - terraform)
  • Interested in new technologies and willing to improve operational quality and efficiency
  • Familiar with shell and programming language for scripting(Python, etc.)
  • English business proficiency


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in automating operations related to Database or AWS
  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Hands-on experience in operating AWS Aurora database (Mysql compatible)
  • Hands-on experience in operating AWS RDS for ORACLE
  • Japanese conversational proficiency is a plus

PayPay Card was established in 2021 to provide users with more accessible and convenient FinTech services that were previously not possible with credit cards and credit services by integrating with the PayPay payment platform.

PayPay Card is looking for professionals who are passionate about refining their products at an overwhelming speed that no other company can match, and promoting the spread of cashless payments in Japan.

View PayPay Card's company page

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