Senior Back-end Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • June 23, 2023
8,000,000 - 12,000,000 JPY /yr
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Conversational
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

What will you do?

  • We are seeking a Senior Backend Engineer/Architect who is eager to challenge themselves in creating overwhelming value by leveraging the power of our product in the trade industry. 
  • Your responsibility will be the design and development of platforms that solve the challenges faced by customers in their trade operations and support the operational aspects of the trade industry. 
  • You will collaborate with product managers and business members who are industry experts in logistics and related fields to develop the backend of the Shippio product.


The detail of the responsibilities

  • Overall architecture design and backend development of the product.
  • Making decisions regarding the construction and design machine learning capabilities in the future.
  • Collaborating with product managers and business members to enhance understanding of industry structures and business requirements.



  • プロダクトの力で「貿易業界の負を解決する圧倒的価値創造」にチャレンジしたいシニアバックエンドエンジニア・アーキテクトの方を募集しています。
  • 顧客の貿易業務の負を解決するプラットフォームと貿易業務を支えるプラットフォームの設計・開発が担当領域となります。
  • プロダクトマネージャーや、サプライチェーン・物流等の業界エキスパートであるビジネスメンバーと連携しながらShippioプロダクトのバックエンドを設計・開発・運用していただきます。



  • プロダクト全体のアーキテクチャ設計、及びバックエンド開発
  • 将来的に機械学習機能を導入する際の構築・デザインの決定
  • プロダクトマネージャー・ビジネスメンバーと連携し、業界構造・事業要件の理解を促進する


What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Extensive experience as a backend engineer
  • Ability to quickly understand the essence of the industry and customers, and design the appropriate architecture
  • Strong communication skills and leadership to collaborate with various team members (engineers, business members)
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Fluent in business-level English
  • Alignment with and embodiment of our company values



  • バックエンドエンジニアとしての豊富な経験
  • 業界・顧客の本質を素早く理解し、正しくアーキテクチャ設計ができること
  • 様々なチームメンバー(エンジニア・ビジネスメンバー)に対する高いコミュニケーション能力とリーダーシップ
  • Ruby on Rails の経験
  • 英語ビジネスレベル
  • 弊社のバリューに共感・体現してくれる方


What is good for you to have?

  • Communication skills in Japanese are highly appreciated
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Intellectually curious and eager to take on new challenges
  • Interested in working on B2B development by leveraging your own development experience
  • Experience working within a fast-paced product company



  • スタートアップ環境での開発経験
  • クラウドインフラ(AWS、GCPなど)のご経験
  • 知的好奇心が旺盛で、新しいことにチャレンジしたい方
  • 自身の開発経験を活かし、B2Bの開発に取り組むことに興味をお持ちの方

We are a technology company working on digitalizing international trading, and the first digital forwarding company in Japan (aiming to become No. 1 in Asia).

We are building a multi-sided digital platform which allows both customers (importer/exporter) and operators to efficiently and fluidly process international trade workflows, which are today processed mostly through human labor.

Our platform currently covers freight forwarding and we are aiming to expand our coverage throughout the international trade supply chain.

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