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Head of Front End/Mobile Engineering

Tokyo, Japan

02 June, 2021

Compensation

¥15.0M - 20.0M + Equity

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • JavaScript
  • Mobile
  • Management
  • React
  • UX/UI
  • full stack

Benefits & perks

  • Pension contributions
  • Diverse management team
  • Japanese speaking lessons
  • 2 months relocation/housing
Change how payments are made in Japan with a real time distributed platform, handling millions of users -

Role overview

Reporting to the CTO, looking for front-end & mobile engineer leaders to join our growing engineering team; lead and build a talented and creative team. Will be collaborating with Sales, Marketing & Experience, Product, other Engineering/Technology peers in order to roll out new features and implement ongoing process improvements. This leader will have a strong vision and ensure compliance with Security and Architecture principles and guidance and best practices. You will always work to balance quality, security, and speed. Initially, this work will require to be more hands-on and more operationally involved in day-to-day execution.

Responsibilities

This position will manage the day-to-day activities of the team as well as the management and execution of site/software development projects against our product roadmap. Responsible for designing and developing world-class customer-facing solutions and experience leveraging the latest technologies. In addition, will have the following duties:

  • Manage our Front End and Mobile teams – coaching, advocating and unblocking them to ensure a productive and fully engaged team.
  • Own the execution and delivery of front-end and mobile team engineering projects.
  • Proactively manage backlog to properly allocate resources for ensuring high-quality product delivery in a timely manner.
  • Evolve and refine workflow and process with cross-functional partners.
  • Build a culture of engineering excellence with a focus on consumer experiences, performance, scalability, privacy, and security.
  • Maintain engineering productivity ensuring that work-life balance is maintained.
  • Define metrics of success for the front-end and mobile teams.
  • Drive the execution and delivery of features and new products.
  • An active member of the Architecture Review Board; ensuring technology stack is coherent and supports the evolution of technology stack/technologies as necessary and when required.

Requirements

These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.

  • A Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related subject (Experience considered in lieu of degree)
  • 5+ years designing, building, shipping, and maintaining efficient, reliable data pipelines, and data models as part of a data warehouse solution
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with deployment on Cloud (i.e. AWS) based production system with CI/CD pipeline.
  • 5-7 years of people management experience.
  • Coding skills in JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Proficiency with at least one of the component-based functional UI frameworks, e.g. React, Angular, or Vue.
  • Experience building and shipping complex mobile applications for either iOS or Android.
  • Knowledge of multi-threading and memory management specific to mobile devices and caching mechanisms.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, specifically a demonstrated ability to effectively guide and influence within a dynamic matrix, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Able to communicate difficult technical concepts clearly to a variety of individuals of varying technical expertise and understanding
  • Detail-oriented, creative problem-solving skills, and get the right things done
  • Highly organized and capable of providing appropriate technical leadership while requiring minimal day-to-day guidance
  • Experience building teams to operate at scale

Extras

  • Paidy team will ask about your user experiences with Paidy Apps during the interview. Please download Paidy App and try it out!
  • iOS: https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/paidy/id1220373112
  • Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paidy.paidy&hl=en&gl=US

For those who are not able to download Paidy App, due to the regional restrictions, please be advised that you download the similar App, such as Klarna, Afterpay, Affirm and so forth, and come up with your opinions on these applications and services.

POI: Please note that you must be eligible to work in Japan.

  • 50-249

Paidy was founded with the mission to create a world of “We remove the barriers, embrace simplicity”, offering its real-time monthly consolidated credit service all across Japan. Paidy started Japan’s first instant post-pay credit service for ecommerce consumers in October 2014. Paidy requires no pre-registration or credit card to use; Paidy consumers purchase products online using only a mobile phone number and email address (verification is established though a four-digit code via SMS or voice pin-code) and settle a single monthly bill for all their purchases, either at a convenience store, by bank transfer or auto debit. Paidy also supports multi-pay installments and subscriptions. There are currently almost 4,000,000 Paidy accounts in use (Oct 2020)!! Paidy has proved a powerful means of persuading first time buyers to transact online. Its proprietary models and machine learning mean that transactions are underwritten in seconds, with guaranteed payment to merchants. Paidy increases merchant revenues by reducing incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating easy repeat buying.

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Compensation

¥15.0M - 20.0M + Equity

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • JavaScript
  • Mobile
  • Management
  • React
  • UX/UI
  • full stack

Benefits & perks

  • Pension contributions
  • Diverse management team
  • Japanese speaking lessons
  • 2 months relocation/housing

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