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Lead Engineer

Remote within
  • JST (-3/+3 hours)

14 July, 2022

Compensation

¥10M - 13M

Remote within

    Timezones
    • JST (-3/+3 hours)

    Contract type

    Full time
    Remote working

    Technologies & frameworks

    • Akka
    • Scala
    • Java
    • Python

    Benefits & perks

    • Pension contributions
    • Diverse management team
    • Japanese speaking lessons
    • 2 months relocation/housing
    Paidy offers instant, monthly-consolidated credit to consumers by removing hassles from payment and purchase experiences.

    Role overview

    About Paidy, Inc.

    Paidy is Japan's pioneer and leading BNPL service with the mission to spread trust through society and to give people room to dream.

    Paidy offers instant, monthly-consolidated credit to consumers by removing hassles from payment and purchase experiences. Paidy uses proprietary models and machine learning to underwrite transactions in seconds and guarantee payments to merchants. Paidy increases revenue for merchants by reducing the number of incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating repeat purchases from consumers.

    Paidy was acquired in September 2021 by PayPal, the global payments company. Paidy continues to operate its existing business, maintain its brand and support a wide variety of consumer wallets and marketplaces by providing convenient and innovative services.

    Paidy continues to innovate to make shopping easier and more fun both online and offline. For more information, please visit http://www.paidy.com. 

     

    About Position

    Paidy is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to lead our Shopping & Discovery team. By joining the team, you will take ownership of our backend services, keeping them versioned, consistent and secure. You will apply the latest standards with regard to Search engines, product data ingestion, segmentation and managing a growing base of millions of users. Within your role, you are also required to set the gold standard and guidelines for the internal team and contribute to the broader engineering team.

     

    Key Role and Responsibilities

    • Own your services, from tech design to deployment and monitoring.
    • Work with modern languages and frameworks, cloud infrastructure and authentication layers, solving real problems impacting millions of users.
    • Get a chance to touch different aspects of Paidy's ecosystem: Shopping, Partner APIs and internal services.
    • Share your knowledge within the engineering domain and contribute to evolving best practices and culture.
    • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.
    • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
    • Liaising with team members, management, and stakeholders to ensure projects are completed to standard.
    • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
    • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and developments.
    • Updating work schedules and performing troubleshooting as required.
    • Motivating staff and creating a workspace where everyone can ask questions and voice their concerns.
    • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes.
    • Writing progress reports and delivering presentations to the relevant stakeholders.

    Our tech stack: 

    • AWS architecture
    • Java, Scala (not required), Python, Typescript
    • Kafka
    • Cassandra
    • Elasticsearch
    • Docker
    • Terraform
    • CircleCI
    • DataDog 

     

    Skills and Requirements

    • Broad software development experience with one or more modern general-purpose programming languages including, but not limited to, Java, Scala and Go.
    • 2+ years of experience working as a tech lead in an Agile environment and at least 5 years working as a backend engineer.
    • Willingness to build professional relationships with the team and stakeholders.
    • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Extensive experience with AWS cloud ecosystem.
    • Experience with TDD (nice to have). 
    • Experience with designing and building fast and reliable search components and data pipelines at scale (nice to have). 
    • Solid understanding of event sourcing in Kafka (nice to have). 
    • Confidence with Docker and Terraform development tools. 
    • Working proficiency in English. 
    • Willingness to learn new technologies and collaborate with distributed and multidisciplinary teams. 
    • Strong leadership and organizational abilities.
    • Passion and sense of ownership.
    • 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.

     

    What We Offer You

    • The opportunity to make a significant impact on the vibrant Japanese market, building products affecting millions of users every month.
    • A diverse culture that accepts everyone's values and opinions, working with talented people coming from 20+ countries.
    • An attractive salary and the latest equipment of your choice (MacOS, Windows, Linux).
    • Remote working & Flexible working style.
    • 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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    Compensation

    ¥10M - 13M

    Remote within

      Timezones
      • JST (-3/+3 hours)

      Contract type

      Full time
      Remote working

      Technologies & frameworks

      • Akka
      • Scala
      • Java
      • Python

      Benefits & perks

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

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