Software Engineer, Frontend

at Mercari (view profile)
Location Tokyo, Japan
Date Posted July 6, 2019
Category Japan - Working visa Jobs
Job Type javascript


What You’ll Need

  • Experience with developing and operating large-scale products
  • Ability to design and develop with performance and scalability in mind
  • Effective communication skills needed for product development with team members and with other teams
  • Technical knowledge of frontend fields such as web browsers, JavaScript, and networks
  • Ability to communicate in English on Slack and GitHub
  • Strong belief in Mercari’s vision and mission


  • Strong communication skills in English and Japanese
  • Experience with microservice-based development
  • Experience working on projects while leading a team with multiple members
  • Experience with training junior members
  • Experience replacing legacy codebases with modern codebases
  • Experience with committing to open-source software and presenting at conferences
  • Experience with scrum-based development

Development Environment

  • Languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (TypeScript, React.js, Next.js, Redux, etc)
  • Infrastructures: Google Cloud Platform (Compute Engine, Kubernetes Engine, App Engine)
  • Configuration management tool: Terraform
  • Other: Circle CI, GitHub, Slack, JIRA, Crowi, Spinnaker

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) Japan - Working visa Jobs