Golang / Go Job: Software Engineer, Backend (Relocation support provided)

Mercari, Inc.

Software Engineer, Backend (Relocation support provided) at Mercari, Inc.

šŸ‡ÆšŸ‡µ Japan ā€ŗ Tokyo   (Posted Nov 1 2019)

About the company
Mercari is a C2C marketplace app that makes it easy for people to safely sell and ship their things. Having been downloaded over 100 million times, it is now among the largest peer-to-peer selling platforms globally.


Job description
Although the Mercari API was designed and implemented as a monolithic API, we are working on migrating the API to microservices. This will allow us to divide responsibilities and make technological investments for a stronger system and organization capable of handling even greater expansion. Of course, we will continue to run our services as we implement these changes, and we aim to make daily improvements to provide an even better experience for our customers.

We are seeking backend engineers who can work proactively and independently during the team's current stage, taking ownership over various discussions, developing features, providing spec feedback, and making technical decisions.


* Design, development, and operation of Mercari's API and web app using Go and PHP

* Design, development, and operation of tools to support the customer support team and planning-related work

* Design, development, and operation of various microservices making up the Mercari API

* Lead the team's development


ā–¼Minimum Qualifications

惻Strong understanding of the company mission and values

惻Ability to design, develop and operate large-scale backend systems in heavy traffic scenarios

惻Knowledge of and experience with software test including unit testing, functional testing, e2e testing

惻Knowledge of and experience with optimization of queries and data model design for the efficient usage of RDBMS and NoSQL databases.

惻Cloud development experience (preferably GCP, or AWS)

惻Experience with team development using Git/Github or similar version management systems


惻Experience with project management and/or team leadership

惻Experience with design, development, and operation of backend APIs using Go

惻Experience developing and operating in a microservices architecture

惻Experience with on-call support for a service

惻Knowledge of web app security

惻Experience with development using external APIs such as payment, delivery, etc.

惻Experience sharing and contributing to an OSS project

惻Experience with scrum

ā–¼Technical Environment

惻Languages: Go & PHP

惻Infrastructure: Dedicated servers, MySQL, memcached, Nginx, Solr, Elastic Search, Google Cloud Platform (Compute Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Spanner, Cloud SQL, Datastore, Storage, Stackdriver Logging, Dataflow, Pub/Sub, etc.)

惻Configuration management tool: Terraform

惻CI/CD: Circle CI / Spinnaker

惻Monitoring: Stackdriver Monitoring / Datadog / PagerDuty / Sentry / Mackerel / NewRelic / ELK Stack

惻Knowledge Tools: Confluence / Crowi

惻Other: GitHub / Slack / JIRA

惻Process: Scrum

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