Backend Engineer – Money Forward


Job Description

As a Middle or Senior Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for the development of our backend aggregation platform which is centralizing data from 100+ SaaS applications. Our current tech stack for backend development is Typescript (Nest.js), MySQL, DynamoDB, SQS, ElasticSearch, Lambda, Datadog.

This is a position in Money Forward Inc., Money Forward’s group company that focuses on new businesses and products.

We are developing a new SaaS Management Platform. β version was launched in Aug 2021. With this product, we are targeting not only the domestic markets but also global markets.

Please see the technology behind it and the product overview on our website.

If you like developing products that matter at a fast pace, in a small team, and in an international environment, you love working with us!


  • Evolve our platform through solid backend architecture and best practices
  • Create reusable, effective, and scalable TypeScript code
  • Operation of an application on a production environment (monitoring, investigation)


  • Deep knowledge in computer science or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience in backend development
  • Experience with Node.js(TypeScript) or any generalized programming languages such as Java, C#, Golang…etc.
  • Experience in designing tables/working with relational databases such as MySQL
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Language requirement – English: Fluent, both verbal and written.


  • Develop production-quality applications in a Node.js framework such as NestJS
  • Experiences in building web crawler frameworks (Puppeteer, Selenium…etc)
  • Experiences with NoSQL database (e.g. DynamoDB) and ElasticSearch
  • Experiences in running and operating applications on cloud infrastructure, preferably on AWS
  • Experiences in designing/implementing/operating microservice/serverless architecture

About Money Forward

Money Forward is a FinTech company offering a wide variety of financial services – from personal finance management to B2B SaaS products for businesses. Their goal is to resolve financial issues for all individuals and corporations and build a better society.

The company’s been growing rapidly, and they’re expanding their global hiring to help further expand the company. That means that they’re open to hiring those with limited or no Japanese skills – for the first time.

Money Forward is one of Japan’s hottest FinTech companies and now’s a great opportunity to be a part of one of their continued growth!