Software Engineer (Web) – foodpanda


Job Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer (Web) to support our growing regional Product team here in Japan as part of an international team of highly talented and motivated people. Working closely with the business and the marketing teams, you will own all mechanisms on the platform that promotes growth while improving marketing expenditure efficiency. You will define what value propositions we should focus on to make our user’s lives better and to grow adoption, usage, and revenue dramatically.


  • Responsible for development of highly responsive user interface
  • Design and implement visualizations that can depict vast amounts of data
  • Work and collaborate with the engineering squad, product manager, and product designer
  • Develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve
  • Manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables within autonomous teams
  • Take part in squad ceremonies and actively participate in technical decision-making and product improvement
  • Understanding the development lifecycle and working closely in a cross-functional and international team
  • Be an active partner for Product management in order to provide the best value for stakeholders and our customers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent education or practical experience
  • More than 5 years of software engineering experience, with at least 2 years in frontend software development
  • Proficient in JavaScript/TypeScript with a familiarity of EcmaScript newer specifications
  • Fully understand the concepts of React.js and its implementation
  • Good working knowledge of REST API
  • Experience in applying test-driven development with Jest, Testing Library, and/or Enzyme
  • Experience working with front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, Yarn, NPM, ESLint, and others
  • Familiarity with Microfrontend architecture
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Very good communication skills in English, both written and spoken (Japanese language ability is desirable but not mandatory)
  • Has the drive to learn new things

What We Can Offer

  • A vibrant and international team with multi-cultural and diverse backgrounds
  • Solving challenges with inspiring colleagues in an all-hands-on deck environment
  • A management team that recognizes top performers, welcomes our newbies, and shares a love for good food
  • Competitive package, incentives, allowances, food perks, insurance, pension, and more

About foodpanda

foodpanda (small ‘f’) is the world’s favorite way to order food online to your home or office. With thousands of restaurants ready to receive orders via our website and mobile app, no one should have to suffer from the lack of variety or long queues to enjoy great food.

Our parent company, Delivery Hero, is a global leader in the food delivery industry processing over 3 million orders every day and operating in 40+ markets in the world, with 18,000 employees and approximately 500,000+ restaurant partners. In APAC, foodpanda operates in over 150 cities across 12 countries.

We’re changing the way food delivery is viewed and experienced worldwide through the energy of our pink riders and passionate employees across the globe. foodpanda is now launching Japan in a big way and we are looking to hire talented members for our new teams!