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Senior Backend Engineer (Go)

Money Forward Tokyo | Hybrid
EN: business
JP: conversational
5,500,000 - 9,000,000 JPY on average (est)
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for a Tech Lead Go Engineer in the senior level to join a BANK APP team.

This position will be responsible for the development and implementation using Go with Rest API, developing features, expanding test codes, and improving performance.
With in-depth knowledge of Go concepts, excellent backend coding skills, and familiar with database design, we expect you to improve application performance and lead the project.

We welcome, whether you have your own personal ideal of "focusing on technology", "getting involved in the upstream process", "managing", or whether you are just thinking about your career.


API design and development using Go

  • Development of backend APIs to support back office and marketing operations for financial institutions
  • Development of backend APIs for a mobile application for end users of financial institutions


Required Skillset

  • Management experience as a Tech Lead (Any number of people)
  • 2+ years of experience with Go
  • 0 to 1 product development experience
  • Familiar with AWS
  • Fluency in English (Business level)
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field

Good to Have Skillset

  • Experience developing Web services in a statically typed language
  • Experience in architectural design (knowledge of transaction control, asynchronous processing, monitoring, etc.)
  • Experience in building AWS environment with Terraform
  • Experience developing in container environment (Docker, etc.)
  • Experience in operating server management SaaS services such as CircleCI, Datadog, Rollbar, etc.
  • Experience developing and operating services under strict non-functional requirements
  • Conversational level in Japanese
  • Technology Stack

    • Programming language: Go
    • Environment: AWS, Terraform
    • CI/CD: CircleCI, GitHub Actions
    • Repository: Github
    • Others: Slack, Asana

    About the Company

    Money Forward X

    Money Forward X provides BtoBtoC / BtoBtoB services for financial institutions and business companies, and is the predecessor of the Fintech Business Promotion Department launched in 2017. In order to achieve Money Forward's vision of "Becoming the financial platform for all", we are currently working on providing money solutions for local users.
    With the trust and data of financial institutions, who have been the foundation of Japan's economy for many years, combined with Money Forward's technology, we will create a future with more convenience and less worries for money.

    Our Product, "BANK APP"

    “BANK APP" is a mobile application for customers of regional financial institutions, which allows users to access various services such as account opening, fund transfer, loan borrowing, repayment, and changing address, in addition to daily money management such as account balance, deposit, withdrawal details, mortgage balance, and mutual fund investment status. It is linked to the account system in collaboration with regional financial institutions and system vendors, so it can be used by anyone, including those who do not have an internet banking account.

    Salary Range

    Min 5,500,000 - Max 9,000,000 Japanese yen / year (Gross)

    *Including fixed overtime work allowance of 45 hours for regular, non-legal hours, legal holidays and 40 hours for late-night work.

    Location, Remote Work

    Location: Tokyo, Japan

    Remote work: Available up to 4 days a week

    Working Hours

    Flexible Working Hours (No core time)


    • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)
    • Japanese national holidays (16 national holidays in 2023)
    • Paid holiday: 10 days (first year) *Number of paid holidays increases (+1 day) every year up to 20 days a year.
    • Summer vacation days: 3 days
    • Winter vacations days: 2 days


    • Health insurance
    • Employee stock ownership plan
    • Full transportation coverage
    • The latest computer (if considered necessary for work, limitless upgrade on specs and purchases of peripheral equipment are allowed.)
    • Seminar participation support
    • Book purchases
    • Copyright of OSS belongs to individuals

    Relocation Support for Overseas Candidates

    • Working Visa
    • Flight ticket to Japan
    • Signing Bonus
    • Temporary fully furnished apartment for the first month