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Software Engineer (ID Platform Development)

Money Forward Tokyo | Hybrid

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EN: none
JP: conversational
6.3 - 9 million Japanese yen
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

At Money Forward, we currently provide over 30 services spanning across B2C, B2B, and B2B2C domains, and we continue to grow by launching new services aimed at solving financial challenges for everyone.

The ID platform is indispensable for our over ten million users to use these services safely and conveniently.

Through the development of the ID platform, we aim to:

  • Ensure that users can use the services safely and conveniently.
  • Enable services that use the ID platform to focus on their respective domain development, thereby delivering more value to the users more quickly.


  • Development of an authentication and authorization platform based on OpenID Connect
  • Development of account lifecycle-related features such as registration and authentication
  • Development of proprietary integration features dedicated to 1st Party clients
  • Development of other features, such as managing user attribute information
  • Improving services based on quantitative and qualitative analysis using user behavior logs


  • Computer Science / Engineering Bachelor's degree or related technical field
  • A shared belief in Money Forward's Mission/Vision/Values
  • Experience in development, operation, and security of web applications
  • Experience in logical database design and operation with RDB
  • Experience in development in the area of authorization, authentication, and digital identity (OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML, FIDO2/WebAuthn, etc.)
  • Passion for problem-solving related to authorization, authentication, and digital identity


  • Experience in our current tech stack including backend (Ruby/Ruby on Rails), frontend (TypeScript/React), and others (AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform)
  • Basic knowledge of data analysis and experience in problem-solving and improvement activities using data
  • Experience in managing a small team, supporting member growth, and operating the team efficiently
  • Conversational level of Japanese

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails, TypeScript
  • AWS(EKS)
  • nginx, Amazon ElastiCache, Vault, etc.
  • MySQL
  • Datadog, Rollbar
  • CircleCI, GitHub Actions, ArgoCD
  • GitHub

We plan to actively incorporate other languages, such as Go, when appropriately dividing services.

About the Company

“Money Forward Cloud ERP” is a cloud-based composable ERP (modular ERP) that has our own SaaS applications for business back-office operations from Accounting, Finances, and Human Resources fields as its module applications.

Our team is developing Public APIs and API platforms for those products. Public APIs enable our ERP to offer a high degree of integration with other third-party applications. This allows our customers to build a more comprehensive view of their operations and data across different functional areas and systems. Also by designing commonly used API platforms, we aim to improve UX and development productivity.

Salary Range

Min 6.300,000 - Max 9,000,000 Japanese yen / year (Gross)

Location, Remote Work

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Remote work is available four days per week.

Relocation Support

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

Working hours

Flexible Working Hours (No core time)


  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Japanese national holidays (16 national holidays in 2021)
  • 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 (No limit upgrade or purchase when needed for development is available upon approval.)
  • Seminar participation support
  • Book purchases
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