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Data Engineer

Paidy, Inc. Tokyo

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Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

We are hiring a Data Engineer, reporting to the Head of Data Engineering. This Data Engineer will work closely with multiple stakeholders turning data into the information from which insights can be provided back to product and business leaders to inform our product design and features. Your responsibilities will include conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, task and design(s). You will develop both analysis on source data systems as well as support reporting activities and capabilities. Our ambition is to be a Data Driven firm and you will assist in this endeavor in part by monitoring performance of source domain data systems, cleansing and identifying improvements.


Paidy is a dynamic company and a Data Engineer position requires many skills: data interpretation, databases, data cleansing, report data modeling, and others typically used in providing a solid data foundation to a data driven firm. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Develop and implement data collection and analytics systems
  • Develop and implement strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Collect data from various data sources, then properly clean and structure the data to support business requirements
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in product domains in source data systems


To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • 5+ years of experience of data engineering, software development, or infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of and experience of:
    • report generation
    • ETLs
    • databases and data systems
      • Postgres
      • Cassandra
      • Kafka 
    • software development
      • Python
      • Java
      • Scala
  • Business level English with an ability to communicate with stakeholders from multiple disciplines
  • Paidy team will ask about your user experiences with Paidy Apps during the interview. Please download Paidy App and try it out!

For those who are not able to download Paidy App, due to the regional restrictions, please be advised that you download the similar App, such as Klarna, Afterpay, Affirm and so forth, and come up with your opinions on these applications and services.

  • Please note that you must be eligible to work in Japan.

About the Company

Paidy is Japan's pioneer and leading BNPL service company. At Paidy we believe in creating simple, instant experiences to take the hassle out of shopping with a touch of magic.

Paidy offers instant, monthly-consolidated credit to consumers by removing hassles from payment and purchase experiences. Paidy uses proprietary models and machine learning to underwrite transactions in seconds and guarantee payments to merchants. Paidy increases revenue for merchants by reducing the number of incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating repeat purchases from consumers.

Paidy has reached an agreement to join PayPal, the global payments company. Paidy will continue to operate its existing business, maintain its brand and support a wide variety of consumer wallets and marketplaces by providing convenient and innovative services.

Paidy continues to innovate to make shopping easier and more fun both online and offline.

What We Offer You

  • Diversified team with 221+ colleagues from 37+ countries
  • Exciting work opportunities in a rapid-growing organization
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Flexible work-from-home arrangement
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Paidy Values

Be a winner / 勝ちにこだわる

  • Beat expectations / 常に期待値を超える
  • Display surprising speed / 人をスピードで驚かす
  • Embrace risk / リスクを恐れない

Own it and deliver / 結果を出す

  • Commit to what, when and how to deliver/ 目的・やり方・期限にコミットする。
  • Own the actions to deliver / 結果のためのアクションにこだわる
  • Embrace conflict when needed to deliver results / 必要なら対立・衝突も恐れない

Play an integral role / 大切なピースになる

  • Make an irreplaceable contribution to our business / 替えの効かない貢献をする
  • Embrace and bridge differences in language and culture / 皆が言語と文化の架け橋になる
  • Raise the bar / スタンダードを上げ続ける