Backend Engineer (Japanese proficiency)

21Fl, ETown Central Building, 11 Doan Van Bo, District 4, Ho Chi Minh
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1 day ago

Top 3 Reasons To Join Us

  • Performance review 2times/year
  • Education for engineers 1on1
  • MacBook Pro & Display Dell

Job Description

This is a very challenging and exciting position who would like to learn and work in various field such as:

  • Understanding the specification written in Japanese and figuring out the way to implement with you and other non-Japanese speakers
  • Leading a team by technical skill and communication (Generally, each team has members both in Vietnam and Japan)
  • Development with Ruby on Rails
  • Testing

You will have opportunities to cooperate with members in different departments and different locations. You can improve your skills and figure out your potential abilities as well.

Your Skills and Experience


  • Language: Japanese (native or bilingual proficiency to understand financial related docusments) and English (limited working proficiency)
  • More than 2 years of experience as a backend software engineer (You will have a Ruby coding challenge)
  • More than 1 year of experience in project management
  • Experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Motivation to learn new programming languages and techniques


Nice to have:

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with unit test in Rails
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience working or studying in Japan
  • Knowledge of the Scrum framework
  • Interested in business/finance



  • Salary review: Twice a year
  • Bonus: 13th-month salary (Bonus for Vietnamese new year)
  • Paid leave: Additional 3-day vacation (15 days in total)
  • Award: Monthly Culture Hero, Half-year MVP for excellent employees
  • Devices: MacBook + Dell Monitor
  • Working hour: Monday to Friday, flexible working hour
  • Insurance: Pay Social Insurance, Health Insurance, Unemployment Insurance with full salary; Voluntary health insurance (Bao Viet Tokio Marine Insurance 24/7)
  • Health care: Annual health check
  • Training: Technical seminar inside & outside the company; Order technical books (base on employee's request); Internal workshop; Scrum
  • Others: Grab expenses on the party day; Free bike parking; Free fruit and coffee; Play Station, billiard,...

Why You'll Love Working Here

  • 100% Japanese company
  • Develop several services for Japanese market with team in Japan
  • Opportunities to create services for Vietnamese market, Southeast Asian market, world market
  • Education for engineers
  • About a parent company, Money Forward, Inc. in Japan (
  • Top fintech company in Japan
  • Listed on Market of the high-growth and emerging stocks of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • A ruby committer belongs to our company
  • Provides B2C service, a personal financial management service “Money Forward” which has more than 6.5 million users and No. 1 market share in Japan
  • Provides B2B services, “MF Cloud Series”, SaaS-type service platform for businesses, providing comprehensive services for back office operations.
  • Small agile team