Platform Develop Engineer

Remote job: Platform Develop Engineer

About Paidy Inc.

Paidy was founded with the mission to create a world of “We remove the barriers, embrace simplicity”, offering its real-time monthly consolidated credit service across Japan.

Paidy started Japan’s first instant post-pay credit service for ecommerce consumers in October 2014. Paidy requires no pre-registration or credit card to use; Paidy consumers purchase products online using only a mobile phone number and email address (verification is established through a four-digit code via SMS or voice pin-code) and settle a single monthly bill for all their purchases, either at a convenience store, by bank transfer or auto debit. Paidy also supports multi-pay installments and subscriptions. There are currently over 3 million Paidy accounts in use. Paidy has proved a powerful means of persuading first time buyers to transact online. Its proprietary models and machine learning

mean that transactions are underwritten in seconds, with guaranteed payment to merchants.

Paidy increases merchant revenues by reducing incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating easy repeat buying.

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Paidy Engineering

The Engineering organization consists of more than 60 people divided in Product Engineer, Merchant Engineering, Front End Engineering, Platform Services, Data Engineering, Operations, Information Security and IT and Back-end Engineering. 

Position Overview / Purpose of your role

As a platform develops engineer you will be responsible to design, evolve and maintain developer and production platforms in Paidy. That includes CI/CD pipelines, test and production environments.

You will design and help drive platform alignment of solutions across Paidy. Candidates will be involved in hands-on activities including POCs, design, documentation, development and test of infrastructure and automation.  Must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on the team’s needs.

We are looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way.

Your Duties & Responsibilities

        Define, design, and automate complex infrastructural tasks

        Work with developers to continuously improve platform automation, monitoring, alerting and stability to meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, availability, scalability and reliability

        Ability to find and help fix infrastructure, performance, scalability, and other live issues in a very time critical environment

        Help the team recognize potential infrastructure or security issues, and create a plan to solve them

        Work with developers and platform engineers to continuously refine and improve our Change Management and Incident Management processes

        Participate in Level 2 production support.

        Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner.

Your skills and experience

        (Mandatory) Experience in creating, maintaining and optimizing CI/CD pipeline

        Experience in managing and supporting production environments

        Experience in managing the infrastructure of microservice based, highly distributed, scalable, concurrent and low latency systems

        (Mandatory) Excellent knowledge of AWS – networking, IAM, EC2

        (Mandatory) Excellent knowledge of at least one of the following

        Infrastructure definition with Terraform

        Infrastructure definition with CloudFormation

        Apache Cassandra

        Apache Kafka

        Monitoring system with Datadog and Pagerduty

        Infrastructure security

        Good troubleshooting skills of cloud infrastructure

        Excellent communication and writing skills

        Demonstrate a high level of curiosity, pride of ownership and strive for excellence Experience supporting a high-volume operations environment

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Paidy Value

Candidates must be able to demonstrate affinity with the Paidy core values:

Be a winner 

·           Beat expectations

·           Display surprising speed

·           Embrace risk

Own it and deliver 

·           Commit to what, when and how to deliver

·           Own the actions to deliver

·           Embrace conflict when needed to deliver results

Play an integral role 

·           Make an irreplaceable contribution to our business

·           Embrace and bridge differences in language and culture

·           Raise the bar

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