Mercari is a Japan-based company with the mission of “create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell.” Having continuously worked toward this goal since our founding in 2013, we are now transforming from a startup into a global player. While this transformation brings its own specific set of challenges, we believe that solving them one after another will allow us to fully achieve our mission. Are you interested in working together to take on these exciting challenges?
Mercari’s culture has been central to the company since our founding, with the three core values of Go Bold, All for One, and Be a Pro. In addition, the “Trust & Openness” value was introduced to embody our culture of mutual trust, where information remains transparent and rules are kept to a minimum. Regardless of how big Mercari gets, our culture is essential to achieving our mission and will be promoted throughout our organization.
Merlogi, Inc. is a Mercari Group company established on October 28, 2021, with the mission of “Relaying value far and wide for kinder living.” With our unique data and technology, we aim to provide logistics services kinder to all people involved and to society as a whole. We’re working to expand Mercari Posts and other Mercari touchpoints to more locations and build a package pickup distribution network, creating an even better experience for Mercari’s more than 20 million monthly users.
Engineering managers are committed to creating organizational structures and solving organizational issues, creating a place where engineers can play more active roles.
Mercari's engineering organization has members from a variety of backgrounds. By managing teams with diversified experiences, nationalities, cultures, etc., they are responsible for drawing out the potential of teams and individuals and producing greater results.
The main components of the role are as follows:
Recruiting, training, goal setting, evaluation, and providing feedback to engineers
Maximizing the results of engineer members and supporting career their growth
Assigning engineers to projects and supporting the communication needed to carry them out
Problem solving for the engineering organization as well as proposing and executing growth strategies
Planning and implementation of in-house events to deepen understanding of expertise and organization
We are looking for people that are interested in our services, mission, and values, and want to work where engineers can go bold, use the latest technology, make autonomous decisions, and take on challenges at a rapid pace.
Shared understanding and belief in our company’s mission and values
Developing and operating large-scale products
Team and project management
Coordinating with multiple stakeholders
Making technical decisions for a team as a tech lead
Managing a multicultural team
Hiring engineers (application screening, interviewing, direct recruiting, event hosting, etc.
Development and operation using microservices architecture
Cloud development experience (preferably GCP or AWS)
Understanding of backend, frontend, mobile application development
OSS contribution experience / familiar with OSS community
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Technical Assessment Criteria
Github based project that will take 2-3 hours to complete.
English: Independent (CEFR - B2) or Japanese: Independent (CEFR - B2)
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What makes a truly strong “organization and person”
Probationary period: First 3 months after joining the company. (During this period your contract conditions will be the same as that of a permanent employee.)
Smoking is prohibited within our offices
Mercari has introduced a work style policy called “Your Choice.” Each member is free to choose whether they want to work in the office or work fully remote. ?*Exceptions made for certain kinds of work.
Scheduled working hours: 10 AM – 7 PM
Currently, due to COVID-19 pandemic, we have introduced a full-flex system without core time to increase the choice of working hours and allow for more flexible working styles. (*does not apply to all positions)
Two days off per week (as well as national holidays, New Year's break, etc.)
Paid leave, congratulatory and bereavement leave, relax days, sick leave
Annual salary paid in 12 monthly installments (including fixed overtime allowance)
Based on skills, experience, and abilities
Reviewed twice a year
Complete health and social insurance
Support systems, including those that benefit employee family members
Language learning support
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