Data Engineer (Full-Remote in Japan*)

PayPay is looking for Data Engineer to work on our payment system to deliver the best payment experience for our customers.

  • Work directly with Data Analysts and Platform Engineering Team to create reusable experimental and production data pipelines

  • Understand, tune, and master the processing engines (like Spark, Hive, Cascading, etc) used day-to-day

  • Keep the data whole, safe, and flowing with expertise on high volume data ingest and streaming platforms (like Spark Streaming, Kafka, etc)

  • Sheppard and shape the data by developing efficient structures and schema for the data in storage and transit

  • Explore as many new technology options for data processing, storage, and share them with the team

  • Develop tools and contribute to open source wherever possible

【Tech Stack 】We select the best combination of tech at times.
| Scala, Java, Python
| PlayFramework
| Aurora, DynamoDB, TiDB, Spark, Presto, Hive, Hudi, Airflow, Kafka
| Docker, Kubernetes,AWS, GCP
| GitHub,IntelliJ
| Presto, Athena, Bigquery, Looker,Spark, Hive
| Slack, Zoom, F2F


  • Experience with building data pipelines ingesting and transforming large number of events per minute and terabytes of data per day.

  • Experience with Spark and Kafka and have experimented or heard about Flink/Druid/Ignite/Presto/Athena and understand when to use one over the other. (Preferably, experience of working with cloud based big data processing platform such as AWS EMR, Google Cloud DataProc)

  • Passionate about producing clean, maintainable and testable code part of real-time data pipeline.

  • Good understanding of microservices work.

  • Ability to connect different services and processes together even if you have not worked with them before and follow the flow of data through various pipelines to debug data issues.

  • Good understanding of issue with ingesting data from applications in multiple data centers across geographies, on-premise and cloud and will find a way to solve them.

  • Proficient in Java/Scala/Python/Spark

Preferred Qualifications

  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages, preferably Scala.

  • Experience with implementing platform components such as RESTful APIs, Pub/Sub Systems, Database Clients.

  • Experience with AWS services.

  • Contribution to open source projects.

  • Knowledge about the Japanese payment industry

Hiring Process

  1. Application Review (1-2 weeks)

  • HR and Team will review your resume

  • Code challenge (online)

    • Coding Test will be sent via Hirevue system

    • It takes 3-4 hours (max) to complete

    • If you need to extend the due date, please contact HR

  • Interviews (online)

    • 2-3 rounds of online interview(s)

    • Live Coding could be requested

    • Please make sure the reason you applied to PayPay (Why Fintech? Why Startup? Why PayPay?)

  • Job Offer
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