# 467 [Mutual learning platform for 113 languages] Back-end engineer

[Company Profile]

With the vision of "sharing the knowledge and experience of native speakers around the world," they are developing and operating a Q & A platform where you can ask and answer questions and answers about language and culture.

It is used in 232 countries around the world, and the service is growing rapidly, exceeding 17 million MAU. It is a challenging environment where you can be involved in the development of truly global services, which is rare in Japan. If you are interested, please apply!

97% is a global service with overseas users. The area coverage rate is one of the highest in the world compared to existing Web services, such as being used in 113 languages in 232 countries around the world.

Our mission is to create a community of output and feedback, and to provide a platform that essentially improves language skills. By promoting exchange of language and culture, they aim to create a world where people all over the world can understand each other.

Cross-cultural misunderstandings and discrimination that are said to be caused by "not knowing the other person well". By providing an environment where people with different languages and cultures can understand each other and promoting mutual understanding, they will contribute to the creation of a peaceful and gentle world in the future.

[Background of recruitment]

Currently, the HiNative and HiNative Trek webs are developed by two full-time engineers, but as the number of users increases and monetization improves, further function development is needed. they are looking for people who can make products together.

By joining a new member, they will have a little extra development resources, and they will be able to concentrate on Kaizen, which has not been touched until now. In order to operate the product over the long term, they will create a strong team that can repay daily technical debt and develop new functions in a well-balanced manner.

[Attractive points of company/work]

・ You will be involved in the growth of global services, which is rare in the world and continues to grow. About 40% of the staff are foreigners, so you have the opportunity to learn English and can work from a global perspective. Of course, it doesn't matter if you can only speak Japanese!

・ they give top priority to data and implement measures. You can write the code for what you are doing and develop while thinking about what will affect the user.

・ You can experience the growth phase of the business by raising 650 million yen from multiple VCs such as YJ Capital.

[Job description]

You will mainly be involved in the development of APIs for apps and web backends.

Recently, they are also focusing on developing a live distribution function using agora.


・ Technology conduction

・ Solving daily technical issues

・ Development that is conscious of startup speed

・ Development through smooth communication in a remote environment

[Development environment]

・Ruby on Rails 6.x

・Ruby 2.7.x







・ More than 4 years of web development experience

・ More than 2 years of development experience with Ruby on Rails

・ Team development experience REST

・ Development experience using API

・ Experience in developing a deployment environment using CI

・ Appropriate communication with development members and directors

・ Those who can work autonomously

・ Those who can resolve conflicts through careful discussions

・ Required Japanese ability: Japanese is not required if your ability is high.

              N1 is required for normal skills.

[Preferred requirements]

・ Large-scale code development experience

・ Performance improvement for medium-sized and larger sites

・ Always keep learning

・ Empathy for products and vision

・ Can write maintainable and scalable code

・ You can design with an eye on the future

・ It is possible to come to work 2-3 times a week


Employment Type: Permanent

Trial period: 3 months

Estimated annual income: 6-9 million yen

Work location: Tokyo (full remote is also available)

Working hours: Discretionary labor system

Holidays: 2 days a week (Saturdays and Sundays), national holidays

Vacation: Summer vacation, year-end and New Year holidays, and other vacations available

Overtime: Discretionary labor system

Benefits: Complete social insurance, commuting allowance (according to company regulations), and other benefits

[About selection]

Number of applicants: 2

Documents required for application: resume, resume of work

Online interview: Available

Interview language: Japanese (consultation required, English is also Available)

Number of interviews (flow): 2 times

Application for overseas residents: Available depending on ability

* May change depending on the situation of the candidate