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Senior Platform Architect


Remote worldwide

JST (–4/+4 h)

Posted about 1 year ago

We are hiring a Senior Platform Architect to join our Architecture team. This person will lead cross-component architecture initiatives, guide technology choices and raise the bar for the quality of Paidy systems and software.

Tech stack

  • Scala

About Paidy, Inc.

Paidy is Japan’s pioneer and leading BNPL service company. At Paidy we believe in creating simple, instant experiences to take the hassle out of shopping with a touch of magic. Paidy offers instant, monthly-consolidated credit to consumers by removing hassles from payment and purchase experiences. Paidy uses proprietary models and machine learning to underwrite transactions in seconds and guarantee payments to merchants. Paidy increases revenue for merchants by reducing the number of incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating repeat purchases from consumers. Paidy was acquired in September 2021 by PayPal, the global payments company. Paidy continues to operate its existing business, maintain its brand and support a wide variety of consumer wallets and marketplaces by providing convenient and innovative services. Paidy continues to innovate to make shopping easier and more fun both online and offline. For more information, please visit http://www.paidy.com.

About Position 

We are hiring a Senior Platform Architect to join our Architecture team. This person will lead cross-component architecture initiatives, guide technology choices and raise the bar for the quality of Paidy systems and software. In this position you will influence future Paidy projects and contribute to a service used by millions of users. Paidy has a modern technology stack and delivers quality products with short iterations. We expect you to have a diverse experience with different paradigms and technologies and you can communicate complex technical problems to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Key Role and Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Participate in requirements gathering and analysis
  • Provide architecture guidance and oversight for engineering teams
  • Drive innovation by finding the technology solutions for our business challenges
  • Identify potential risks related to the architecture and help to manage them
  • Facilitate collaboration across multiple technical and non-technical domains
  • Guide service teams to successfully comply with Paidy standards

Skills and Requirements

A Paidy architect requires many skills: networking, operating systems, databases, distributed systems, software development, technical writing, systems engineering, systems monitoring, and others as business needs evolve.

To succeed in this role, you need:

  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering or systems engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in lead engineer or architect role
  • Broad experience with technologies and architecture
  • Knowledge of modern software development tools and cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with financial services
  • Familiarity with product development
  • Interest in both technology and business
  • Business level English with an ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders

Paidy team will ask about your user experiences with Paidy Apps during the interview. Please download Paidy App and try it out!

- iOS: https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/paidy/id1220373112

- Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paidy.paidy&hl=en&gl=US

For those who are not able to download Paidy App, due to the regional restrictions, please be advised that you download the similar App, such as Klarna, Afterpay, Affirm and so forth, and come up with your opinions on these applications and services.

What We Offer You

  • Diversified team with 150+ colleagues from 30+ countries
  • Exciting work opportunities in a rapid-growing organization
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Flexible work-from-home arrangement
  • Competitive salary and benefits 

Paidy Values

Be a winner / 勝ちにこだわる

  • Beat expectations / 常に期待値を超える
  • Display surprising speed / 人をスピードで驚かす
  • Embrace risk / リスクを恐れない

Own it and deliver / 結果を出す

  • Commit to what, when and how to deliver/ 目的・やり方・期限にコミットする。
  • Own the actions to deliver / 結果のためのアクションにこだわる
  • Embrace conflict when needed to deliver results / 必要なら対立・衝突も恐れない

Play an integral role / 大切なピースになる

  • Make an irreplaceable contribution to our business / 替えの効かない貢献をする
  • Embrace and bridge differences in language and culture / 皆が言語と文化の架け橋にな
  • る
  • Raise the bar / スタンダードを上げ続ける


Â¥12M - 15M

Role type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

Benefits & perks

  • Japanese Speaking Lessons

  • Pension Contributions

  • 2 months relocation/housing

  • Diverse Management Team

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