Engineering Manager
Web Frontend
Updated on 3/26/2024

1,001-5,000 employees

Mobile marketplace and payment service platform
Company Overview
Mercari, Inc. stands out as a leading player in the e-commerce industry, with its expansive marketplace app, Mercari, being the largest in Japan, offering a seamless buying and selling experience for users. The company's competitive edge is further sharpened by its integrated payment service, Merpay, and its dedicated platform for small businesses, Mercari Shops, both of which enhance user convenience and inclusivity. The company's culture fosters potential in all people, reflecting its mission to circulate all forms of value, thereby positioning it as a desirable workplace.
AI & Machine Learning
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





Minato City, Japan

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
Frontend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Web Development
Software Engineering
  • At least 8 years of in-depth experience with Javascript ES6+, TypeScript, React.js, and modern CSS.
  • At least 2 years of experience managing and mentoring engineers.
  • Expertise working within Agile development workflows and applying lightweight scrum processes to track and plan work within bi-weekly sprints.
  • Proven ability to lead results-driven execution where you own the process and the outcome. Track record of taking ownership for teams and projects.
  • Experience with interdepartmental coordination with key stakeholders such as Design, QA, BE and Product teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills. Ability to negotiate shifting priorities and make compromises with other teams to achieve mutual goals.
  • Proven ability to attract, hire, and develop extraordinary engineers.
  • Lead a highly motivated and talented team of web engineers to deliver a robust product/feature set for the web platform alongside an ambitious Web Foundations agenda.
  • Insist upon the highest standards of development to promote performance and scalability of the web platform. Motivate your team to take on big challenges and celebrate the results.
  • Leverage agile methodologies and fine tune processes to ensure a robust and healthy software development lifecycle for your team.
  • Work with your team of engineers to identify trends in the industry to reap the benefits of enhanced tooling, technology and better leveraging of core dependencies.
  • Analyze the needs of multiple stakeholders to create and support projects that achieve organizational goals and address technical challenges.
  • Manage resourcing for your team and work alongside other teams to eliminate blockers in and among teams.
  • Coach, mentor and cultivate talent on your team. Evaluate members based on our engineering values/dimensions and provide constructive feedback to achieve personal and career goals.
  • Work hands on with the code base, reviewing code, helping shape the technical implementation details
  • Act as an individual contributor when necessary to help push projects and initiatives across the finish line
  • Promote a culture of documentation, mentorship and knowledge sharing within and across teams.
  • Define creative, high quality and straightforward roadmaps based on org strategy and vision. Manage and report on the status of a portfolio of projects involving web technology.
  • Track issues and proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Identify communication gaps, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities. Drive results proactively.
  • Lead cross-team projects and initiatives with product managers, engineering managers, and engineers, defining milestones, breaking down work, estimating efforts, driving the schedule through to launch.
  • Work productively in a fast-paced, cross-geo, remote-first environment.
  • Establish a long-term vision for the team’s growth.