Cloud Infrastructure Engineer


About PayPay

PayPay is a fintech company that has grown to over 58M users since its launch in 2018. Our team is hugely diverse with members from over 40 different countries. To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm; the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technology, we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.Our biggest competitor is "cash". We seek people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed, and promote PayPay with professionalism and passion.

Job Description

PayPay is looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to work on our Cloud Based payment system infrastructure to deliver the best payment experience for our growing customers base. Team Missions

Design and implement sustainable cloud and platform services

Enable Self-service model and autonomy in Product Divisions

Ensure fast, robust and secure cloud and platform service delivery

Devise scalable and efficient cloud and platform service operations

Primary Responsibilities

Architect and build a robust, scalable and stable infrastructure

Architect and build Infrastructure that is easily maintainable during patching and upgrades without downtime

Architect and build Infrastructure with AWS/GCP regional level failure tolerance

Work together with our Security Engineers to provision a secure Infrastructure

Automations for AWS or GCP Deployments to ensure fast delivery of Cloud Services to our developers

Provide through Automations means for developers to easily deploy resources on AWS and GCP

Tech Stack


IAM, VPC, EC2, Lambda, Cloudfront, S3, CloudWatch, WAF, AWS SSO, Athena, SQS, Global Accelerator, Cognito, KMS, Secrets Manager, RDS, DynamoDB, ECS, EKS, ECR, Elasticsearch, MSK, Elasticache and other data stores


VPC, CloudNAT, Storage, Cloud Armor, Load Balancer, GKE, BigQuery, Storage & Google Analytics

Terraform, Jenkins, Github Actions, Atlantis, NewRelic, Prometheous, Grafana, ArgoCD 


More than 5 years of technical experience in Multicloud - AWS & GCP based Infrastructure solution design and build

Has maintained over 200 servers in a production, customer facing cloud environment

Ability to demonstrate high degree of ownership in a Production environment

Experience in production level Infrastructure change management and releases for High traffic & business-critical systems

Experience in Disaster recovery for cloud systems and improvements for RTO and RPO

Good understanding of Cloud security best practices and payment industry compliance standards

Experience in production incident management and cross team collaboration

PayPay DevOps emphasizes automation. Demonstrated skill with the following are required:


Shell Scripting


Extensive technical hands-on experience of Computing, Storage and Analytical Services on Cloud(AWS) (Nice to have GCP Skills in similar areas)

Experience with IAC tools in AWS such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, cloudrun

Experience with Linux Internals and System Administration

Experience with Cloud Services Monitoring, Detection and Response

Experience in Cloud Services Performance Tuning, cost controls and management

Experience in Cloud Infrastructure Service patching and upgrades

Have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in either Japanese or English

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and above in a technology related field

Experience with other cloud service providers (e.g GCP)

Experience using and contributing to Open Source tools

Published papers / blogs / articles - Experience in managing IT compliance and security risk

Bilingual in English and Japanese is nice to have, but not required

PayPay 5 senses

Please refer PayPay 5 senses to learn what we value at work

Opportunity located in India is also available (for Indians only)!

Pay2 Development Center was established in Gurugram, India in October 2022 as a second development center of PayPay. We are also actively hiring Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join us at Pay2 Development Center: https://boards.greenhouse.io/pay2dc

Working Conditions  Employment Status

Full Time

Office Location

WFA(Work From Anywhere at Anytime)  

Remote Job 

You can live anywhere in Japan 

Work Hours

Super Flex Time (No Core Time)

In principle, 10:00am-6:45pm (actual working hours: 7h45m + 1h break)


Every Sat/Sun/National holidays (In Japan)/New Year's break/Company-designated Special days

Paid leave

Annual leave (up to 14 days in the first year, granted proportionally according to the month of employment. Can be used from the date of hire)

Personal leave (5 days each year, granted proportionally according to the month of employment) *PayPay's own special paid leave system, which can be used to attend to illnesses, injuries, hospital visits, etc., of the employee, family members, pets, etc.


Annual salary paid in 12 installments (monthly)

Based on skills, experience, and abilities

Reviewed twice a year

Special Incentive once a year *Based on company performance and individual contribution and evaluation

Late overtime allowance, Work from anywhere allowance (JPY100,000)


Social Insurance (health insurance, employee pension, employment insurance and compensation insurance)


Language Learning support

Translation/Interpretation support

VISA sponsor + Relocation support

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Design, DevOps, Cloud, Engineer and Linux jobs that are similar:

$50,000 — $85,000/year

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