FAQ for Screening Process

Frequently asked questions regarding the screening process for Software Engineer positions.

I applied to HENNGE in the past. Can I re-apply?

Yes, you may apply again to HENNGE. However, we suggest waiting for 9 -12 months before applying again. As we believe the amount of time would make you a more qualified candidate. 

It shows an error when reapplying. What should I do?

Since at HENNGE, one email address is tied to one coding challenge, please use another email to register for the coding challenge.

What is the screening process? How long will it take?

After applying to HENNGE, you should receive a link to the coding challenge. If passed the coding challenge and document screening, we will move on to the interview stage.

The interview process may vary depending on the position. Generally, there will be three to four rounds of interviews. During the interview process, you will have a chance to meet potential teams to join and our CEO/CTO. HENNGE holds all the interview process online.

It will take roughly one and a half months to complete the whole process if everything goes smoothly.

Can you provide a reason why my application got rejected?

We are afraid that we cannot provide specific details on the results of the application process. Since our recruitment process is highly competitive, we value candidates who have: 

  • ・High quality of code for the coding challenge.
  • ・Previous experience related to Cloud Infrastructure.
  • ・Similar technology stacks with HENNGE.
  • ・Strong motivation for applying to the position. 

Please keep in mind that things at HENNGE are evolving. There could be a fit for you further along. We encourage you to keep an eye on our career page for future opportunities.

I am abroad. Can I apply?

Yes, you may apply while being abroad. HENNGE strives for a diverse working environment, and we welcome talent around the world to apply. 

Can I work entirely remotely?

To adapt to the current Covid-19 situation, HENNGE encourages our members to work from home. However, we do not provide a fully remote position at the moment. Selected candidates are required to relocate to Japan to comply with Japanese labor law.

Can I apply to multiple positions (back-end, front end and/or GIP) at the same time?

Yes, you may apply to more than one position at a time. However, please note that each position has its coding challenge. 

Does HENNGE provide a relocation package?

We provide support such as flight itineraries and visa applications to ensure a smooth onboarding process for our new hires.

What kind of personal data does HENNGE collect and how?

We will collect a variety of personal data, including your name, email address, educational and work history, and other information described in your resume or otherwise related to you.

We may collect your personal data from your application forms, resumes, or through interviews or other forms of assessment. We may also collect your personal data from other sources such as staff agencies or other job listing platforms.

For what purposes will my personal data be used?

We will use your personal data before, during, and after the recruitment process for data analysis purposes, which contribute to improving our recruiting activities in the future. We will stop retaining your personal data, once HENNGE stops all the direct recruiting activities.

Will my personal data be disclosed or shared with third parties?

We may disclose and share your personal data to our group entities and to the third-party service providers in accordance with GDPR for the purpose stated above. Such disclosure or sharing may involve transferring of personal data out of the EEA.

In such cases, we will implement proper safeguards, including entering into standard data protection clauses approved by the European Commission (Article 46(2)(C) and (5) GDPR).

What kind of rights do I hold for my personal data?

You have the following rights for your personal data.

  • ・The right to obtain information regarding the processing of your personal data.
  • ・The right to access your personal data.
  • ・The right to rectify and erase your personal data.
  • ・The right to restrict the processing of personal data. 
  • ・The right to object to processing your personal data.
  • ・The right of data portability of personal data.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please send an email request to