Project Manager/ Consulting Business/ Japanese N2 or above




Posted on 2021/09/06
Job type Project/Product Manager
Programming language Java Script/ Type script
Filter by IT skills Javascript
Filter by years of experience 3 - 5 Years
Salary min ¥6,500,000 (annual)
Salary max ¥10,000,000 (annual)
Filter by Japanese skill Business level (Intermediate)
English level None
Ref ID 6147
Job appeal Remote work; Flex time; Lots of benefits & Allowances; Flat organizational structure; lead/ PM

Japanese language proficiency N2 intermediate or higher

System development PM or PL experience (3 years or more. Experience in any industry is not required.

Experience in upstream processes such as requirements definition and design

Vendor control experience

Code review experience

Experience of dealing with customers in Japan

Good to have

Knowledge of e-commerce and retail distribution

Experience of managing more than 30 person a month in total

Experience of developing systems in a LAMP environment

Experience in contract development

About the company

  • Consulting business

  • System integration business

  • System development business using enterprise frameworks

  • Development of systems using enterprise frameworks (EC, shop operations, marketing areas, reservations, CRM, etc.)

  • Development of in-house software products such as ORANGE series

  • Digital marketing business

  • R&D technology solution development business

Work Responsibilities


  • Our client is looking for a Project Manager for a new system development project based on EC know-how. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global company who are looking to expand their business.

  • The mission is to ensure the quality and delivery of a complex and diverse system that releases a grand DX strategy that cannot be achieved with SaaS cart services such as Shopify or BASE.

  • In the future, you will be a project manager for large scale systems (100+ person-months) and will be responsible for leading projects that help major companies solve their business challenges and create new business models.

  • The main client is a retail business. Our main clients are retail businesses, including department stores, apparel and specialty shops, with sales of at least tens of billions of yen and up to one trillion yen.

  • Over the past few years we have also been approached by companies outside the retail sector.

  • We are working with real estate companies and general trading companies on a variety of projects that link web services to the real world, such as an interior system including QR gates for a huge building complex, and an RFID link system for a shopping mall and e-commerce.

  • We have been an early adopter of DX in the retail industry for many years, as new lifestyles have taken hold and EC demand continues to grow.

  • We've built a number of partnerships with some of Japan's most recognisable clients as a result of our speed, attention to detail and trial-and-error approach.

  • Our team is made up of people who want to work with more discretion, meet the expectations of our clients with speed, and take on the challenges of large-scale projects.

  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of forward-thinking individuals who are ready to take on the challenge of developing a completely new DX model that no one else has yet achieved, and to help drive the company's growth as a front-runner for retail innovation in Japan.


  • Assigned to a development PJ based on any of the microservice platform "REBLITZ", EC package "EC-ORANGE", and tablet POS system "ORANGE POS" of our own products.

  • Depending on the scale of the project, we will leave the role as PM or PL. ・ Negotiation with internal and external stakeholders such as clients and external vendors.

  • Ensuring quality and delivery through requirement definition, basic design, code review, overall schedule adjustment.

Preferred Personality

  • Someone who is a tough negotiator.

  • The ability to adapt flexibly to complex client environments and situations.

  • A proven track record in client matters, often exceeding client expectations

  • Flexible and proactive planning, with the ability to drive projects forward with minimal risk

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage and grow teams.

  • A strong sense of justice.

Development Environment

  • Front-end: JavaScript/TypeScript, Vue.js, Nuxt.js

  • Backend: Java, Spring Boot

  • Database: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Redis

  • Container: Docker, Amazon ECS

  • Infrastructure: AWS (EC2, ECS, Fargate, Lambda, ELB, RDS, ElastiCache, CloudFront, S3) - Configuration management: AWS CDK (CloudFormation), Packer

  • Monitoring: Datadog

  • Logging: Elasticsearch, Kibana

  • CI/CD: Jenkins, CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy

  • Version control: Git (Bitbucket)

  • Task management: Jira, Confluence

  • Communication: Slack

  • Tools: Swagger, Storybook

  • Development Methodology: Agile, Scrum

Organizational Structure

Total employees: 110 (2-3 international employees)

60% of employees are engineers

Working Hours

Standard working hours: 9:30 - 18:30

Core hours: 11:00 - 15:00

Flexible working hours: 7:00 - 11:00; 15:00 - 22:00

*Remote working is encouraged

*We encourage employees to come into the office one or two days a week to communicate with us.

Welfare and Benefits

  • Various types of social insurance (employment, worker's accident compensation, health, and welfare pension)

  • Telework allowance (5,000 yen per month)

  • Transportation allowance (actual expenses paid)

  • Monthly award system

  • Monthly commendation system

  • Club activity support system (activity fee support available)

  • Maternity and childcare leave system

  • Shortened working hours system

  • Book purchase system

  • Purchase experience subsidy system (up to 5,000 yen)

  • Employee referral rewards system

  • Head office get-together system (company-funded get-together every two months)

  • Lunch with the President (Welcome Lunch) after 3 months of employment

  • Employee stock ownership plan, etc.


~More than 125 days off per year

  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday), national holidays

  • Paid annual leave

  • Congratulations or Condolences leave

  • Summer and New Year holidays

  • Birthday leave

  • Maternity and childcare leave system

Evaluation Process

  • 2 online interviews

  • No tests


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