Project Manager (SW, AI)

Job Title: Project Manager (SW, AI)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, United States
Salary: 7500000 - 11000000
Reference: 10294
Contact Name: Dana Greenfield
Job Published: June 20, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Seeking a Project Manager with a technical background, preferably with experience in Unity, git and agile development.


  • Deeply understand user, business, and product needs
  • Create product plans, milestones, and detailed deliverable requirements so the product team can concentrate on execution, working closely with stakeholders.
  • Analyze and determine capacity planning, staffing requirements and productivity rates to deliver milestones on time - and know early when there are risks as to solve any issues that inevitably comes up
  • Act as scrum master for agile production
  • Hands-on to create and manage the tickets to make sure the precise language used can be understood by engineer team; supervise each ticket and overall project progress
  • Drive complex engineering tasks of design, evaluation, problem solving, analysis and planning to support logistics operations
  • Work closely with others in the development and application of automation to increase production quality, efficiency, or volume
  • Interface with customer for tactical and strategic planning
  • Good communication skills – Accurate reporting, impeccable presentation skills, ability to listen and understand needs
  • Analyze material and operational flows and deliver solutions
  • Monitor performance metrics and measurements related to individuals, teams, and processes
  • Directs, organizes, and arranges Lean and other process improvement projects
  • Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Support Quality Assurance function as and when required


  • Degree in engineering related field
  • Minimum 4 years involved in any component of product development
  • Minimum 2 years product management and delivery experience
  • Understanding of HCD concepts
  • Understanding of what unity technical components such as custom shaders, camera and physics components
  • Experience with and understanding of Scrum / Kanban and agile methodology C#, C++ and Python
  • Experience with cross platform deployments
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate in verbal and written
  • English fluently
  • Strong project management and organization skills with the ability to prioritize in demanding environments with tight deadlines
  • Ability to speak Japanese