Product Manager (Web API: 3579)

Job Type
3,350 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


The API Service Group in the Software Services Enablement Department manages API products and services that empower services throughout the entire Group. You will lead a talented and agile team to drive product development to exceed client expectations while continuously pushing through strategic initiatives. You will also run and maintain enterprise level services under heavy load at the highest possible service level and quality. This is a great opportunity to start or continue career growth into a technical management position.

- Promote products and services to other teams
- Create and execute product roadmap with the development team
- Prioritize product backlog including business driven feature requests and strategic technical initiatives
- Answer client inquiries about products and services
- Announce upcoming changes to product and services to clients
- Schedule releases with both external and internal stakeholders
- Communicate quickly and accurately with clients in an agile environment
- On site monitoring for special promotion events which bring heavy traffic to our system
- Participate in on call shift rotation for system monitoring and off hours troubleshooting

【会社概要 | Company Details】

Our client is a large global Internet service company that has enjoyed sustained growth as they continue to expand their business in various new areas and industries. This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment in Japan. Our client actively strives to be an equal opportunity employer, and they have many female and foreign nationals in upper management positions. Their brand has also gained global recognition as they sponsor some of the world's most famous sports teams. Our client prides themselves in providing a comfortable working environment for their employees. Engineers are welcome to choose their own setup (Windows/Mac, etc.); whatever makes them comfortable! Free meals are also provided at the company cafeteria. Their chefs work to create exciting new menus and dishes, so employees never get tired of the food!
【就業時間 | Working Hours】
9:00 - 17:30(Mon - Fri)
【休日休暇 | Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays
【待遇・福利厚生 | Services / Benefits】

各種社会保険完備(厚生年金保険、健康保険、労災保険、雇用保険)、 屋内原則禁煙(屋外に喫煙所あり)、 通勤交通費支給等

Social insurance, Transportation Fee, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.

Required Skills

- Experience developing or managing APIs or an API gateway
- Deep understanding common API gateway features
- Understanding of core technologies related to APIs and web services
- Ability to communicate clearly about technical topics concisely in English (both verbal and written)

Preferred Skills

- Understanding of API best practices
- Team leadership or management experience
- Experience working with different stakeholders with conflicting interests
- Knowledge of Rakuten services in Japan