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Engineering Manager

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Published:   2023/08/25




IT / Technology


¥ 12,000,000 Yearly
Primarily base salary with a discretionary bonus based on performance. (Subject to change)

Required language

English: Fluent


Annual paid leave, congratulatory or condolence leave, maternity leave, sick/injured child care leave, family care leave and etc.

Working hours

In principle, the working hours per day are 7 hours 45 minutes, and the working ours per week is 38 hours 45 minutes. Lunch break is 1 hour.

Reason for hiring

Company is growing, need more managers to manage the growing lead engineer team.


Tokyo (Within 23 wards)


Visa Required
Must have a visa to work in Japan


Your next company is a big name in Japan. A fintech company with a user adoption of more than half the population in Japan since its inception in 2018. The product management team is extremely diverse, with members from over 50 countries worldwide and with English as the primary language. (Japanese skills would be great to have but not necessary. As the leading smartphone payments company, its services are used widely across Japan. Moreover, the company has banking, insurance, investment, trust and credit services, providing a comprehensive product for finance to users like you and me.

As an Engineering Manager in the Product Division, you will:

  • Manage a team of engineers responsible for the timely and quality delivery of a given product or project.
  • Lead the team in its daily tasks, prioritise them, and make decisions based on changing business priorities.
  • Structure and facilitate the team’s workflow and development process.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders across the company to understand and translate their requirements into the team's technical requirements.
  • Fosters the team’s evolution and its member’s growth, including, but not limited to, 1:1s and performance evaluation.
  • Plan for future resource requirements and collaborate with the hiring efforts.


For overseas candidates:
  • Working visa and relocation support provided up to around 1,000,000 JPY, give or take.
  • Accommodation is provided for up to 1.5 months from the date of entry to Japan, and the expenses are tax deductible. 
  • Social Insurances
  • Full Flex Work
  • Full Remote in Japan
  • WFH Allowance up to 150,000/year
  • Other fringe benefits as well



  • Professional experience in a technical management or leadership role.
  • Have a technical mindset and understand complex systems design.
  • Have an extreme bias towards action. Basically, have the “Get Things Done” type of attitude.
  • Be solutions-oriented.
  • Be able to maintain high performance within a high-energy and fast-paced work environment.
  • Have excellent oral, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Being bilingual in English and Japanese is nice to have but not required. Proficiency in either language is acceptable.


  • Unparalleled speed: Discover for yourself the important things that need to be done and implement ways to reach the best results at the fastest speed possible for the organization.
  • Commitment: As a professional, commit to the growth and business goals of the organization and create impactful results by your ownership.
  • Logical thinking: Think logically and structurally to bring real communication.
  • Curiosity and questioning mind: Keep your curiosity about new things and your challenges along with a continuous questioning mind and enjoy such circumstances in a future-oriented manner.
  • Problem-solving: Take a proper approach towards both explicit and potential business/organization challenges to lead solutions involving others.
  • True opinion and communication skills: Communicate your opinions to others in a flat manner to ensure mutual understanding and to keep things moving forward.
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