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Engineering Manager

Drivemode Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support

About Drivemode

Drivemode Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Drivemode has built a mobile-based connected vehicle platform which integrates directly with the vehicle to bring key communication and navigation features, while putting your vehicle’s data right at your fingertips. Our products are used by millions of riders and drivers in over 150 countries.

Key benefits

  • Small team that plays big
  • Language learning support
  • Brand new office

About the position

As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for creating and leading Drivemode’s multicultural engineering team. You’ll be committed to maximizing organization output in cooperation with product managers and other leaders to support the delivery of company goals and objectives in research, development, quality, deployment, and maintenance of our products.

We are looking for an engineering management professional with extensive knowledge and experience in organizational development and software project management as well as familiarity with mobile apps, backend and infrastructure technologies, who has a strong interest in leading and developing a diverse team in a diverse organization. We look forward to hearing from you!

You Will Do:

Product Development:

  • Ensure efficiency across development process for several products and projects
  • Enforce code quality / code reviews for better product developments as well as for motivating engineers on creativity
  • Program management for the successful delivery of products
  • Bridge teams with our parent company for smoother operations and communication

People Management:

  • Manage one of the top engineering teams in Tokyo
  • Appropriately assign team members in positions to fulfil both personal growth of team members and company objectives
  • Plan and execute training programs to further develop the potential of Drivemode’s Engineering team
  • Mentor engineers for professional development and monitor their progress

Qualifications - Required:

  • 5+ years of experience training and managing multicultural engineering teams
  • Have managed engineering teams of 10 or more engineers
  • Strong experience planning and managing software projects
  • Hands on experience in Agile and Lean teams operations
  • Hands-on experience in app development, Android or iOS, preferably both
  • Familiar with backend and infrastructure technologies
  • Ability to communicate across teams: Design, Marketing, Legal and other Engineering teams
  • Language: Fluent in English

Qualifications - Plus:

  • Language: Business level or higher in Japanese
  • Experience working in and managing remote teams
  • Experience working in wireless protocols such as WiFi and Bluetooth
  • Experience in electronics

Meet Drivemode's Developers

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