Product Manager, Web

  • Remote OK - Worldwide
  • Full-time
  • March 7, 2024
Conditions
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7,000,000 - 12,000,000 JPY /yr
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Apply from Anywhere 👍
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Requirements
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Language Requirements
Japanese: Fluent
English: Business Level
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Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

Why we are hiring

We are hiring a Product Manager who deeply understands the global software test automation market and its challenges. In this role, you will join as a Product Manager for Autify for Web and contribute to the evolution of our products. You will be responsible for gathering quantitative and qualitative data to solve customers' burning needs and collaborating with the rest of the product team to define the roadmap for our products. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Project Management
    • Stakeholder communication: You will be the first point of contact and liaison between your stakeholders and your engineering team; your collaboration skills will help to clarify scope, manage expectations, and communicate on achievements and progress.
    • Delivery management: Planning short, mid, and long-term project roadmaps through clear iterative deliverables while considering the team's capability and priorities in order to optimize the velocity of your project delivery.
    • Result evaluation: Analyzing beforehand the expected value of your project in our market, you will be documenting, reporting, and evaluating the results that the project delivered and planning the next set of improvements based on post-release conclusions.
  • Product Management
    • Understand burning needs: Identify customers’ burning needs by conducting customer interviews and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data to dig deeper into their problems.
    • Market analysis: Deeply analyze the market by tracking competitors, understanding our strengths and weaknesses, and building a strategy to position ourselves properly.
    • Product strategy: Defining quarterly or longer goals of the product and connecting them to business outcomes, building a strategy and feature/product plans to achieve them by analyzing the current challenges.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Experience managing stakeholders, including sales teams, engineering teams, managers, and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and build a strong software product through collaboration between internal teams.
  • Strong leadership to envision the product’s future and plan/execute steps to achieve it while collaborating across departments.
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing high-level documentation, text-based collaboration, and conducting in-depth verbal communication with internal teams and customers.
  • Strong data analysis skills, with demonstrable experience using analytics tools in a previous role.
  • Native-level Japanese (required for communication with customers and partners).
  • Business-level English (required for internal and external communication).

 

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of B2B SaaS product management and business models.
  • Technical understanding of E2E test automation and software testing in general.
  • Experience in managing a fast-growing product.
  • Experience in managing products targeting both Japanese and global markets.

 

Desired personality traits

  • Keenness to listen to customers and explore how to solve their problems.
  • Ability to identify steps to keep the product progressing in a dynamically changing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and carry out necessary steps.
  • Thrives in an environment with the freedom to explore options and learn from outcomes.
  • Enjoys collaborating with team members.

Autify, Inc. is a start-up company founded in San Francisco by a team of engineers who were the first Japanese team to graduate from the top US accelerator Alchemist Accelerator. With the mission to increase creativity with the power of tech, we develop and provide Autify, an AI-based software test automation platform.

Markets are changing rapidly, and there is a demand for quick software releases. Agile development has become mainstream; on a global scale, 92% of developer teams adopt agile development, 71% of which aim to release at least once a week. With such a rapid cycle, manual verification is too time-consuming, and there is an urgent need for automation. Our services can solve these critical challenges and make our clients a competitive advantage in software development.

Over 300 companies have begun using their service since its official release in October 2019, and that number is continuing to grow.

QA’s global budget is said to reach over $1 trillion. We are rapidly expanding our service reach internationally to win this vast global market.

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