Engineering Manager

ELEKS Engineering Management Office is looking for an Engineering Manager in Japan.


  • 10+ years of experience in software development
  • 3+ years of hands-on solution delivery experience, leading and guiding solution assessment, and delivery efforts
  • 1+ year experience leading the team
  • Solid experience in at least one mainstream programming language (Java, C++, .NET, JS, Python) having implemented large-scale products or custom projects
  • Experience in designing and implementing architectural solutions
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline or equivalent experience or non-university education
  • Fluent in both English and Japanese


  • Proactive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Client-oriented
  • Adaptability to modern technology
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to coordinate the team


  • Engineering Leadership:
  • Coordinate one or more development teams towards project delivery to ensure dependencies resolution and maximize delivery performance
  • Initiate and drive architecture decisions and development tasks in close collaboration with stakeholders
  • Coordinate team dynamics to achieve the best possible outcome for the project with the given team members; ensure everybody can contribute with their best strengths and team members compensate for each other’s weaknesses
  • Assign tasks needed to design and implement a software solution to ensure quality and performance of implementation alongside the ability to learn for the team members or team
  • Ensure process compliance in the assigned scope and participate in technical discussions/reviews to guarantee the quality of decisions made
  • Conduct evaluation of the program code quality, formalization, and algorithmizing of the given tasks in accordance with the technical specification or other regulations used in the company
  • Make decisions about deployment and software delivery (e.g. CD, branching/merging) approach
  • Make decisions about changes to the program code, and modify code if necessary
  • Solve technical issues and make key technical decisions, conduct technological research when needed
  • Facilitate mentorship or be a mentor for engineers to ensure their development
  • Participating in the planning of software implementation:
  • Analyze and agree on software architecture with stakeholders to ensure the architecture will fulfill the business need
  • Develop and/or review/confirm/improve (if such exist) key inputs to Project Plan as the scope of work, dependencies, critical path, team composition
  • Contain scope of work to meet product requirements and project constraints (duration, efforts)
  • Suggest options to the project manager for optimization in terms of technical scope, and product scope to meet the cost or time constraints
  • Actively participate in presenting and negotiating delivery plans with the client and other stakeholders to support decision-making to deliver quality solutions within project constraints
  • Work closely with the project manager and other project stakeholders to manage project constraints and client expectations
  • Control the execution of engineering tasks, and make appropriate engineering decisions regarding plans adjustment (software modules reuse, etc.):
  • Initiate changes to architecture and technical design and control their execution to adhere to changes in the Business or IT environment
  • Work closely with the QA team and engineers on critical situations (production issues, critical defects, etc.) and participate in follow-up root cause analysis exercises to design improvements to the process or solution
  • Identify and/or initiate project change requests
  • Analyze and estimate the impact (efforts, duration) of change request and present it to project stakeholders

What will you get with ELEKS

  • Above average compensation
  • Close cooperation with a customer
  • Challenging tasks
  • Competence development
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals
  • Dynamic environment with a low level of bureaucracy

ELEKS is a custom software development company. We deliver value to our clients, thanks to our expertise and experience gained from working as a software innovation partner since 1991.

Our 2000+ professionals located in the Delivery Centers across Eastern Europe and sales offices in Europe and North America, provide our clients with a full range of software engineering services. These include product development, QA, R&D, design, technology consulting and dedicated teams.

Diana Kubrak
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