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Head of Software Development
- Department head
- New role in Japan
About Our Client
Our client is ranked among the most admired companies in the world. They strive to constantly improve customer-experience and help people find and discover anything they want online. They employ the world's brightest minds, offering them an environment in which they can form strategies and make real impact to the business.
Our client's presence in Japan is growing fast, offering millions of products. Given their worldwide presence, it is a high priority, and in their best interest to speed up execution by enabling local ownership and control. In order to realize this local control and to continue to serve customers in Japan, they are investing in a Japanese technical team. This team will continue to expand and drive innovative development and operational management of features and platform services that support the unique needs of our Japanese businesses and the Japanese customer experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual to have a large impact on the evolution of business in Japan.
In this role, you will work with Software Development Engineers, Technical Program Managers, and Software Development Managers to develop ground-breaking, world-class services for our customers. We have a team culture that encourages innovation and we expect developers and management alike to take a high level of ownership for the product vision, technical architecture, and project delivery.
The Successful Applicant
*15+ years of software industry experience, with 10+ years of people management, in a highly matrix organization.
*Ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
*Strong business and technical vision; candidate has shaped an organization or business unit in previous experience.
*Experience managing and directing software testing resources such as QA Engineers, QA Technicians, and/or Software Developers with expertise in Test.
*Experience with the SCRUM methodology for agile software development.
*Experience designing software architectures for scalability, reliability and performance
What's on Offer
-Annual salary of up to 30M JPY depending on experience
-High profile company