Technical Product Manager, Private Data Management Platform - Global Ad Technology Department (GATD)

Job Summary

  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Partial remote
  • Apply from Anywhere
Language Requirements
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Business
Key skills
  • Project management
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Job Description

Job Role

Product Manager

Job Description

Department Overview The Global Ad Technology Department (GATD) manages the whole of the advertising systems that power Rakuten. We are a cross-functional and data-driven organization working together in a diverse team spread across five countries: Japan, Singapore, India, China and UK. GATD Website: https://corp.rakuten.co.jp/careers/feature/adtech/en/ Our vision is to empower our internal and external stakeholders by providing data driven marketing solutions by developing the Ad delivery, Tracking, Reporting and Data Sync Platforms. Joining us, you will be able to challenge yourself in a wide range of technologies in the frontline of heavy traffic large scale ad applications and platforms, including high performance system development and big data processing systems. Position: Why We Hire We are looking for a technical product manager for private DMP system which serves the central role of Rakuten's digital advertising activities.   Position Details Product Development - Involve in product roadmap building together with business product owners and technical product leads. - Identify requirements, write product specification and outline design in each feature development. - Design and document interfaces in internal / external system integration. - Collaborate with developers' team to produce new systems. - Plan and manage progress of multiple parallel projects under the product and ensure that deadlines are met. - Stay up-to-date with digital marketing technologies and technical developments. Product Management and Maintenance - Take responsibility for reporting to stakeholders in the cases of releasing new features and promoting usage. - Evaluate current features, plan functional additions and improvements to evolve the product road map. - Liaise with users to track additional requirements and features. - Support developers team by stakeholder communication and reporting when troubleshooting is necessary. - Maintain the service / system stability together with developers team.

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

- 5 years of requirement analysis experience - requirement definition, system outline design and technical documentations. - 3 years of system development experience. (especially web service and batch systems) - 3 years of project management skills with methodologies such as water-fall and agile. - Proven experience of project and client communication in Japanese speaking environment. - Cross country project working experience. - Good problem-solving attitude and competency as a self-starter.

Preferred qualifications

- Working experience with database; Big data technology experience is more than welcomed. - Working experience with systems in digital ad ecosystem or DMP. - Working record of digital marketing industry or ad campaigns operation/analysis is a plus. - User technical support or pre-sales engineer experience of any platform service or package software.

Job Details

Employment type
Japan, Tokyo
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Remote work
Partial remote
Working hours
9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
・2 days off per week (Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays are holidays)
・10-20 days of annual paid vacation (the minimum number of days is the number of days granted after six months of employment)
・120 days off per year
In addition, year-end and New Year vacations, paid vacation, congratulation or condolence leave, maternity and paternity leave, etc.
*Once a year, you can take 9 to 12 consecutive holidays by using the long vacation (Success Vacation) system.
Employee benefits
・Commuting allowance
・Housing allowance
・Health insurance
・Employee pension insurance
・Unemployment insurance
・Workers' accident compensation insurance
・Retirement allowance system
Supplemental education and qualification support
・English learning support (in-house TOEIC(R) test IP test, English conversation, etc.)
・Career challenge system (challenge the department of your choice)
・Job return system (rehiring system for those who retired due to marriage, childbirth, nursing care, etc.), etc.
・Stock Option Plan
・Cafeteria system with three free meals
・LILO Club (preferential treatment at sports clubs, accommodations, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.)
・LILO Club (sports clubs, lodging, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.) (Running, mountain climbing, cooking, etc., part of the expenses paid by the company)
・Reward system
・Free English conversation lessons by native English speakers
・Support system for certification acquisition
・Qualification support system, etc.
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