Jobs / Product Manager
EN: none
JP: none
9M ~ 15M JPY
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

This role is a consulting position that demands collaborative work with both clients and colleagues within cross-functional product teams. Essential attributes include strong communication skills, technical proficiency, empathy, humility, and a thorough grasp of lean startup and agile values, principles, and methodologies.

Projects require decision-making that involves not only members of the client team, but sometimes even senior management, as appropriate. We are looking for someone who is willing to move forward with a project despite many uncertainties and who is willing to work together to develop a valuable product.

Operating within an early-stage team, this role is designed to be dynamic, seeking individuals capable of growing alongside the evolving demands of the team. Given its status as a new business line, you'll contribute to shaping the entire consulting framework at Code Chrysalis.


  • Engaging with client business stakeholders and domain experts to understand the product’s business context and identify critical business assumptions.
  • Defining high-level user stories in collaboration with Product Designers and based on product prototypes.
  • Facilitating discussions with software engineers to assess user stories' complexity and prioritize them on the product backlog.
  • Monitoring team delivery KPIs and proposing initiatives for improvement & providing delivery estimates based on team velocity.
  • Willingness to work in an agile product environment, rather than a waterfall one.
  • Transferring knowledge to the client.
  • Enabling client leadership to grow their own engineering practice.
  • Contributing to homegrown Code Chrysalis consulting methodologies and frameworks.


Need to Have:

  • 5+ years experience in software development, service operation, or consulting.
  • Proficient in defining KPIs and measurable success criteria, and continuously reviewing and evaluating them.
  • Ability to quickly understand clients' industry specialization and identify trends and opportunities.
  • Experience in business planning, including setting vision, formulating strategy, and designing product roadmaps.
  • Passion for skill enhancement, problem-solving, and engaging work.
  • Proficiency in training, mentoring, or upskilling others.
  • Adaptability to new environments and clients.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, enabling collaboration across diverse roles within product teams.

Nice to Have:

  • Experienced in lean and agile development
  • Experience in creating and managing development backlogs
  • Experience in conducting or supporting user research
  • Have taught other PMs
  • Have experience working as a designer or engineer
  • Knowledgeable about software architecture
  • Have knowledge of infrastructure

About the Company

Code Chrysalis helps people and companies transform through software engineering training. Our business is twofold:

  • for individuals, we have coding bootcamps and classes to make career shifts
  • for enterprise, we provide services for everything from reskilling to onboarding software teams

Our team has raised $1.4 million from Benesse, the largest education conglomerate in Japan, and our enterprise clientele includes some of the largest names.

We are the leading player in a massive and growing market to help enterprise in Japan upskill and reskill software engineering teams, but we are still early enough for you to make a big impact.

Employment Conditions

  • Contract Type: Full-time employee (including 3 months probationary period)
  • Working hours: 09:00~18:00 (1 hour lunch break, 8 hours work)
  • Flextime: Flexible working hours depending on role
  • Salary: 9M ~ 15M JPY (may vary depending on skills and experience)
  • Vacations: 2 days off per week, Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, annual paid vacations (20 days granted after the second year), childcare leave, menstrual leave, etc.
  • Various benefits: Includes employee pension insurance and social insurance
  • Transportation expenses paid
  • VISA acquisition support system available
  • Environment´╝ÜRemote work possible, free dress code, many employees are from overseas, diverse and inclusive workplace

Corporate Culture

Core Values

Are you ready to embark on a journey of transformation, shaping the future of software engineering? At Code Chrysalis, we're not just another tech company - we're a community driven by our core values, paving the way for authenticity, agility, and world-class excellence in everything we do.

  1. Be Authentic - Stand out, be transparent, and embrace your uniqueness. We champion courage over comfort, and we are building a culture where authenticity thrives!
  2. Minimum Viable Everything - Embrace speed, adaptability, and agility. We believe in iterating, experimenting, and failing fast to achieve our goals.
  3. Be World-Class - Pursue excellence, innovation, and global perspective. Together, we'll set the bar high, exceed expectations, and lead by example in our industry.

If you're passionate about making a difference, eager to learn and grow, and ready to push the boundaries of what's possible, we want YOU to join our team at Code Chrysalis!