Intern-Project Manager

Consulting Tokyo, Japan

Project Manager Intern
Liferay is the leading provider of digital enterprise open source platform and collaboration software products. With offices in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, Liferay offers professional services, technical support, custom development and professional training for many Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

Liferay is looking for a Project Manager/Business Analyst Intern who has a hunger to put their knowledge to the test and apply it to real world projects.  The internship is hands-on, rigorous, and FUN! - but that’s largely dependent on you.

Your work will include but not limited to:

  • Learn industry standards, best practices, and team conventions in Software Development.
  • Participate in an agile process to clarify requirements, manage your own delivery and obtain feedback on your deliverables.
  • Learn software development lifecycle and leverage Liferay’s suite of products and platform.
  • Use a structured approach to capture, define, gather and analyze client requirements by working with clients and other team members KNOW 
  • Understand client needs and translate into portal and integration functionality
  • Assist project team with:
    • Transforming requirements gathered into individual technology and operational tasks
    • Assigning timelines to each individual tasks
    • Participating in release planning and coordination
    • Managing scope and requirement changes
    • Prioritizing tasks with the larger team
    • Develop a business case
    • Track through requirement progress and clear any project roadblocks
  • Assessing capability gaps and organizational readiness both with clients and internally
  • Following Liferay’s Services methodology for delivery 
  • Begin to research client domain 
  • Take ownership of tasks assigned. 

Dates, Days, Time: Min 12 hrs per week.  Mon-Fri 9:30-18:00       
*flexible schedule

Location: #101, 6-7, Ebisunishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 〒150-0021

Qualifications:  

  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver
  • No Japanese required but preferred
  • Computer Science or Business Management related Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required.
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver
  • Knowledge of Software development concepts
  • Beginning Agile Project Management Experience
  • Able to manage time and stick to a schedule
  • Enjoys research and discovery