Job ID : 1087455 Date Updated : November 23rd, 2020
Delivers innovative network solutions

Regional Manager, Quality

Hiring Company Ciena Communications Japan, Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 12 million yen

Job Description

What will you do at Ciena

The Quality Account Manager will work closely with Ciena’s internal/external customers and other QA engineers in collaboration to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.  


The QAM is responsible for tracking and identifying causes of customer impacting issues, found either internally or externally, and for driving cross functional teams to understand how they occurred, and implementing upstream preventive actions and holistic hardware and software integrated processes. This role will act as a subject matter expert within the Global Quality Team, bridging the expertise within the Ciena R&D teams and the customer facing Quality Management activities.



  • Analyzing and communicating customer results with the appropriate teams

  • Directly working with account teams and customers on customer needs.

  • Monitoring and reporting appropriate metrics that track our continuous improvements in quality

  • Creating a cross-functional, collaborative working approach to addressing customer quality concerns

  • Recommending and implementing changes to Ciena’s quality assurance procedures

  • Participating in the day-to-day QA activities, supporting the Global Customer base

  • Review requirements with developers and other QA engineers for consistency and accuracy

  • Participate in the use of established test processes and methodologies

  • Work with other departmental staff to achieve QA team objectives

  • Take on other duties, and special projects as needed.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Strong knowledge of customer baselines, and overall telecom equipment.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time, often with changing requirements as scrum team needs may dictate

  • Must be detail oriented, reliable and have the ability to work both in a team environment and alone with minimal direction and supervision

  • Experience with finding the root cause of defects in a complex platforms environment

  • Some familiarity with Network Element SONET/SDH/Ethernet

  • Strong and demonstrated desire for a career path in QA engineering

  • Ability to speak both English and Japanese fluently.

  • Analytical, detailed thinker with strong technical skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment where virtual teams will deliver results

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Strong work ethic with ability to work flexible hours, including evening and weekends.

  • Must be a team player, draws energy and drive in working with others.

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field.

  • Minimum 5 years of proven quality experience

  • Documented training and certifications desired.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
  • Tozai Line, Takebashi Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 12 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Hiring Company Information

Ciena Communications Japan, Ltd.

Regional Manager, Quality - 1087455

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio (Almost) All Japanese

Company Description

CIENA Corporation delivers innovative network solutions to the world’s largest service providers and enterprises, increasing the cost-efficiency of current services while enabling the creation of new carrier-class data services built upon the existing network infrastructure.