Project Manager



Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As an integral part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.
About Cognite and Cogniters
Cognite is a global leader in industrial software with our Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion®, at the core. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. We enable enterprises to harness complex industrial data and transform it into actionable insights, driving efficiency and innovation.
Our values:
Impact: Cogniters strive to make an impact in all that they do. We are result-oriented, always asking ourself “ How do I add value to my team, to my company, and- most importantly - to our customers”?
Ownership: Cogniters embrace a culture of ownership. We go beyond our comfort zones to contribute to the greater good, fostering inclusivity and share responsibilities for challenges and success.
Relentless: Cogniters are relentless in our pursuit of innovation, We are determined and deliverbate (never ruthless or reckless), facing challenges head- on and viewing setbacks as opportunities for growth.
In Global Customer Success, being the second largest department in Cognite, we are building a quality company that helps our customers (and employees!) achieve their desired outcomes with Cognite. We take ownership to ensure that value moves beyond a paper exercise, and is being realized in practice. We have a relentless focus on innovation, and making sure we fully utilize our peoples' capabilities. We strive for happy and thriving employees, working with engaged customers to expand their usage and impact, and bring back feedback to improve our products. Within Global Customer Success, we have a particular emphasis on developing repeatable and scalable offerings to maximize the outcomes of our investments as a company.

A typical day as a Cogniter will contain the following tasks & responsibilities

  • Spearhead teams driving our customers' digital transformations, liberating and maximizing the value of their data.
  • You will lead projects, some co-lead or lead buy partners
  • All the while collaborating with Data Scientists, Solution Architects, and Domain Experts to design, develop, and operationalize digital solutions across various industries.
  • Serving as a crucial link between customers and Cognite's engineering and product management teams
  • Your ability to communicate effectively, solve complex problems, and comprehend intricate technology is paramount.

We believe most of these should match your experience

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Math, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in technical (software) project management, digital transformation, or software consulting.
  • Passion for driving change and creating success for customers, with multiple stakeholders and partners involved.
  • Enthusiasm for overcoming challenges and setting ambitious, innovative goals.
  • Proven ability to take initiative, build strong teams, and cultivate customer and partner relationships.
  • Capability to thrive in a dynamic, ambiguous working environment, yet be able to add structure to our deliveries.
  • Familiarity with IoT, cloud solutions, or machine learning models is a plus.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to navigate stakeholder landscapes.
  • Willingness to travel, if necessary.

Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀

A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter:

  • Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
  • A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
  • Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
  • Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion™, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @CogniteData or LinkedIn:
Equal Opportunity
Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment at work and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive the same level of consideration for employment; everyone we hire will receive the same level of consideration for training, compensation, and promotion.
We ask for gender as part of our application because we want to ensure equal assessment in the recruitment process. Your answer will help us reach this commitment! However, the question about gender is optional and your choice not to answer will not affect the assessment of your application in any way.