Haptics Engineer (Software or Hardware) at Silicon Valley Style Company

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT Venture

About

This company has a mission to become World’s No.1 in Haptics technology field. By digitalizing tactile sensation and expanding contents, they are creating the next leve of virtual reality that transcends current VR/AR. 

 

This company develops and produces devices using 3D Haptics Technology.
3D Haptics Technology fosters an illusion in the human brain by combining neuroscience and engineering. It enables people to “feel” and “touch” the virtual objects in the air.

 

Many researches have done VR technology lately. However, as virtual information of sight and hearing becomes more realistic, people feel more unsatisfied about lack of tactile impression. 3D Haptics Technology solves this problem by offering the experience of tactile impression.

When you put the small device this company produces on the tip of finger, you can experience several feelings such as being pulled or have sense smooth and/or rough objects in the air. This technology can be used in not only game, but also in many fields including automobile and robots.

 

Currently, most of the clients are leading VR/AR companies, device manufacturer and contents producers in the United States.

 

Recommendation points from Active Connector:
• All employees can speak English or study English very hard
• Business is going very well and it is very promising

 

Corporate profile:
• Number of employees is about 10
• Planning to get listed in the stocks on stock market by 2019 fall

 

Corporate culture:
• There is no dress code.  You can wear jeans or slippers.
• The environment is like American startup company
• Main office is located where many laboratories are around.

• Engineers can have business trips about 3 times a year (US, Taiwan, Singapore, etc.)
• You can possibly participate in GDC (the largest conference for game developer in the US)
• This company values work-life balance

Job Description

Job description:

There are two job openings:

1) Hardware engineer: work on designing /testing electronic circuit of products and designing trial machinery.

communicate with foreign clients in English.

 

2) Software engineers:  

work on developing SDK, application and services about 3D Haptics Technology.

communicate with foreign clients in English.

 

Career path:
The company will try to help you prepare the career path in line with your career development plan/goal.

If they launch a foreign office, you will have a opportunity to work there. However, in case you wish to stay in Japan, you can work at Japanese office.

 

Rquirement: 
No Japanes is required as long as you try to communicate with other employees in easy Japanese words.

• Interest in the product of company
• Experience in hardware or software engineering
• C++ for software engineers
• Advanced knowledge and experience of research or working about any of skills below:
-Open GL
-Direct X
-3DCG
-Unity
-Microcomputer
-Arduno
-Raspberry Pi
-Electronic circuit
-Video Game

 

They look for those: 
Who can enjoy and motivate oneself to work at this company rather than who complains and has negative feeling about job and company.

 

Work conditions

Salary:

 based on skill and experience.
(Example)
Basic level:300,000-400,000yen/month
Leader level:400,000-500,000yen/month
Manager level:500,000-600,000yen/month
Senior level:800,000yen/month

• Bonus: included in annual salary
• Pay raise: once a year (April)
• Housing allowance if you live in Tsukuba (30,000yen/month)
• Stock option/ Transaction value division in case of M&A
• Working hour: Flextime (core-time: 10:00-16:00)
• Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, Golden Week, etc

 

Overtime work:
There is necessary overtime work during busy period. However, they will take holiday in other seasons instead.
There is not such culture that senior employees force you to stay late.

 

*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*

How to Apply

 

 

 

If you are interested in this position, please apply here with the relevant Japanese and English CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 

 

First the organization will be screening your resume and .  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

 

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