R&D position in Natural Language Processing *No Japanese Required

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT Venture


Since its inception in 2005, the company has been a, if not the, dominant leader in the Japanese online dictionary industry. Its popular online product attracts 40 million users in Japan and abroad. That is to say at least 1 out of 4 Japanese are using their services and the market penetration rate at foreign language learning market in Japan can be over 90%.  Its tremendous success in the dictionary market also brought many other opportunities in related fields like international traveling, study abroad, translation, publication, consulting, etc. 


The company is proud to respect and have a diversity and flexible working hour support system. It has 4 employees from Europe, North America, East Asia, and ASEAN, and has facility/system to support childbearing mothers, LGBT and staffs who have other family commitment.  With an open-minded and performance driven culture, depending on the specific requirement of job, employees can work from their home if they want. And actually many do.


Now the company has 4 offices across Japan and 1 foreign subsidies. With an optimistic views about the future, the company is now trying to expand internationally and plan to add another 4 foreign offices on its global franchise. As a growing firm, they are actively hiring international talents like you to join the team and grow together.

Job Description

■Job Description

*The position is devided into 5 groups at the company. Please let us know which one you would like to apply to

1. Natural Language Processing

2. Machine Translation

3. AI

4. Voice Dialog System

5. Voice Recognition

・Research and develop software in the field of natural language processing

・Analyze and research theses,

・Manage all the process of implementations, tests and coding by HTML/CSS/JavaScript

・Produce and manage training data and test collection, cooperated with the marketing department

・The position does not require Japanese  


■Preferable Requirements

・Knowledge in stochastic language model and machine learning

・Major in Linguistic, natural language processing, mathematics or statics

・Skills in HTML/CSS/JavaScript/Java/C/C#/C++/PHP/Perl/Ruby/Python/SQL/


■Work Conditions


New graduate students: 250,000JPY monthly (Could be higher, depending on your skills and experience)

Mid careers:

Example) one who have 3 year experience

6.5 million JPY annually 〜 8 million JPY annually

・Bonuses: twice a year (June and December)

・Salary Promotion: once a year

・Holiday: Saturday and Sunday, The total is 126 days in a year

・Various social insurances are fully covered

・Work Site: Tokyo or Kyoto


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

How to Apply

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


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


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