Researcher at innovative deep learning startup (Receiving funding from Silicon Valley VC)

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
Technology

About

With the mission of attaching Artificial Intelligence technology to all kinds of devices in our lives, the company is specialized in deep learning and develops various products.

Unlike many other AI company that focuses on particular industry/scenes to be applied, the company’s technology/devices go beyond all kinds of industries, their AI technology will be applicable to health, fashion, farming, security sports, music etc.…

They made their deep learning technology to be applicable even in the small computing environment as small as the size of coin. They also try to reduce the price of deep learning technology so that it will be affordable to all kinds of people.

Through their deep learning technology, it enables machines to recognize the items just like how human recognizes items, they will search the items that have similar to what they have recognized. Not only recognizing the items but they try to understand what kind of situation it is in real life.

 

There are several products they are developing: one is super mini size deep learning calculation devices which can add the value to IoT devices, robots, home electric appliances, and drones.

Another devices mirror style device which will check people’s stress level just based on facial recognition. There is no need for special camera but just to analyze only with algorithm.

 

Their technology has been widely recognized: they have made strategic alliances with The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), university research laboratory, and received investment from well-known Silicon Valley Venture Capital. They are planning to receive investment as much as 1.5 billion JPY soon.

 

Although the company is growing so fast and ready to accelerate its speed of growth, the number of employees is still 20. So if you join the team, you will become one of the core members of the first phase of the company and can experience the fast growth of the company together. 5 people out of 20 employees are foreign nationals

 

Corporate culture:

There are people from diverse background working: some used to be entrepreneurs, strategic consultant, university researchers etc. Also there are people from various countries.

The company does not encourage over time work. Although depending on the phase of project, there are times that people have to stay at the office for over tie, but the company is trying to encourage new innovative way of work style.

There are foreigners working and the company accepts global talents regardless of language capacity.  The company has friendly atmosphere and sometimes the company organizes casual party at their office with all the employees.  

Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan

Job Description

Job Description

You will be conducting research and also make a strategy plan of how the company’s core technology can be applied to current as well as future business needs

You will be making the road map of projects

You will make a road map of the technology with long term clear vision and lead the company’s R&D.

You will be sharing your result of your research to Engineers and sometimes collaborate with the engineers for development

 

Requirements:

Strong passion to commercialize AI technology

Have master or above degree in the field of machine learning, genetic algorithm, computer vision etc.…

Programming skills in C++

Although better your Japanese is, more projects/works you will be able to be involved, however the company accepts people regardless of Japanese proficiency

 

It is better if you have:

Who have published the research paper in international conferences

Professional experiences in private research institutes

 

They look for those:

Who are great team players (rather than people who love to work on their own)

Who are humble

Who are able to accept different of others

 

Conditions

Salary:

Master degree holder: 270,000JPY or above (monthly salary)

Doctor degree holder: 300,000JPY or above (monthly salary)

Bonus: based on company’s performance

Salary promotion: twice a year

Various social insurances

If you live within 3 stations away from the office, you will be receiving special housing allowances of 50,000 JPY

Transportation cost to be fully covered

Work hours: 10:00-19:00

Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National holiday, end of year and new year holiday, summer holiday

 

 

 *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 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 we will be screening your resume.

 If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

 

 

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