Researcher for Voice Recognition & AI (New Education Project with joint venture with Chinese company)

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT Venture


The company is one of the most progressive Japanese companies in voice recognition. Centered on development various technologies using voice recognition and other software, the company has grown significantly.

Their focus is mainly on getting the wave of “today’s trend” and they have worked on various innovation.

Recently, the company has successfully made the business partnership with Chinese companies with its capital more than 100million yen, which has produced great numbers of artificial intelligence related research. The Chinese company is now trying to expand its main service to Japan and this company has decided to conduct the research and development in Japan together. Through this R&D, the company aims to successfully expand the service in Japan.  The service they will be working on is education program utilizing voice recognition and artificial intelligent. Their vision is to make this program as one of the main standard educational contents in Japan. Main clients for this service is educational institutes starting with private universities.

This business partnership is about to start. You will be able to join this exciting join venture program from the very starting point. 



■  Corporate culture:

They focus on “work hard, play hard”. They encourage people to pursue their creativities and enjoying themselves.

For the R&D team, there will be a special new office established for the team speficially. It will be like a “laboratory” like atmosphere.


Job Description


■  Job description:

Work on joint venture research with the partner company (in China)

Research and development of new education contents utilizing voice recognition. Work on localization of the service

All the communication with the partner company in China will be done in English

During the year of 2016, you will have extensive communication with the parner company to work on localization of its existing service.

You will work mainly as the bridge between Japanese research team and global team. During this time, you are expected to obtain voice recognition knowledge and skill set.

From 2017, you will work on research and development.


■  Requirements:

・   Have a master or doctor degree

・   Have experience in voice recognition or natural language processing *Even if you do not have an experience, you have related experience in this field or/and have passion to pursue your career in this field

・Have professional experience in using your programming skills to develop 

・   Intermediate evel Japanese: you can have communication in Japanese with other team members in Japanese

・   Great communication skills (in English) to be able to discuss researchers in China

・   Eager to learn new things all the time

・   Be able to join the team ASAP  *However if you can start joining as intern, you may be accepted.


■  Salary:

・   Monthly salary: 350,000 JPY to 600,000JPY

・   Transporation cost will be fully covered

・   Salary promotion: twice a year

・   Overtime work payment

・   Various social insurances

・   Work hours: 10:00-19:00

・   Holidays: 120 days in one year, Saturday and Sunday, end of year na dnew year, 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 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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