Data Scientist at Kyoto based health care venture company

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
IT Venture


Ever heard of the phrase ‘You are what you eat’?
Ever wondered what the relationship between your health, food, and exercise has with your work? Or if what role companies have in ensuring a good work/life balance?

In a world where companies are increasingly becoming aware of the relation between employees health, well-being and productivity, this company is developing technology to empower companies and their employees to better synergise an individuals’ well-being by monitoring their health, diet and exercise in one application. Unlike most health applications that are B2C however, this company is has a B2B model. By targeting companies they are including companies in the critical shift towards a healthier, happier life balance as well as an optimisation of individuals’ capabilities and performance.

The application uses cloud technology in order to achieve its mission to achieve health through diet by using technology. With a team of engineers, hardware professionals, dieticians, nutritionists and business leaders, this company is working to promote a holistic approach towards a healthier, happier life to reduce illness and optimise peoples’ health through their diets.

Job Description

Job Description:

You will coordinate with various stakeholders (nutritionists, health fitness programmer, developer team etc.…) and design as well as implement new model that will lead to improvement of better food intake and exercise.

You will be using various machine learning algorithm to work on this model creation and improvement.

Your work will include but not be limited to:

-Establish data engineering base and also management

-Develop a model of recommendation and image recognition etc.

-Implement it in the service

-Planning, researching and development of other necessary functions etc.,



-Encourage the use of various library of Python based machine learning

-Based on the needs, the company uses cloud environment such as AWS




-Experience of developing service using Machine Learning or equivalent experience in academia

-Background of Computer Science

-Able to make analysis using Python

-No Japanese is required



-General knowledge and experience of AWS

-Development experience using Web or Mobile application


They look for those:

Who have a mind set to create/grow the company together and can be committed to the company’s growth

Who are flexible in changes, new ideas
Who can commit to the company’s goal of getting listed in the market (IPO)



・Annual expected salary: 3 million JPY to 6 million JPY (based on your skillset and experiences)

・Transportation cost: Covered according to the company’s rule

・Salary revision: once in 12 months

・Various social insurances are provided

・Book purchase support

・Special financial support to those who attend conference in case you are going to give lecture/speak at the conference

・Work hours: 9:00-18:00 (1 hour break)

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, Summer Holiday, End of year and new year holiday


*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 selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company.


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