Image Recognition Engineer for Drone Company

JLPT 2 or above (Engineer)


Drone technology has one of the most multifaceted applications today - from infrastructure inspection in civil engineering, crop-monitoring in agriculture, cinematography or post-disaster surveillance - from our everyday life to large-scale projects this company believes drones have the potential to change the world as we know it. Established in 2014, this is a startup that develops and offers drone-based operating systems, platforms, cloud services and hardware. In addition to these services, the company also provides consultation services on how to optimise usage of drone technology for clients in order to drive down costs and maximise productivity in all industries in the coming decade. With a clientele ranging from creating hardware for drone makers, supporting small businesses and private citizens to pioneering partnerships with foreign governments the plan to expand their operations domestically and globally across multiple sectors is sky high. Having been featured in Forbes, Wired Magazine, WBS and the Bridge this 20-staff strong company is making waves in the tech world and they are looking for new recruits eager to join their mission to create a world where technology  is a force for good in business and society. 

Job Description

Job Description:

Drone will fly anywhere in the sky

There are various types of data that can be taken from drones and can be utilized for analytics for many industries

Such application is possible if we combine the utilization of images of building, infrastructure, and people etc.… There are unlimited possibilities for image recognition fields for drone

You will work on new algorithm development for image recognition and image sensing field.
You will also work on test, implementation and library by software

You will develop prototype using the above algorithm after conducting the test


They look for those:

・Who are very passionate about drone business and other new technology field

・Who are very curious

・Who are flexible in the change of new market etc…

・Who are able to put the idea into action




・More than one year of R&D experience (including university) in one of the following field image recognition, image sensing, computer vision, computational photography.

Solid achievement in the field of core parts for algorithm development

Software coding skill (C, C++ etc.…)



One of the following skills/experiences: by using machine learning identify objects, identify features, matching between images, identify features from the images, following the objects, object recognition

Able to read academic paper for various main Academic Journals for Computer Vision

Development experience using Python/C++

Knowledge on Open CV

Research experience in one of the following: identify human, identify face, identify objects, object tracking



Annual salary: based on your skill set and experiences

For the entry level, it will be from 3.5 million JPY

But for very advanced people it can be up to 8 million JPY

Salary promotion: once/twice a year (Your performance will be reviewed every half year)

Bonus: Based on the company’s sales outcome

Work hours: 10:00-19:00

Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, End of Year

Various social insurances are covered

45hrs of overtime work is included in the salary


*Please note thta 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 with 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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