JOB DESCRIPTION

Satellite Imagery R&D Engineer at Space Start-Up*No Japanese Required

Space/Satellite Data Engineer/Data Scientist Machine Learning, Deep Learning Image Recognition

About
About the company
This company aims to create pioneering technology that is indispensable in our every day lives. Working primarily in the space industry, this company specializes in creating satellite technology that drastically makes one of the most traditionally expensive products - satellites - cost-effective and accessible on a commercial scale.

The two main services they provide is split between government and corporate clients.
On the government level, this company is working with JAXA in an exclusive partnership to build and launch 50 satellites into space by 2020. Using the combined satellite data, they aim to have total coverage of the earth’s total surface area. The rich macro data collected will thereafter be used to help sustain entire industries and geographies such as agriculture.

On a commercial level, the company will also be creating customised satellites for companies based on their specific business needs. This company is providing this service at a highly competitive rate amongst other providers because of their cost-reducing structure.

By developing and utilizing innovative technology in one of the hardest sectors to break into (i.e., the space industry) they have built a reputation for being a game-changing company in the sector both in Japan and globally. With applications in agriculture, forestry, infrastructure monitoring to say a few, the amount of data this company has developed has amassed information that can be used across sectors to manage and monitor activities for the better.
Corporate Culture
The company values initiative across the board. As a start-up this is trait is highly valued in order to help push the boundaries of the industry and to move the company forward to gain a competitive advantage. If you're a self-starter with a passion for innovation and technology, this is the company for you!
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Communicate with foreign clients
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
  • Market research overseas
PR Aspects
The company was the first company in the world to create commercially available satellites. They are also leading pioneers in the field of microsatellites which have built them a client base that ranges from government bodies and institutions such as JAXA to corporate bodies across sectors.
Job
Description
You are responsible for one or more of the following:
・Build a set of image-analysis algorithms to extract insights from satellite imagery and other sources. The analysis is mostly performed using Deep learning and remote-sensing techniques.
・Build a multi-step pipeline to process satellite imagery, performing operations like image stitching, registration and calibration.
・Perform research activities to develop state-of-the-art image analysis and processing algorithms for new applications.
The tasks are mostly related to the platform, which will provide satellite imagery through a web application.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Requirements
Must
・Industry R&D experience in at least two of the following fields: Image processing, Machine learning, and/or Computer vision.
・Being able to explain technical details of previous relevant projects.
・Proficiency in C++ and/or Python.
Japanese Level
  • None
Better
・Advanced degree in remote sensing, information science or any other related field.
Industry R&D experience in remote sensing image processing.
・Industry R&D experience in remote sensing image analysis.
・Proficiency in geospatial data processing libraries, e.g., GDAL.
・Experience in using geographic information system (GIS) software, e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS.
Type of people (Personality)
those who are interested in the filed of space
Conditions
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
4000000
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
8000000
Salary promotion
Once a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 18:00
Flextime
  • No
Holidays
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
Insurances
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)
Other benefits
  • Special Housing Allowance
None

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Consultant & Digital Strategist

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