Data Scientist for biomedical startup company

Data Engineer/Data Scientist

About the company
This Biomedical startup company was established in 2017. The aim of the company is to save more people by developing new medicines that has not existed before through R&D with cutting edge technology.

Their vision is "Medicine for people who don't have effective medicines, Medicine for people who cannot be cured by medicines". Their strength is to approach the development of new medicines by both R&D and computer science.

They have 2 teams in the R&D department, Experiment team and Data Analysis team, currently each team has 2 people on it and they are trying expand to double of the number of the current size of the company.
Corporate Culture
Although there are no foreigners in the team yet, the CEO and the other managers can speak English and as they have business with foreign companies, they are trying to build an international team. CEO visits America and Europe about 4 times a year for business meetings, so there will be a chance to go on business trips outside of Japan with CEO to present and explain the business to foreign customers.
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • International sales
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
  • Market research overseas
PR Aspects
6 months after starting the company, they got fundraised by VCs, and they were nominated as an outstanding company out of 30 companies at AI event held by Nikkei. They have partnerships with foreign medical companies.
Other details
  • Values clearly defined
  • No dress code
  • Regular one-on-one
As the company is developing new medicines using technology, they are looking for data scientist to analyze data. The company's main business is drug repositioning, drug rescue, search for stratified markers and elucidation of the effects of medicines. You are expected to contribute to the whole processes of creating new medicines.

You will be responsible but not limited to:
-Analyze data and build data base structure
-Develop, maintain, and fix the internal systems

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Experience of development using Python、R、C++、Scala
Japanese Level
  • Beginner
-Graduated from biology and medical department
-Deep knowledge of statistics
-Experience of tool or library of machine learning and deep learning
-Knowledge and experience of NLP
Type of people (Personality)
People who can take actions actively
People who are passionate to develop new medicine
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Fully covered
Work hours
9:00 - 18:00
  • No
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • 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)