Software Engineer for a Drone Company

Software engineer

About the company
The company was established on April 1, 2019 as a subsidiary of NTT West Group to carry out business based on the Group's projects. The company is focusing on utilizing drones for the maintenance and management of information and communication infrastructure and conducting inspections on infrastructure projects. Currently, they are developing inspection services that utilize drones for various infrastructure works such as steel towers, bridges and slopes.

Based on the vision of "I want to support the people who support us", the company aim's to reduce the burden on inspection operators nationwide and create a social environment where people can live with peace of mind.
Corporate Culture
The company currently has around 35 employees (including 5 from overseas).

Regarding Language:
・Most employees can speak English in the Engineering team.
・However, when working across multiple departments, there may be cases where Japanese will be the main language used. In such cases, someone will be able to provide support.
Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
PR Aspects
-The company was born from a big name company.
The company has recently received funding from VCs.
The Company is looking for a Software Engineer to become a part of their team.

Key Responsibilities:
・ Development of Autopilot, the brain of drones
・ Coding based on requirements, operation verification on the aircraft
・ Feedback from analysis results through experiments to aircraft development
・ Acquire needs through conversations with customers and sales and define requirements

(Programming language to use)
C++, Python, PHP, Laravel, JavaScript, node.js, Vue.js, React.js, WebGL,, CesiumJS
ArduPilot, PX4, RTOS, DroneKit, MAVLink, AWS, etc

・Some employees can speak English in the Engineer team.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Relevant Experience in Web system development (frontend and backend)
-Daily Conversational Japanese Language Skills
(Speaking, listening, reading, writing)
(Japanese at the interviews)
-You are ok to be hired as a Full-time or Fixed-term contract employee (For a fixed term contract, there would be a 1 year renewal with a change to permanent employee after your 2nd year)
-Development experience using cloud such as AWS(Lambada)
Japanese Level
  • Pre-advanced
-Fluent Japanese level
-Experience of real-time Thai analysis using shooting data by drone
-Experience in map/GIS system development
Type of people (Personality)
・ People with strong intellectual curiosity
・ Hard worker
・ A person with excellent communication skills who can hear the opinions of others and explain their thoughts
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Salary promotion
Once a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • up to 30,000JPY
Work hours
9:00 - 17:30
  • Yes
  • 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)
The core time is from 10:00 to 15:00.
you can work form home 8 times a month.  
(It is possible that the system is changed in the near future.)
The hours of working is 7.5 hours