Drone Pilot at Drone Company

Software engineer Robot Engineer, Drone Image Recognition

About the company
Founded in 2013, this manufacturing and drone solutions company quickly became the most popular in Japan. With their mission to liberate humanity through technology, this company is constantly coming up with ways to optimize the use and functionality of drones in ways that will positively contribute to society. They are actively pursuing world-class autonomous technology that promotes the evolution of humanity.

With a global team continuously seeking diversity, they have 3 R&D departments:
1.) Machine Intelligence Department
2.) Prototyping & Flight
3.) Flight Control & Electronics

Besides manufacturing and selling drones, the company is constantly developing ways to optimize and come up with solutions using their drones. They recently have been applying and offering drone solutions to solve problems like infrastructure inspection, aerial delivery in collaboration with Rakuten, and vicinity safety management surveillance, amongst others.

During the first interview, candidates will be interviewed by the CTO directly. There is an onsite coding test for engineers. Those who pass the first round get to be interviewed by the COO.
Corporate Culture
The company is very modern and innovative and takes after Western company culture. The CTO of the company is non-Japanese and the managers of the R&D teams are all non-Japanese as well. English is widely used as the medium of instruction and the company has a very flexible environment. Flextime is available and overtime is discouraged. Face-to-face discussions are given importance due to the high volume of technical discussions involved with each project. The engineers often attend conferences in the US and are heavily exposed to new innovative tech trends.
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • CEO/Executive is a foreigner
  • Many employees speak English
  • Communicate with foreign clients
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
  • Market research overseas
・You will be in charge of the drone flight inside the company as well as at the client's location. You will not only fly drones but also be in charge of planning, trouble shooting, getting feedback from clients, and coordinating with various teams/members inside the company.
・Your job will include but will not be limited to:
- Test flight for developing drone technology
- Preparation for drone flights
- Conducting trouble shooting with drone flight at the remote site
- Mounting sensors and cameras on drones

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Passion for drone
At least basic capability to fly drone
Conversational level Japanese
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
Knowledge in electric circuit
Experience with CAD and 3D printing for custom mounts, etc
Type of people (Personality)
• Skills to facilitate both internal and external collaboration
• Proactively fill in missing job functions on their own
• Proactively tackle new obstacles
• Resolve difficulties with a positive attitude
• Analytical skills for fact-based and evidence-based discussions
• Skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 18:00
  • 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)