JOB DESCRIPTION

AI engineer (Partner companies from Fortune 500)

IoT Others VR/AR Data Engineer/Data Scientist Robot Engineer, Drone Natural Language Processing Machine Learning, Deep Learning Image Recognition

About
About the company
Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is expected to play an important role in shaping all spheres of socio-economic activities across a wide range of industries all over the world. However, as the evolution of technology rapidly accelerates, the gap between this knowledge and expertise on how companies can implement it practically is widening.

This company's mission is to close this gap, by equipping businesses with emerging technologies such as machine learning and deep learning to create a positive impact in society.

With consulting services in the field of AI, this company specializes in providing solutions tailored to enhance and expand their clients' corporate strategy. The company differentiates itself from other IT consulting companies by their quality of service, and their cutting edge technology. With strategic partnerships with some of the fastest growing companies that are leading technologic innovation in Japan (such as Microsoft Japan, Preferred Networks, NVIDIA, and SCSK), the company has a competitive edge in providing their clients with a unique platform for deep learning and machine learning.

The company specializes in providing consulting and AI solutions in the fields of machine learning and deep learning. The service is divided into 3 main services:

1)Consultation services to allow for the practical implementation of AI technology:
The company's consultation services provide advice about how to use AI technology such as deep learning, reinforcement learning and machine learning in business.

2)Tailored assessments of AI technology:
This service proposes the most suitable technologies and system constructions for problem-solving for the company's clients. It combines deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing and statistical analysis methods to find the best match of technologies.

3)Solution development:
This service develops solutions for clients, using AI technology. The solution service varies from prototype development to commercialization development. The company both develops original services and provides services developed by partner companies.

Examples of their projects include:

・Using AI technology to analyze the flow lines and operating rates for conveyors at factories

・An automatic estimation system for accident research at an insurance company using deep learning

・Converting archival black-and-white movies to color by using deep learning (now used used by NHK, the largest broadcast company in Japan)

Corporate Culture
・The company was founded in 2016 and currently has about 50 employees (60% are deep learning and machine learning engineers)

・A flextime system is available for new employees. Employees will be required to attend meetings at the office, but otherwise they are free to structure their time in a way that fits their work style. They are also free to choose when they come to the office and have the option to work from home as well.

・The company hopes to work with talented people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds.

Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Official Language is English
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
・This is a unique AI company because it works on both consultation and development.
・This is a great opportunity for people who wish to develop new and innovative products based on client requirements.
・This company has a business partnership with a leading company in this industry, so you will have the opportunity to work with high-level engineers.

Other details
  • Flex time system
  • Training opportunities
  • No dress code
  • Visa support
  • Evaluation system is established
JobDescription
【Job description】
・Research, design, and implement statistical and machine learning solutions to client problems.
・Preparation of deliverables (reports and software).
・Incorporating machine learning and deep learning into clients' systems.
・Proactively writing papers and creating prototypes and demos through solving clients' problems and
understanding research trends.

【What you get from the position】
・Opportunities to apply cutting-edge technologies to solve business needs.
・Attractive development environment.
・Interacting with highly motivated team members.
・Financial support for self-development (books, online courses, participation in international conferences and
events, etc.)


※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Requirements
Must
・Expertise in not only deep learning, but also statistical methods, machine learning methods in general, image
processing and image recognition techniques.
・Ability to implement machine learning methods using libraries and open-source software.
・Ability to implement algorithms from scratch.
・Development experience in a Linux environment.
・Ability to survey previous research in English.
・Ability to explain difficult machine learning methods in simple terms.
・Ability to work in teams.
・Fluent level in English, including technical vocabulary.
・Knowledge and implementation experience of machine learning and deep learning techniques.
・Experience in implementing state-of-the-art methods found in research papers and/or having papers accepted for publication in top conference journals.
Japanese Level
  • Beginner
Better
・Front-end and/or back-end experience (Web, Database, ...)
・Experience with embedded systems and edge devices.
・Experience in product development.
・Experience in object-oriented programming.
・Ability to communicate within the company in Japanese.
・Experience in software development using open-source libraries, etc.
・Ph.D holder.
Type of people (Personality)
・People who can relate to our philosophy of "pursuing the best balance between business and cutting-edge
technology.*/*
・People who can keep thinking and acting on their own, with a sense of ownership, to meet and exceed client expectations.*/*
・Ability to demonstrate leadership and teamwork in an environment of uncertainty and pressure.
・Ability to proactively communicate with members with engineering backgrounds.
・Ability to communicate proactively in English.*/*
・Ability to communicate in Japanese for daily conversation within the company.*/*
・Those who can keep up with the latest trends in deep learning and other technologies.*/*
・Ability to empathize with other people’s perspectives and adapt their communication accordingly.*/*
・Dynamic and proactive behaviour.*/*
・Good understanding and verbal communication skills.*/*
・Ability and strength to get things done without abandon.*/*
Conditions
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
5000000
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
12000000
Salary promotion
once a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Flextime
  • Yes
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)