Backend Platform Engineer for a Satellite Technology Company

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

About the company
The company is combining radar satellite technology with deep learning and image processing with the aim of providing solutions for a wide range of clients including civil engineering firms, energy companies, and insurance and finance companies. The company's radar satellite technology allows satellites to capture high-quality images even in dark or cloudy conditions, providing a useful tool for urban development. Possible applications for this technology include analyzing the extent of damage from natural disasters, thereby allowing rescue teams to help people affected by these disasters quickly. Other applications include allowing construction companies to check the feasibility and progress of their construction plans based on satellite data.

The company launched their first satellite in 2020, with plans to launch an additional 5 satellites by the end of 2022.
Corporate Culture
・Mission: Synthetic Data for Perspective on Sustainable Development

・Vision: Efficient, accountable and resilient world

 -Solution services with satellite data
-Development and operation of small SAR satellites
Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Communicate with foreign clients
PR Aspects
-The company is planning to work with a wide range of international clients.
-The company is working with cutting edge technology that is expected to be in high demand (particularly in the Southeast Asian region).
-All employees can communicate in English with no troubles.
Other details
  • No dress code
  • Visa support
The company launched its first small satellite in 2020 and will launch 5 additional satellites by the end of 2022. It is a challenging time for the company, but the company's team of engineers has been working hard to make the project a success. They are looking for a talented engineer with engineering skills.

As a backend platform engineer, your responsibilities will include:
-Designing and developing a geo-spatial solution as a service (SaaS) ensuring scalability and security
-Designing and developing a data management and analysis platform to manage data sources and apply machine learning models and show analysis data to a dashboard
-Collaborating with data scientists to find the best solution for client needs
-Being motivated to define personal goals and taking actions to achieve the goals

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Very strong coding skills in Go AND Python
building customer-facing cloud-native systems on GCP
-At least 4 years of experience as a back-end developer
-Experience in SQL/NoSQL database design
-Experience designing and developing microservice architecture
Japanese Level
  • None
-Experience with AWS
-Experience with CI, CD technique, and tools
-Experience with software testing and test-driven development
-Experience deploying and managing deep learning models
-Experience using MapServer, ArcGIS, Leaflet, Openlayers, Google Maps
-Experience with front-end development
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
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)