AI Engineer - one year fixed term contract-

About the company
It is said that there are about 90 million people in the world who cannot afford prosthetics. This company utilizes 3D-CAD, 3D printing, and machine learning (AI) technologies to create and deliver 3D printed prosthetics to the world at unprecedentedly low prices and high quality.
Specifically, the company is developing solutions that enable low-cost, short-term mass production of prosthetic devices by utilizing 3D printers optimized for the production of prosthetic devices and 3D modeling software with a shape recommendation function based on proprietary algorithms.
Team members are professionals in their respective fields with a wealth of experience and ability, and the team includes a former medical device designer, an ex-Toyota researcher who was involved in AI development, a 3D technology professional, and a prosthetic engineer, etc. You can enjoy achieving a great vision with a very exciting team members.

▼Points of interest
・High technical capability
・Awarded in a competition to determine the best AI startup in Japan, and selected to represent Japan as a startup that contributes to SDGs.

▼Global presence
Currently, the company has offices in the Philippines and Japan, and the Japan office serves as the company's technology development base, mainly developing new 3D printers, CAD software, and other new products.

▼High degree of self-discipline
The company has a wide range of development areas from hardware to software, and each person has a lot of discretion, so you can be in charge of everything from planning to product launch.
Corporate Culture
This tech start-up is new and their organizational structure is agile. They have an office in Tokyo and another one in the Philippines. They have a very flexible work schedule which lets their employees enjoy a good work-life balance as long as they are able to deliver work results. The company already has a foreigner working with the team, and since they are working closely with a team in the Philippines, they are pursuing a more global team and welcome international candidates to join.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
  • Official Language is English
  • International sales
The AI Engineer will work with all the staff including Prosthetist and Orthotist, sales team and product team to develop web platforms working as the core system of the company. The company has just started and only part of the system has been digitalized. They aim in the near future to expand their web platforms.

General Duties:
■AI development (3D cad model estimation)
1. Develop AI models in estimating 3D prosthetic models from 3D stamp scan data with image based DNN.
2. Implement the above AI model as a web service and connect it with current CAD software.
3. Collect and format the date for AI.
4. Support staff in the Philippines how to use the system.
■AI development (human pose estimation)
1. Develop AI models in estimating human pose, joint position, with image based DNN.
2. Implement the above AI model as a web service and connect it with current CAD software.
3. Collect and format the date for AI.
4. Support staff in the Philippines how to use the system.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Programming skills (python, at least 3 years)
-Deep learning programming skills (pytorch, at least 1 year)
-Knowledge about machine learning (SVM, Randomforest, NN)
-Knowledge about deep learning model (CNN, RNN, Yolo, ResNet, etc)
-Experience with computer vision (at least 1 year)
-Experience working in Unix/Linux environments (at least 1 year)
-Interest in startups and business in developing countries
Japanese Level
  • Beginner
-Programming skill (c++)
-Deep learning programming skills (tensorflow)
-Experiences in Git、Docker
-Excellent communications skills – must interface successfully with other engineers, non-technical personnel and with customers to define and later deploy products
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • Golden Week
  • 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)
Remote Work
  • Temporary remote work (During Covid-19)