【Dev】 Natural Language Processing Researcher


About the company
This company is an AI venture founded in 2016.
Their mission is to support DX for all companies and organizations through AI-powered SaaS products.
AI structures text data that was previously difficult to analyze and converts it into valuable data. Utilizing internal and external text data, they support the transformation of an organization that truly faces customers.

Although the company has less than 60 employees, it scales three SaaS products at the same time.
A gathering of specialists in enterprise business, modern engineering and cutting-edge research.
The company aims to realize products that support the creation of new value for customers by enthusiastically discussing and fusing their knowledge while making the best use of their respective backgrounds.

<Technology stack>
[Programming language/Framework]
Ruby (Ruby on Rails), Python, Vue.js, Vuex, Flutter, Swift

RDS(Aurora/MySQL), DynamoDB, Elasticsearch

[Cloud services]
AWS EC2, Beanstalk, Batch, Cognito etc

[Other tool]
GitHub, Slack, JIRA, Datadog, miro, Figma etc
Corporate Culture
▼ Engineering
A diverse group of members who have experience in modern architecture design, web design, and app development in B2B and B2C, with a quest for cutting-edge technology and a perspective that constantly captures the latent needs of users.

▼ Business
Members with a background in technology, consulting, design, etc., who do not compromise on the complex challenges unique to the enterprise.

▼ Research
Members who continue to explore cutting-edge natural language processing machine learning, not only meeting the expectations for AI that have already become apparent, but also sticking to creating the future with technologies that lead to true customer value.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
Other details
  • Flex time system
  • Regular employee engagement survey
  • Structured On-boarding after you join the team
  • Values clearly defined
  • You can work from home
  • 360 degree evaluation system
  • No dress code
  • Evaluation system is established
  • Regular one-on-one
  • Flexible seating
  • Regular corporate event (once every month or more)
The company is developing a service that supports the collection and analysis of business news using natural language processing. They are currently recruiting a senior research scientist with a focus on machine learning to improve the company's branding and develop a "moonshot" technology for their product.

In the Research department, we conduct research and development in natural language processing and machine learning, while closely collaborating with the product team to develop natural language processing and machine learning capabilities for their products. Additionally, we also engage in joint research with the Institute of Advanced Research at Tohoku University on knowledge graphs and have published a book on "Introduction to Natural Language Processing with BERT (Ohmsha)".

This position will be responsible for leading research and development in natural language processing and machine learning within the Research department.

【Job Discription】
・ Development of natural language processing and machine learning capabilities for our products
・ Development of techniques for structuring news articles using methods such as named entity recognition and text classification
・ Development of recommendations for news articles
・ Construction of business-useful knowledge graphs from news articles
・ Research and development in summarization and text generation

【Development Environment】
[Main Programming Language]

【Advantages of the Position】
・ Research and development using a database of over 100 million news articles and user logs from Anews, which has been adopted by over 1,500 companies.
・ Opportunities to develop products using the latest machine learning and natural language processing technologies.
・ A leading position in the field of natural language analysis for Japanese and business-related content.
・ Close proximity between research and development and product development, allowing for easy implementation of research results into products.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
・Deep knowledge and experience in natural language processing
・Those who have completed graduate studies in science and engineering-related field.
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
① Experience in research and practical application of the following technologies:
- Deep learning language models such as BERT
- Named entity recognition, text classification, and relation extraction
- Knowledge graphs
- Text generation and machine translation
- Syntax analysis, dependency analysis, and semantic analysis

② Experience with publications in international conferences or English academic journals that have undergone peer review.
Ideal candidate
・ Has a genuine interest in technology and the determination to become a leading expert in the field */*
・ Enjoys reading and keeping up with the latest theories and experimenting with them */*
・ Capable of communicating and collaborating with the business side to think about how to deliver value to customers and grow the business. */*
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
  • Golden Week
  • 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)
Other benefits
  • Book purchase support
  • Free Coffee/Tea
Remote Work
  • Options for remote work