JOB DESCRIPTION

Platform Engineer (Infrastructure) at an innovative AI company

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About
About the company
"Solving Social Issues through AI for future generations"
A company that supports open innovation using AI technology in various industries and themes to realize a happy society through solving social issues using AI. Through joint projects with clients, the company supports the entire process of AI utilization, from planning, research, PoC, to productization. The company handles a wide range of business domains, from robotics, finance, and infrastructure to nursing care and human resources. The company offers a variety of services that utilize AI, including the "HR-kun" series, which uses AI to handle HR tasks such as hiring, training, evaluation, and placement; "AI Training," an educational service to improve understanding and use of AI; and a platform for artificial intelligence models. In November 2021, the company was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market. In November 2021, the company was approved for initial listing on the Mothers market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and was listed on the market on December 23 of the same year.

Core Businesses
1. AI Platform
To solve their clients' business challenges, they conduct more than 250 AI/DX projects per year based on their AI platform, which is a one-stop proposal for promoting understanding ~ planning ~ design/development ~ operation and use of AI, including ready-to-use SaaS AI applications, AI algorithms/APIs, MLOps, and more. By combining AI/DX-related assets such as SaaS AI applications, AI algorithms,APIs, and MLOps, they are able to meet a wide range of needs from quick AI implementation to collaborative service development. They also provide one-stop support services for DX human resource and organizational development, and operates Japan's largest community of AI/DX promotion leaders to help companies internalize AI utilization and DX promotion. By solving company-wide problems and maximizing customer value, they promote social implementation of AI.

2. AI Products
They develop and provide AI products to solve social issues identified in their AI platform business, specifically with the aim of solving issues emerging in the super-aging society. For example in the nursing care and medical fields, they provide an application that supports the indirect work of nursing care staff with AI x voice input, an application that helps solve the problems of family caregivers, and an application that uses AI to analyze the risk of pedestrians falling using a video of the patient waking 5 meters. The accumulated data is not only utilized to improve performance, but is also returned to expand solutions for individual company issues in the AI platform business.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
  • Many employees speak English
PR Aspects
1. High technological capabilities of cutting-edge engineers from around the world
- Grand Prix of the 1st IP BASE AWARD in the startup category
- Grand Prize, Data Science Award 2019, Association of Data Scientists
2. Products that solve social issues in the field
3. Board members with extensive experience and talented employees
- Linkedin "TOP COMPANIES" Startup Edition Ranking 2019 and 2020 consecutively 1st place
- Forbes "Entrepreneurial Ranking of Japan" No. 2 in FY2020 and FY2021
- Selected as one of the 100 most promising AI startups in the world in 2021 (selected by CBInsights)
JobDescription
As a Platform Engineer (Infrastructure), you will be responsible for improving and maintaining the company's cloud infrastructure, used across all of our products, projects and R&D work. We aim to solve society's issues with AI. The cloud infrastructure you will be responsible for is the backbone of everything the company produces.

Who We are Looking for:
You will report directly to the head of the Platform Operations Group, bringing your cloud and infrastructure expertise to the team. You’re someone who is great working with a multicultural and well-rounded team, with experience maintaining and enhancing cloud resources. You should feel confident in your ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with components and systems operating in a number of different configurations.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Requirements
Must
Hands-on experience in managing cloud-based environments
A strong level of knowledge in at least one cloud resource provider (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
A working knowledge of at least one container orchestration platform (Kubernetes, Nomad, etc.)
Effective interpersonal and communication
skills :
‐Business-level English and beginner-level Japanese
 OR
‐Business-level Japanese and at least reading and writing capabilities for English
Japanese Level
  • None
Better
・A good understanding of modern cloud security best practices
・Proficiency in software development practices
Scripting skills in at least one of Python, Go, Bash, or another language
・Experience working in a startup environment
Conditions
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
4200000
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
15000000
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)
Remote Work
  • Full remote work