AI Machine Learning Engineer for an innovative agri-Tech company

Machine Learning, Deep Learning

About the company
A Japanese branch of a foreign start-up agricultural tech company that pursues the production of nutritious agricultural products through innovative technology.
In the five years since its founding, the company has successfully established multiple branches around the world. The company is currently based in Hong Kong, with branches in Beijing, Tokyo, and Dubai, and has been featured in numerous media outlets.
As the global IT department of the company, they focus on creating IT-based systems for efficient and stable vegetable cultivation, and developing products that collect and analyze various data related to hydroponics.
Corporate Culture
Current foreign members are from China, Korea, and the United States. Foreign members also work with teams in Dubai, Beijing, and Cape Town.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
  • Many employees speak English
  • Joint company/office overseas
  • International sales
PR Aspects
Since the technology has a high contribution to social issues, the company has been focusing on R&D for the past 4-5 years with investments from VCs and the government. The sales side of the business is outsourced through a joint venture with a local company, which allows us to concentrate on R&D.
Other details
  • Flex time system
  • You can work from home
  • No dress code
  • Flexible seating
  • Regular corporate event (once every month or more)
You will participate in the launch of a new FinTech service that aims to support farmers by visualizing the profit structure of agriculture as an AI Machine Learning Engineer.
As this is a new project, you will be responsible for planning, designing, and creating the project from scratch.

【Key Responsibilities】
- Meetings with related teams and customers to propose, design, build, and operate AI and machine learning systems.
- Study of machine learning algorithms
- Prepare documents for system requirements.
- Developing and supporting the operation of public and private clouds (including mobile applications)
- Maintenance and monitoring of cloud infrastructure and middleware upgrades.

【Position Description】
- This position offers the opportunity to experience meetings and annual planning in English, as well as other duties similar to those of a managerial position.
- The company is looking for a person who can be involved in recruiting activities such as interviewing.
- The candidate will also have the opportunity to learn project management in the development of new applications.
- The company has a fixed office, but you can also work at home or in a café, etc.
- Overseas business travel is required.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
- 3+ years of experience in web application development (e.g. Java) in related fields such as payment, financing, accounting, virtual currency, crowdfunding, insurance, etc.
-1+ year of experience in system development using AI or machine learning technologies
-1+ years of programming experience (Node.js, Go, Python)
-1+ years of experience operating enterprise cloud services (AWS, Google, Azure, Alibaba, Kubernetes, etc.)
-Experience in task management, prioritization, and emergency response
-English proficiency above daily conversation level and a desire to improve it (used for chatting with tools, document creation, etc.)
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
- 3+ years of working experience and industry knowledge in the finance and insurance industry
- Network and IT system security certifications
- Experience with enterprise database servers and cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, etc.)
- Experience in project coordination/management / Supply Chain Management
- Understanding Chinese at a conversational level
Ideal candidate
- Those who are motivated to develop Fintech services.
- Likes to create something from 0 to 1.
- Have the ability to think logically.
- Able to learn independently with a positive attitude.
- Flexible and adaptable to change.
- People who enjoy overseas business trips.
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
  • Full remote (Under Covid-19)