IoT/Drone Communications Engineer

Robot Engineer, Drone

About the company
Using industrial drones and other equipments, this company provides robotics solutions for businesses, helping the complete automation of business operations using robotics technology. They provide an integrated platform that automates customer operations with a drone airframe; a base that supports automatic takeoffs, landings, and automatic recharging; a system that integrates control software and business applications (a fully automated drone system); easy flight settings, centralized management of flight plans and performance data, and many other expanded functions; as well as a service that allows remote and multiple locations to share and communicate in real time with video captured by drones (drone communication service). The company's mission is to "evolve the normality of society with the power of robotics."

➤Feature 1: A completely new solution that has never existed before
The company's services enable the use of drones to safely conduct checks in places and situations that were previously too dangerous for humans to approach. In response to recent unprecedented disasters, the company is currently receiving many inbound inquiries from government agencies, the railroad industry, and the infrastructure industry.

➤Feature 2: Wide range of solutions
・Fully-automated operational drone systems
・Integrated platform for business automation
・Drone communication service

Facility maintenance and safety management departments of major business companies (electric power industry/oil and coal products industry/steel industry/transportation industry/construction industry/telecommunications industry, etc.), local governments, police, fire departments

➤Business areas
・Equipment inspection: Inspection of social infrastructures, large-scale factories, plants, etc. owned by major operating companies and local governments
・Disaster countermeasures: Prompt confirmation of evacuation status and evacuation publicity without human intervention in the event of a large-scale disaster
・Security monitoring: 24-hour security surveillance of a wide area in factories, warehouses, ports, etc.
・Site management: Realization of automated operations and advanced information management to improve the efficiency of construction sites

➤News Topics
This company has been selected for "J-Startup", a program promoted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to support the development of start-up companies. The program aims to provide new value to the world with innovative technologies and business models, and the company was selected based on the three perspectives of "promotion of open innovation," "overseas expansion," and "discovery of promising startups in the region."
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
PR Aspects
・Japan's leading industrial drone software company.
・Global team environment with 24% foreign engineers.
・Many employees in the company are from major manufacturers.
[What the successful candidate will be doing]
The candidate will be in charge of communication method/API support and module development in order to implement and link the company's proprietary web/mobile applications to new drone models. This is a core position in their development that connects software and hardware.

- Cloud API support for DJI aircraft
- Support communication method/API for Skydio, ModalAI, ACSL
- Develop modules such as VSM (Vehicle Specific Modules) in C++ to support new models.
- Verification of actual equipment/application operation using drones, etc.

The company is also looking for a person who can work on the development of real services, such as the interaction between the drone and the application for which he/she is responsible. The candidate will also be able to learn about the latest drone technologies and their application to real-world issues through data acquisition and collaboration with drones.

[Business Areas]
The company is developing products that significantly improve inefficiencies in the following areas
[Equipment inspection]
-Inspection of social infrastructure, large-scale factories, plants, etc. owned by major corporations and municipalities
[Disaster countermeasures]
-Rapid confirmation of evacuation status and evacuation publicity without human intervention in the event of a large-scale disaster
[Security monitoring]
-24-hour security for a wide range of factories, warehouses, bay ports, etc.
[Site management]
-Automation and advanced information management for construction site efficiency

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
- Application development experience using C++
- Experience in projects related to loT
- Knowledge of web technology
[Below is an example of the company's ideal candidate]
- Those who have been responsible for the development of applications/devices that require communication with hardware and communication support in C++ at an automotive/home appliance/IoT service/robotics company.
- Those who have experience in serial communication control/driver development/operating logic improvement in C++.
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
- Experience in web application development
- Experience in operating services using cloud infrastructures such as Azure and AWS
- Knowledge and experience in microservice architecture
- Experience in Agile development (Scrum development, etc.)
- Skills related to image processing/image recognition/image analysis
- Business level of English
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
  • up to 50,000JPY
Work hours
11:00 - 16:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Summer 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)
Remote Work
  • Options for remote work