Data Scientist for AI ​​issuance/distribution optimization solution

Data Engineer/Data Scientist

About the company
This company was established on March 11, 2022, with the aim of reforming Japanese publication distribution into a sustainable one by utilizing DX. Their publication sales in 2021 will be 1,674.2 billion yen, surpassing the previous year for the third consecutive year. In recent years, the publishing world has continued to face multiple structural issues, and there is an urgent need to improve them. In order to solve issues in publication distribution, they are focusing on publication publishing/distribution optimization solution business and RFID (radio frequency identifier) ​​solution business that utilizes advanced technologies such as AI. They will contribute to the reform of publication distribution through enhanced utilization.
In this position, you will be entrusted with the development, implementation, and improvement of AI models that are essential for the operation of the foundation system of the AI ​​issuance/distribution optimization solution business.
The company aims to reduce the book return rate, which is one of the structural issues facing the industry, by providing publishers with a service that optimizes the publication and distribution volume of publications by utilizing advanced technologies such as AI. Utilize various "data" used in the publishing world in a vertical, cross-sectional and integrated manner, and continuously evolve by utilizing an "AI model" that fits the different sales characteristics of each title. By doing so, they aim to improve the efficiency of the entire industry supply chain.

【Key responsibilities】
■ Analysis of big data
■ Development and implementation of analytical models to optimize publication and distribution
■ Led business design related to analysis model and system requirements definition
■ Management, operation, and improvement of data analysis models

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Experience in machine learning and statistical modeling using programming languages ​​(R, Python, etc.).
-Experience working in a team with people from diverse backgrounds.
Japanese Level
  • Business / Fluent
■ Business
-Project experience related to DX/business reform.
-Project experience related to supply chain optimization (especially demand forecasting).
-Experience applying machine learning and statistical modeling to business.
-Experience reporting suggestions obtained from data analysis results to management and business divisions.
■ Technology
-Acquisition of a degree in a field related to data analysis (Master, MBA, Ph.D., etc.).
-Experience implementing machine learning in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.).
-Experience in extracting and processing big data (SQL, Hadoop/Spark, etc.).
-Project experience in natural language processing and image processing.
-Time-series processing/modeling project experience.
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)
Remote Work
  • Full remote (Under Covid-19)