Machine Learning/Image Recognition Engineer for Innovative Life Science company *No Japanese required*

No/low Japanese (Business)


Founded by researchers from a prestigious University in Tokyo. The company has focused on R&D of machines to improve the efficiency and accuracy of analysis made by AI in the medical field. 


They have a vision to use AI to help doctors in streamlining analysis procedures by using Big Data and Image recognition to narrow down the variables. Having many government grants on a number of their research projects, the company is looking to bolster their numbers as the increase in project demands more manpower.


With their current trend, the company is looking to expand their reach and influence into Europe and America in the near future.


Company culture:

The company understands that being in R&D can have sporadic hours of work and they take that into account. Though there might be a few hours where you need to be in the office, they are very flexible. The atmosphere and environment is similar to a research lab. 

Job Description

Job Description:

As the company utilizes Image Recognition to collect data and Machine learning algorithms to understand the data, they are looking for someone with both attributes. Those who have experience, professional or studying Machine learning for Image Recognition.

You will be tasked to create the algorithms that will be used to collect the data and to interpret it the results of their research. The position is open to those with any experience in both major parts and is open to researchers in Academia who are looking to move into the private sector but is still interested in research positions.

・Software development to support cancer image recognition

・Software development to accelerate pharmaceutical research

・Software development to monitor agriculture using drones

・System development for innovative image processing system using cloud

・Planning of UI/UX  



・Able to develop algorithm

・Expertise in machine learning  

・Experience in image recognition



・Science Research background: e.g.) Bio Informatics, Cell physiology, Synthetic biology, Medical etc…

・PhD or Post-Doctoral degree

・Analysis of using the CT or/and MRI images  

They look for those:

・Who are excited to be a part of innovation that is pursued under academic-industrial alliance

・Have interest in the field of medical and image processing  


・Annual salary:

Based on your skillset and experiences  4 million JPY to 7 million JPY *However in case your experience/skillset is exception, upper limit can be removed in considering your salary

・Transportation cost: fully covered

・In case you will reside within walking distance, you will have 20,000JPY housing allowance

・Salary promotion: Once a year

・Bonus: Twice a year *to be applicable from July 2017

・Various social insurances are covered

・Stock option

・Work hours: Flex system *No fixed work hours

・Various training opportunities

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, End of year and New year holiday  

*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*

How to Apply


If you are interested in this position, please apply here with the relevant Japanese and English CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume and .  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company.


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