Machine Learning Engineer/Researcher for service with more than 60 million monthly users

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)


With the mission of making people’s daily cooking as fun activities, the companyis running very successful cooking related site. Now the number of recipes on the website has increased to 2.5 million and there are more than 60 million users per month.


The company not only provides services in Japan but also globally. They are particularly accelerating global team’s work.


 The company also tries to work on diversifying the company’s main service using their core technology. For example, they have launched cooking classes where the company’s certified cooking teachers can hold their lessons at their home or cafes. The lessons are available to anyone without any membership registration fee. 


Corporate culture:

With the objective of improving every employee’s efficiency and making sure that everybody can perform to their best extent, the company takes “flex time” system.

There is no core time that the company sets and each employee can decide their work hours fully.Everyone can work in the way that he/she feels comfortable at.

It is ok for people to wear headphone to work and everyone is allowed to work at free space etc.…Everyone respects each one’s uniqueness.

They respect cultural differences etc.There is big kitchen area inside the office where the employees can use as communication tool or some trial cooking.

Job Description

Job Description:

1) Data Engineer

You will be working on improving the company’s service using big data that the company owns

You will create and manage a company’s Big Data infrastructure and tools

You will also be responsible for integrating them with the architecture used across the company.

You will be responsible for the  improvement, cleaning, and maintenance of data so as to create business solution etc…


2) Machine learning researcher

You will be working on research and development using big data analysis using natural language processing and image recognition technology


Required skill set and experiences:

For both 1) and 2)

・Have solid research background in the filed of machine learning which can be utilized for the company’s business

・Professional expereince of developing the machine learning based system for the system that is facing users


For 2)

・PhD degree

・Knowledge of natural language processing and image recognition


They look for those:

・ Who are able to think from uerse’ perspectives

・Who are interested in developing services to make people’s lives more fun

・ Who can take initiative in finding the problems on his/her own rather than just working on assigned tasks

・Who are able to state his/her opinion

・With very flexibility and active mind set

・ Who have great adaptability in working with teams coming from diverse background



・Salary: To be disclosed upon your application, but very competitive (the exact salary to be decided based on your experiences and skill set) On average, the Annual  salary will be ranged from 6 to 12 million JPY

・Bonus: once a year (but based on the company’s sales/profit)

・You can choose one of the followings: 1) Transportation cost to be covered up to 30,000 JPY monthly, 2) If you are residing within 1.5 km distance from the office, you will be provided 30,000JPY or 3) 10,000 JPY per month bike ride support

・ Various social insurances to be covered


*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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