Quantitative Researcher at a Diverse AI company * No Japanese Required

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)
Volunteer/Housing Resident

About

Company Description:
This innovative and truly diverse company operates at the forefront of the artificial intelligence industry in Japan, aiming at global expansion. It bridges the gap between newly published academic research and real-world business solutions by leveraging expertise across many domains, including time series forecasting, information extraction, natural language and speech processing, image classification, and reinforcement learning.
Although one of its main products already exists in the market (optical character recognition), its innovation, among others, consist in applying this technology to the very complicated Japanese writing.

Its super global team is composed of around 70~80% of foreigners from various countries; all working in a very welcoming, relaxing and fancy environment. One of the founders is a foreigner. The company focuses on diversity because it strongly believes that only diversity can bring new ideas and innovation.

It is looking for exceptional individuals to help continue building an amazing company. This is an ideal position for an academia person aspiring at entering the pure private sector.

 

Job Description

Job description:
You will bridge the gap between newly published deep learning academic research and business requirements by developing solutions in different fields, including time series forecasting, information extraction, natural language processing, speech processing, image classification, and reinforcement learning.

 

 

Place: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

 

Japanese level: None

 

Requirement:
• Must: PhD in a Quantitative field such as Machine Learning, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics (or related) from a top tier university
• Strong publication record with at least two peer-reviewed journal or conference papers
• Proficiency in one of these languages: Python, Lua, C/C++
• Excellent communication skills, and fluency in English

Ideal candidate:
• Recent publications in an ML related domain
• Mastery of one of these languages: Python, Lua, C/C++
• Experience with at least one NN development framework
• Japanese language ability (native or conversational)

Salary: Will be decided depending on your skills and current salary.

 

Other conditions:
・ Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, Summer vacation, New Year holiday, Golden Week, Maternity leave for a number of months, Close family members events.
Overtime work: With the exception of major projects, the company doesn’t encourage overtime.

 

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

How to Apply

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

 

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

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