Software Engineer for Drone Cloud Application

JLPT 2 or above (Engineer)


Drone technology has one of the most multifaceted applications today - from infrastructure inspection in civil engineering, crop-monitoring in agriculture, cinematography or post-disaster surveillance - from our everyday life to large-scale projects this company believes drones have the potential to change the world as we know it. Established in 2014, this is a startup that develops and offers drone-based operating systems, platforms, cloud services and hardware. In addition to these services, the company also provides consultation services on how to optimise usage of drone technology for clients in order to drive down costs and maximise productivity in all industries in the coming decade. With a clientele ranging from creating hardware for drone makers, supporting small businesses and private citizens to pioneering partnerships with foreign governments the plan to expand their operations domestically and globally across multiple sectors is sky high. Having been featured in Forbes, Wired Magazine, WBS and the Bridge this 20-staff strong company is making waves in the tech world and they are looking for new recruits eager to join their mission to create a world where technology  is a force for good in business and society. 



Job Description

Job Description

The company provides cloud service for drones as their main web service. You will be involved as both for front end and back end for the application/web development for this cloud service. Your work will include but not be limited to below:

・Development of control system for several drones from distant place

・Application development that will arrange the image data collected from drones

・Development of analytical and report creation for collected data using machine learning system

・Using geographical information, develop the function that will prevent drones to enter into drone forbidden areas, geo fencing

・Application development that will gather flying data and its analysis

・Based on weather forecast/condition, develop the system that will enable safe flight management

・Functional development specialized in land measurement

・Functional development specialized in inspection


For the system, Front End is React and for backend it is RESTful API by Python. For Middleware, it is MySQL and Ngix.



They look for those:

・Who are very passionate about drone business and other new technology field

・Who are very curious

・Who are flexible in the change of new market etc…

・Who are able to put the idea into action




Have more than half year of related experience in web, smartphone, software, hardware development. This will include your work (research) in your university

Business level Japanese: able to communicate with other engineers in Japanese (There is no other foreign national employee working in the company yet).


Applicants who have a background in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering and/or experience working on smartwatch or wearable devices within IoT candidates are also well sought after (but not necessary).



Annual salary: based on your skill set and experiences

For the entry level, it will be from 3.5 million JPY

But for very advanced people it can be up to 8 million JPY

Salary promotion: once/twice a year (Your performance will be reviewed every half year)

Bonus: Based on the company’s sales outcome

Work hours: 10:00-19:00

Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, End of Year

Various social insurances are covered

45hrs of overtime work is included in the salary


*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 with 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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