Software(Networks) Engineer at Robotic Startup (Global company)*No Japanese Required

JLPT 2 or above (Business)
Volunteer/Housing Resident


The company is making the very small size robots that are as big as the backpack. With the technology of cloud installed in the robots, each robot not only just collects information but to take independent actions that are appropriate to each environmental settings based on the cloud (collective) information. They can help our lives from many aspects and there are literally infinite possibilities for such robots.


The team consists of very talented top engineers from all over the world. They have specialists who can architect cloud robotic frameworks that allow robots to learn from each other’s experiences.


For the business sectors, they are taking the step-by-step approach and as a first step, they are focusing in the field of security. This is the area where they are facing the shortage of human labor as well as high turnover. They are then moving to next field.

They want to make the robot very light, compact size, affordable price, and flyable. They are trying to create the new market for robots. They have secured billion yens investment and they are aiming to get listed as soon as next year.


■  Corporate culture: Very flat and open work environment. Everyone is expected to share the opinion freely and they are always open for discussions. As long as your ideas are logical, the company will take your ideas. Everyone just loves what they are doing and they are very serious and passionate about making the real good products/robots together. They are planning to launch their US office next year and are ready to go global. There are no forced “nomikai” (drinking session) that all the employees have to participate. You can choose to participate or not freely, and people voluntarily organize such kind of dinner/drink once a month or so (but on just a volunteer base). 

Job Description

Job Description

Key Tasks:

  • Work directly with software developers, internet service providers, and hardware vendors to bring networks up and to keep them running
  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses, and security assessments using standard industrial analysis criteria
  • Develop automation scripts to handle and track incidents
  • Analyse and implement new security protocols and technologies
  • Based on best industrial network security practices, define, implement, and maintain corporate security policies
  • Closely support our clients with on-site operations and maintenance of our product

Minimum qualifications:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience with an outstanding track record
  • At least 3 years of industrial software development experience
  • Mastery of network and web-related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, SRTP, etc.) and related services (DNS, DHCP, etc.)
  • Familiar with IDS/IPS, penetration, and vulnerability testing
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems with practical experience
  • Solid understanding and practical experience with database management systems
  • Good verbal and written Japanese communication skills
  • Expert-level knowledge of switches and routers, with a certification from at least one of the following: CISCO, Juniper, CompTIA, Arista, etc.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiar with SDN, Overlay, and/or Neutron
  • Advanced knowledge of application security and encryption technologies
  • Holds a security certification like CEH, CCNP, CISSP, etc.
  • Holds a valid Japanese / International driver’s license
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills



Competitive salary (Annual salary ranged from 4 million yen to 10 million yen), stock options, bonus once a year,

Start date: Available immediately

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Work conditions: 9:00-18:00 (one hour break), no over time work, the company respects everyone to have good work life balance

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

How to Apply

If you are interested 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 organization 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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