IoT/Network/IT Engineer

  • Remote OK - Anywhere in Japan
  • Full-time
  • December 23, 2023
5,000,000 - 10,000,000 JPY /yr
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Junior or above

We are looking to hire an Engineer with skills that can help us improve our products and assist with deployments, with a particular focus on Internet of Things (IoT) projects. We focus on developing new cross-industry products and we are looking to expand our teams to help us bring these new products to market. We're looking for people who share our aptitude for work to help us develop smart and well designed technical solutions for our clients.

What You Will Do

This is a hands-on technical role, day to day activities include:

  • Working closely with a knowledgeable team of consultants and IT professionals.
  • Work with hardware on a daily basis in our Tokyo Ebisu office; common examples include Raspberry Pis, 3D printers, routers and CCTV cameras.
  • Working methodically, deliver hardware and software deployment solutions.
  • Giving advice on technology adoption and selection as it pertains to IoT and networking solutions in house but also to external clients. It’s not a project management role although mentoring is encouraged.
  • Be enthusiastic to learn and implement IoT and network deployment best practices.
  • Occasionally have direct contact with clients in Japan to deploy hardware.
  • Work with the AI Teams in the development of data acquisition devices through a variety of sensors as well as the communication of these sensors with servers in the cloud.

What We Can Expect from You

  • English language proficiency (no Japanese required, but a strong bonus for this position).
  • Hold a bachelor's level degree in a computer science or equivalent experience.
  • At least a year’s recent commercial programming with a strong emphasis towards delivering IoT and/or networking solutions.
  • Ability to work reproducibly and methodically.
  • Comfortable deploying hardware on site (occasional travel within Japan).
  • Expert understanding of a wide variety of IoT/Networking/IT technologies.
  • Confidence with Linux.
  • Experience with edge devices and how to establish connection/communication between devices.
  • Able to read a data-sheet and use it to interact with electrical devices. 
  • Able to use electrical equipment safely.
  • Design and implement solutions around sensors.
  • Able to adapt when constrained or restricted by hardware options.
  • Status of residence:
    • For those in Japan: Must have a working visa valid for more than six months.

    • For those outside of Japan:

      • Must be willing to relocate to Tokyo. We will support you during your move!

      • Work will start once you have moved to Tokyo.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with AWS Services, particularly IoT-relevant services like AWS Greengrass and AWS Systems Manager.
  • Experience with network infrastructure best practices.
  • Experience working with paying customer requirements.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python and JavaScript.
  • Experience with C/C++.
  • Experience with common AI libraries.
  • 3D printing experience. In special troubleshooting printing problems.
  • Experience with printed circuit boards (PCB) design.
  • Knowledge in robotics, including motion control, planning, and error handling.
  • Japanese language proficiency.

What You Can Expect from Us

  • ¥5.0 - 10.0 million/year (negotiable based on experience)
  • 36 paid days off per year
  • Flexible work hours, opportunity to work remotely (when the work allows)
  • Social and health insurance
  • Commuting subsidy and work equipment provided
  • An international team of talented and engaged creators who will value your input
  • Visa sponsorship (after a 6-month trial period)

Through our interdisciplinary and methodological approach we’re innovating businesses and individuals alike to compete in the global economy.

We are developing web-based HR products, cross-industry AI, IoT, Robotics, Cloud & Big Data solutions to surpass Customer business objectives and exceed Customer expectations. Today, we already work in a range of Industries such as Human Resources, Hospitality, Education, Health Care, Warehousing & Inventory, and Health & Fitness.

We focus on developing new products in the field of Web/AI/Machine Learning/IoT/Cloud/Big Data both for existing & new Customers, as well as R&D towards future product development. We are collating a diverse range of Intellectual Property (IP) - skills, experience and proprietary technology artefacts that can be leveraged to build out best in class technical services & products.

Today, we are primarily focused on Business to Business (B2B) opportunities but are receptive to delivering Business to Customer (B2C) solutions based on Intellectual Property (IP) and market opportunities.

We are looking to expand our department to help us bring new products and services to market, and expand our portfolio of Customers as well as speed our pipeline of proprietary Intellectual Property (IP).

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