Senior Research Engineers for Computer vision at ORGO Inc. - Sapporo, Japan

Tuesday 30th January 2024

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Organization ORGO
Location Hokkaido, Japan
Title Senior Research Engineers for Computer vision at ORGO Inc. - Sapporo, Japan
Closing date Apr 30, 2024

# Company Overview
ORGO, with the mission of "revolutionizing humanity through the power of technology", is committed to enhancing people's physical and mental potential using its proprietary technology. Together with globally active research members, we are conducting research and development in basic and applied technologies to become a leading company in the field of human body analysis technology.​
Based in Sapporo, Hokkaido, we have been advancing our services using unique algorithms. Currently, we are developing the musculoskeletal motion analysis system "MYoACT" for medical institutions and "Shisei-Note", a posture evaluation service for the healthcare industry. One of ORGO's distinctive features is our in-house research laboratory equipped with motion capture cameras, force plates, EMG sensors, and a high-performance computing environment. We collaborate with leading national medical institutions and universities, including National Center for Global Health and Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hokkaido University and Asahikawa Medical University Hospital, and we expect to produce further research results in the future.
This position involves conducting foundational technology research that forms the core of all services developed at ORGO. The missions faced by this position include:
Exploring world-wide innovative ideas and conducting unique and creative research to enhance our products
Improving the accuracy of analytical techniques through joint research with medical institutions
Theoretical substantiation of analysis techniques
Writing papers and presenting at conferences
ORGO and its services are still under development, and we are progressing with international expansion in mind. This position is a challenging opportunity in a small but elite team taking on a significant industry, offering the chance to directly feel the social value brought to end-users while being in a research role.
We are looking forward to applications from those interested in research, development, and business, who prioritize enthusiasm over experience for the long-term vision.
# Recruitment Background
We are currently seeking to expand two teams for the promotion of our research and development and service development. The teams are:
Research team members who can accelerate basic and applied research
Core researchers capable of producing international papers on basic and applied research We are hiring with a focus on enthusiasm over experience, considering our mid-to-long-term vision, and are looking for colleagues who can compete globally.
# Attraction of the Position
We provide an environment where you can freely utilize our resources to concentrate on researching technologies that can be appealing points for our new products and are globally recognized. Exceptional talent is essential for this responsibility. Leading the team in this position is very stimulating and rewarding. You will have a certain degree of discretion in carrying out tasks related to research content and product specifications.
Our current team members include those who have been involved in research and development of world-leading medical devices and those who have been at the forefront of application development, making it a high-level team. As a company that is actively engaged in research and development using cutting-edge technologies such as AI, big data, and sensor technology, we believe we can provide opportunities to enhance your personal growth and market value.
You will have the valuable experience of being part of the moment a service is launched to the public, as well as the opportunity to grow a service from zero to tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of users.
# Job Description
Join the existing team of a new in-house service and undertake one of the following roles:
1/ Conducting technical research, publishing papers, and obtaining patents.
2/ Developing based on research and contributing to its implementation in society.
(The role will be decided based on the candidate's preferences and intentions, as determined during the interview process.)
# Development Environment
We use Slack for communication and conduct speedy development by quickly cycling through PDCA. The following technologies are used, but it is not necessary to be familiar with all of them at the current stage, and study after joining is possible:
- OS: Amazon Linux, Android, iOS
- Development Languages: Python, C#, C++, Matlab
- Frameworks: Angular, Flutter, Anaconda
- DB: MySQL (AWS RDS), Redis
- Source Code Management: Git
- Project Management: Slack, Backlog
- Cloud: AWS (EC2), Google Cloud Service
# Position Details
- Senior Research Engineers for Computer vision at ORGO Inc. in Sapporo, Japan.
- ​Salary: 6,500,000 ~ 10,000,000 JPY
- Period: Permanent​
- Work Location: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan - Hybrid Work Model
# Requirements
- At least 3 years of experience in software engineering in computer vision or machine learning
- Expertise in 3D posture estimation from videos and the mathematics behind the technology
- Experience in programming for implementing computer vision (Python, PyTorch)
- Ability to involve the entire company to achieve maximum performance
- Efficient communication skills in both face-to-face and remote settings
# Desired
- A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field, or a Master's degree with more than 3 years of relevant practical experience
- Experience in optimizing and automating machine learning workflows using MLOps
- Experience in integrating machine learning algorithms into real product environments
- Experience as a key team member in research projects
- Confidence in high productivity in publishing papers (Experience in presenting at CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, Siggraph, etc. is a plus)
- Knowledge in biomechanics
- Knowledge in machine learning
- Experience in using AI development platforms
- Individuals who are passionate and committed, willing to contribute to the organization and society without concern for job titles
- Those who can enjoy the chaotic environment of a startup

Please contact our HR representative, Moeko Nakazono, at if you are interested, and attach your CV/resume.​ Any questions are welcome.