■ Location: Tokyo

■ Employment Status: Long-Term Intern (6 months ~)

■ Salary: JPY 1,050/hour (Up to 30 000 yen/month of transportation expenses will be covered)

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to protect our candidates’ and interviewers’ health and wellbeing, we will be conducting all interviews virtually.

■ If you are a foreign national living outside of Japan, we will not be able to process your application due to immigration restrictions. Please reapply once these restrictions are lifted.

Foreign nationals who currently live in Japan with a valid visa may apply to intern at Incubit, as we are able to help with visa status change if needed.

Our Mission/Who we are

At Incubit, we transform imagination into inspiration using the best technology and design.

■ We undertake the challenge of solving problems that haven’t been solved alongside leading companies of Japan. We have worked with companies in the fields of medicine, biotech, space, geology and manufacturing, with our current focus being image recognition using Deep Learning technology.

■Leveraging the latest in deep learning and machine learning technology, we accelerate innovation with our clients not only with our AI expertise but also with our deep understanding of managing new business development and innovation promotion.

■ Our next challenge is to accelerate innovation and establish a new business by transforming the knowledge and know-how in image recognition we have accumulated over the years into AI-based products and offer them to society on a large scale.

    Your Tasks

    We are looking for talented individuals that want to gain hands-on experience with AI projects while working in a multicultural environment. In particular, we are looking for people to assist us with the following tasks:

    ■ Work in a small team to solve challenging problems and create new business opportunities using AI with our clients

    ■ Based on client hearings and data provided, assist engineers to determine realistic solutions, development methods, and project goals

    ■Under the supervision of senior engineers explore novel ideas and conduct research into cutting-edge technology that can bring future value down the line to the company and clients

    ■ Develop working proof of concepts while documenting progress to help project managers communicate effectively with clients

    ■ Stay up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies to share knowledge internally

      The ideal candidate

      ■Loves the challenge of confronting a problem and delivering a real solution to it

      ■Is innately curious, and has a passion for learning new things

      ■Enjoys a certain degree of volatility, uncertainty and ambiguity

      ■Thinks independently and collaborates with team members

      Required Qualifications

      Must Have

      ・Working towards (or recently completed) a BS/ MS in Computer Science, Machine Learning or a similar technical degree, and with work/research experience involving machine learning

      ・Strong knowledge of Python and using open source tools like tensorflow and pytorch

      ・Business level communication or higher in English

      ・Ability to think and explain ideas and designs logically

      ・Interest in applying AI knowledge to real-world applications

      Nice to Have

      ・Working towards a Ph.D. degree in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, or related technical field

      ・Conversational level communication or higher in Japanese

      ・Experience working in a multicultural environment


      ■ Learn how AI is implemented in real-world settings by working alongside top AI engineers from around the world

      ■ Support large companies and startups in a variety of industries to lead Japan’s AI development practice

      ■ Research novel topics and methods related to AI

      Our selection process

      ■Interview with our HR: You will be asked some basic questions about your background, motivation, and personality. You can also ask questions about us - so that we can make sure your and our expectations are in alignment.

      ■Interview with our lead AI engineer: You will have an opportunity to present the output of your past deep learning projects to our engineers, covering what was the original output, what was derivative work, and the justification for your engineering choices.

      ■Interview with our CEO and AI engineer team: it is crucial for you to know whom you will be working with once you join the company. You will meet the CEO and a couple of members of our AI engineer team. It will be a great opportunity for you to ask questions about our culture, team, or anything that you may want to know before you join the company.

      Working Terms:

      • Must be available to work for minimum 6 months
      • Must be able to work at least 2 days a week, 10 hours a week. Full-time internship is also welcomed
      • Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm
      • Remote work possible