Careers

Team FOVE is looking for new members. Let’s change the boundaries of what is possible in virtual reality as pioneers – together!

Interested in one of the positions below? Send your application and resume either via Wantedly (site in Japanese) or by email to careers@fove-inc.com. Be sure to mention the position you are applying to in the email.

Position:

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Job Description:

  • Operation and supervision of business operations in the Asian market
  • Applying long-term business plan to creation and execution of short-term strategies
  • Overseeing domestic and foreign team (hardware, software, R&D) operations
  • Design and improvement of the whole organizational system (general affairs, accounting, human resources, judicial affairs, sales) as the business team’s supervisor
  • Managing the progress of various business projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in working and/or studying abroad (starting up new branches, MBA studies, etc.)
  • Experience in managing a team of +30 employees
  • The street-fighter attitude and (English) communication skills to handle demanding negotiations in Japan and abroad
  • The grit and persistence to stand firm whatever the situation

Optional Qualifications:

  • COO (or applicable) experience in startups or joint ventures
  • Experience from IT, finance, consulting or consumer product industries
  • Experience in using Chinese language for work and/or negotiating with Chinese companies
  • Experience in growing an organization from a small employee headcount, and training the growing workforce

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Position:

Senior Software Engineer

Job Description:

  • Planning tasks and timelines based on business requirements
  • Designing complex systems that meet the current and planned goals of the company
  • Writing core components in C++
  • Creating and implementing processes to improve software team work flow (currently trying to implement code reviews and commit templates)
  • Manage external requests (from the CEO and CTO) and prioritise these appropriately
  • Track the team’s progress throughout sprints and report any delays to management as appropriate (Scrum master)
  • Create future roadmaps and make sure that the software team can achieve the company goals
  • Make decisions regarding releases (timing, quality, which bugs are shippable and which block a release)
  • Review system component designs from other team members

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years software development experience
  • 5+ years team lead experience
  • Excellent C++ knowledge
  • Knowledge of Windows APIs, 3D graphics, interprocess communication
  • Experience with GIT
  • BA experience
  • Software architecture skills
  • Experience managing large public software releases
  • Experience integrating complex systems with hardware
  • Experience building low latency systems
  • Good understanding of QA processes
  • Full working proficiency in English

Optional Qualifications:

  • Information security knowledge
  • Japanese language skills

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Position:

Accounting Manager

Job Description:

  • Reviewing FOVE’s accounting process and considering improvements (e.g. introduction of new systems)
  • Responsible for the whole accounting process
    • General affairs (assortment journalizing, deposit and withdrawal management, managing accounts payable/receivable, internal expenses, etc.)
    • Monthly/yearly settlement of accounts
  • Managing payments and orders
  • Creating budgets
  • Tasks related to business planning
  • Various back-office tasks
  • Communication with accounting office
  • Reporting to the CEO

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years accounting experience internally or in an accounting office
  • JCCI bookkeeping certification level 2 or above
  • Strong internal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong task management skills

Optional Qualifications:

  • Interest in using English and Japanese at the workplace
  • Experience in export/import affairs and/or cost accounting
  • Passion for virtual reality

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Position:

Technical Support Manager

Job Description:

  • Providing leadership and direction to a team of support engineers
  • Supporting in hardware/software issues
  • Communicating with customers and internal engineers
  • Conveying a professional and positive company image in all external communications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated management/leadership skills
  • Experience with either hardware OR software development (QA, support, engineering/programming)
  • Experience with support ticketing systems
  • Japanese (full professional proficiency)
  • English (full professional proficiency)
  • Strong communication skills

Optional Qualifications:

  • Korean (professional working proficiency)
  • Experience in both hardware AND software development

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Position:

IT Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description:

  • Ensuring effective working environment for engineers, business team and researchers:
    • Maintaining inventory (PCs, peripherals, software licenses, etc.)
    • Setting up PCs
    • Maintaining (build) servers
    • Providing infrastructure support for employees
  • Safeguarding the security of company-owned digital information

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Understanding of enterprise software and development tool chain (Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins)
  • Experience with setting up Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins is preferred)
  • Experience with Linux (command line)
  • Experience with securely hosting servers
  • Good organizational skills
  • English (professional working proficiency)
  • Japanese (business level)

Optional Qualifications:

  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with VPN

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Position:

Software Engineer

Job Description:

  • Support our R&D team in creation of a tool chain
  • Architecting software
  • Implementation and optimisation of revolutionary algorithms

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with modern C++ (C++11 and C++14)
  • Good architectural skills
  • Experience with version control (especially Git)
  • English (full professional proficiency)

Optional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Boost
  • Experience with image processing and machine learning libraries such as OpenCV, dlib or armadillo
  • Experience with GUI tools libraries such as wxWidgets or Qt
  • Japanese (business level)

Apply via Wantedly Apply via email

Position:

Technical Support Engineer

Job Description:

  • Supporting in hardware/software issues
  • Communicating with customers and internal engineers
  • Conveying a positive company image in all external communications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with either hardware OR software development (QA, support, engineering/programming)
  • Experience with support ticketing systems
  • Japanese (full professional proficiency)
  • English (full professional proficiency)
  • Strong communication skills

Optional Qualifications:

  • Korean (professional working proficiency)
  • Experience in both hardware AND software development

Apply via Wantedly Apply via email

Position:

Data Scientist

Job Description:

  • Designing benchmarks and tests to evaluate algorithms
  • Setting up user experiments to gather ground truth data for benchmarking algorithms
  • Maintain integrity of data
  • Training parameterization of algorithms through machine learning

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong research/academic skills
  • Strong programming skills
  • Data visualization skills
  • Organized working style
  • Interest in machine learning
  • English (professional working proficiency)
  • Japanese (conversational level)

Optional Qualifications:

  • Experience with convolutional neural networks

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Position:

R&D Assistant Intern

Job Description:

  • Testing FOVE’s hardware and Software Development Kit
  • Finding, retracing and reporting bugs
  • Sorting and labeling image data (programming experience not required)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Independent self-starter
  • Interest in how software works (and how to break it)
  • English OR Japanese (professional working proficiency)
  • Ability to work at least two days a week (>16h) in our Tokyo Aoyama office

Optional Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with QA
  • Additional English/Japanese ability (conversational level)

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Position:

Global Operations Intern

Job Description:

  • Supporting Team FOVE’s global operations as a member of business department
    • Social media management
    • Marketing support
    • Document translation (English-Japanese/Japanese-English)
    • Event management
    • Customer service
    • Employee experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High multitasking skills
  • Full working proficiency in either English or Japanese
  • Ability to work at least two days a week (>16h) in our Tokyo Aoyama office

Optional Qualifications:

  • Extra-curricular activities or side projects related to VR
  • Additional business-level language skills (Japanese/English/Korean)
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Applicable part-time work experience

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Position:

Software Engineer Intern

Job Description:

  • Developing VR content together with our R&D department

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience developing with C++
  • Professional working proficiency in English
  • Ability to work at least two days a week (>16h) in our Tokyo Aoyama office

Optional Qualifications:

  • Business-level Japanese
  • Experience with APIs and SDKs
  • Experience with developer communities (setting up and management)
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience developing with Unity or UnrealEngine
  • Extra-curricular activities or side projects related to VR

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Position:

Hardware Engineer Intern

Job Description:

  • Assembling hardware
  • Casting
  • CNC device operation
  • Coating
  • Soldering

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Soldering experience
  • Technical education background
  • Ability to work at least three days a week in our Tokyo Aoyama office
  • Business-level Japanese

Optional Qualifications:

  • Passion for VR
  • Experience interning for a hardware startup
  • Extra-curricular activities or side projects related to VR

Apply via Wantedly Apply via email