Careers

Position:

Lab Engineer (Research)

About the project:

FOVE is about to embark on a super geeky, amazing journey.

We want to welcome talented engineers with experience in machine learning and robotics to FOVELABS – your top-secret headquarters, from where together, we will create applications that will venture into both the known and unknown unknowns.

If you connect with the following, you’ll love it here:

  • You enjoy moving forward, fast
  • You are passionate
  • You don’t compromise on quality
  • You enjoy learning and sharing

Job Description

  • Participate in the creation of cutting-edge VR, robotics and machine learning applications
  • Solve complex problems
  • Building user-friendly applications for research

Minimum qualifications:

  • Proficient in Python or C++
  • Interest in ML and AI
  • Fluent in Japanese or English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new concepts rapidly
  • Interested in reading papers of computer vision / machine learning / artificial intelligence, to broaden your expertise
  • Experience in authoring academic papers and speaking at conferences
  • Master’s degree
FOVELABS wants you! If you think you match the description above, apply for the position.


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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:

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)

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Position:

Legal & IP Specialist

Job Description

  • Supporting inventors and development teams, to ensure that legal and IP-related needs are being met
  • Handling patent/trademark/design applications and prosecution in various countries (Japan, US, China, Korea, Taiwan, etc.)
  • Supporting protection of trade secrets, support of licensing to/from partners and providers
  • Reviewing and maintaining various types of agreements such as non-disclosure, trade, subcontracting, demonstrations, services, etc
  • Coordinating and collaborating with various stakeholders
  • Ensuring that FOVE complies with its outside regulatory requirements and internal policies

Minimum qualifications:

  • Understanding of Patent law and worldwide patent prosecution procedures, drafting claims
  • Experience with claim construction and infringement proceedings
  • Experience in conducting prior art searches and developing licensing strategies
  • Ability to communicate with attorneys in various countries (US, CN, KR) on legal and IP-related issues
  • Ability to communicate about technical topics with engineers and researchers
  • Fluent in English and Japanese

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Handling litigation and technology agreements
  • Experience with patent license negotiation
  • General legal understanding (company registration, stockholder meeting)
  • Experience with general legal back office tasks
  • Some technical background, e.g. IT/engineering/physics/etc
FOVELABS wants you! If you think you match the description above, apply for the position.


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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 Akihabara 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 Akihabara 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 Akihabara 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 Akihabara office
  • Business-level Japanese

Optional Qualifications:

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

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