About Japan Computer Vision

Japan Computer Vision Corp. (JCV), a subsidiary company of SoftBank Corporation, is an AI startup that leverages SenseTime’s image recognition technology to provide cutting-edge solutions for the “smart building” and “smart retail” sectors.

Our products include SensePass, a facial recognition based access control system, and SenseThunder, an abnormal temperature detection and facial recognition system.

Tremendous growth in a short time

We’ve seen tremendous growth with a 10X increase in revenue and scaling up to 110 employees just by our second year of operation. As we’re still in our early stages, you’ll help shape the work environment, and as we grow, you’ll easily be able to step into more senior positions.

A Silicon Valley startup in Tokyo

We operate like a Silicon Valley startup that’s in the middle of Tokyo. We have leaders in the company who have lived and worked for several years at startups and large corporations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

A diverse international team

Our team is also diverse from different parts of the world. Diversity and inclusiveness are critical to our culture. With diversity, we foster a better work environment that improves our decisions and products.


For our engineering positions, we don’t require any Japanese abilities, and if you live abroad, we can help you get your visa to come to Tokyo, Japan.

Dedicated to the ethical use of AI technology

There are no available standards yet for the commercial use of AI technology in offline environments including city public spaces, businesses and neighborhoods. Until international standards are developed, we have established our own policy, that warrants all products and technology sold is free from features or capabilities which enable the identification of human beings based on:

  • Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
  • Political Views

Our Response to COVID-19

With COVID-19, we’ve started to allow employees to work completely remotely, with the option to come into the office for those who way to. Even after the pandemic has subsided, you’ll continue to be able to work remotely from anywhere in Japan.

About the position

JCV’s Core Infrastructure team is responsible for core systems that support our customers that use thousands of our IoT devices connected to our SaaS cloud, ranging from our real-time facial recognition services to how we store billions of messages in our datastores. The team’s central mission is to ensure JCV’s services always work — delivering a reliable, scalable infrastructure capable of supporting our distributed yet massively concurrent IoT hardware and software.


JCV wants a super technical, hands-on, and mission-driven Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our Core Infrastructure team to help us scale to the next level. As a critical senior member in the Core Infrastructure team, you will have significant leadership and impact on the evolution of JCV’s crucial core systems and architecture. If this sounds exciting, keep reading!

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