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Research Engineer (Machine Learning)

Sony Tokyo
EN: none
JP: none
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Our focus is to develop groundbreaking tools and services by applying AI to data science. As such, our team works on exploratory and challenging projects, from research and development to the innovation of new services through the utilization of our research results.

The primary focus of your role will be to accelerate research in the exploration of new AI applications for data science in collaboration with research scientists and software engineers. You will therefore be involved in software development for research experiments and in prototyping for the exploration of potential new applications of our research findings.


  • Apply your software engineering expertise to design, develop, and implement research experiment codes and prototyping software.
  • Manage software development cycles for a software development team and produce technical deliverables as required.
  • Collaborate with researchers to develop new features or improve existing ones.
  • Actively participate in technical discussions as necessary.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or a similar technical field of study.
  • Experience with software design and development, obtained through either a degree or applied experience.
  • Experience leading software development teams.
  • Implementation skills in Python.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience contributing your skillset to an industrial project in machine learning.
  • Past involvement in the launch of new services.

Product, Service

  • Our goal is to propose new services and/or new functions to be implemented into existing products and/or services.

Development Environment

  • OS: Windows and Linux


  • Not Required

Coding Test

  • Python

About the Company

Sony’s purpose is simple. We aim to fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology. We want to be responsible for getting hearts racing, stirring ambition, and putting a smile on the faces of our customers. That challenge, combined with our spirit of innovation, motivates us to create groundbreaking technology, entertainment, and services for people worldwide.

Our history as a global brand has been built around employees that all have a passion for touching peoples' lives, and pride in pushing beyond the status quo to produce truly extraordinary results.

We’re uniquely positioned because we operate in many different industries - from movies and music to video games and electronics. And, with offices around the globe, we benefit from a global workforce that learns and grows together through mutual respect.

If you're ready to join a diverse team at an innovation-led company with the power to change lives, then we encourage you to read up on the different Sony group companies and check out our Life page. Then, get in touch, and together, let’s make the world say wow.