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#152 Robotic Engineer for Drone Company

[Company information]

This is a startup that provides industrial drone-based solutions and services. Its aim is to fully automate operations. They have a fully mobile drone system with automatic take-off and landing, automatic charging, and automatic data link functions. It can be operated as a set-up drone system (drone port) in areas such as security monitoring and equipment inspection of large-scale sites. This eliminates the need for workers to go to the site each time, enabling efficient and safe work execution. In June 2019 it was selected for the J-Startup, a startup company development support program promoted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. The company will continue developing its business in order to become a market leader in the growing drone or drone-related market.

[Company's main products and services]

1. A comprehensive platform that produces business automation by drones. This platform service has a variety of extended functions that are essential for business automation, such as integrated flight management, flight plan and performance data management, simultaneous flight with multiple aircraft, support for drones from various manufacturers, and connection to UTM.

2. A fully automatic operation drone system that enables automatic take-off and landing, automatic charging, and automatic transfer of shooting data.

3. This is a drone-specific communication system that allows real-time sharing of the video being shot between multiple sites and remote control of the camera.

*The clients are usually maintenance and security management departments of major business companies (electricity / oil / coal products / steel / transportation / construction / communications, etc.), local governments, police, fire departments.

[Technology environment]

Development languages: C++, Python,

Development environment: ROS, DJI SDK, Dronecode

Development PC: Mac, Ubuntu

Source code/issue management: GitLab, Backlog, GitHub

Chat tool: Slack

Information sharing: G Sutie

[Job role]

The task is to develop an autonomous drone. Depending on your experience and preference, you will be in charge of robot control technology or image recognition and analysis techniques required for autonomous control. Mainly software development, but if you have also experienced hardware development, you can use it more widely.


・ Robot control development skills using ROS

・ Autonomous control development skills using sensors such as LiDAR and stereo cameras

・ Drone application development skills using DJI SDK and Dronecode

・ Business Japanese level equivalent to N1

[Preferred requirements]

・ Development skills using DJI SDK

・ Working experience as a web / mobile engineer or robot engineer

・ Practical experience in agile development (scrum development, etc.)


・Salary: 6 million ~ 10 million JPY

・Salary promotion: twice a year (January and July)

・Employment Type: Permanent

・Location: Tokyo

・Work hour: Flextime (Core time: 11:00-16:00)

・Annual holidays: 124 days [weekends; public holidays; New Year holidays; Summer holidays]; Paid leave (10 days for the first year)