Weather Engineer (Meteorologist)

Application Guidelines

Job Description
  • Development and maintenance of our Disaster Prevention applications
  • Development and maintenance of weather and disaster prevention systems for internal and external use
  • Weather Forecasting services
Application Requirements
  • You are a qualified meteorologist or are studying to become one.
  • Have basic knowledge of weather and disaster prevention/management
  • Have basic knowledge of geographic information systems
  • The ability to program in one or more of the following languages
Welcome Skills and Experience
  • Have qualifications as a Disater Prevention expert
  • Have worked in Weather Forecasting
  • Have experience in developing mobile apps (React Native)
  • Have knowledge of web map libraries such as Mapbox, OpenLayers, Leaflet, etc.
  • Have good knowledge of georeferenced data such as Shapefiles, GeoJSON, Vector Tiles, etc.
  • Have knowledge of how to process large volumes of images and video efficiently.
Salary
Monthly income from ¥400,000
  • Determined in accordance with our internal policies, taking into account performance and ability.
  • Includes a fixed overtime allowance of 20 hours.
Associated Department
Disaster Management & Prevention Division, Research and Development Department
Employment Status
Permanent Staff (3 month evaluation period)
Location
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Work Location
Tokyo HQ (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
※ Remote work available (for residents of Japan)
Working Hours
Flextime system (no core time)
  • Standard working day of 8 hours
  • You may be asked to work at a specified date and time, if you have meetings or work commitments.
Bonuses
Twice yearly (from the second year onwards)
determined by the performance of the previous year.
Time Off
  • 2 days per week (Saturday + Sunday)
  • Public Holidays
  • New Years
  • Paid Leave
  • Special Leave (Congratulatory + Condolence Leave, Birthday Leave)
Social Insurance / Benefits
  • Full Range of Social Benefits
  • Health Checkup (Once yearly)
  • Commuting Allowance (up to 30,000 yen)
  • Moving Allowance (once only, before or after starting your position)
  • Welfare Club (Relo Club)
Language Proficiency
Japanese JLPT N3-N2 equivalent
English skills welcome but not required
Other Conditions
  • Enjoy or participate in conversation about Evangelion and Ghost in the Shell.
  • Enjoy working in the setting of "employees of an undisclosed organization that reports directly to the UN."
  • Willingness to learn new skills and technologies.
  • Enjoy working in (or not dissatisfied with) a nonhierarchical organisation.

Recruitment Process

How to Apply

Please fill out and submit the employee recruitment form according to the application form and conditions below.
A member of our team will respond as soon as possible.

Personal Information
  • Applicant's Name
  • Applicant's Email Address
Questions
  • Desired PositionRequired
  • Work HistoryRequired
  • MotivationRequired
  • Explain how you can help us to achieve our mission to "Make Japan Safer".Required
  • What handle do you go by online?Optional
  • Link your GitHub or Bitbucket account (if you have one).Optional
  • What is your favourite OSS (Open Source Software) or Web Service that you have developed?Optional
  • List any OSS (Open Source Software) or Web Services that you have recently discovered and been impressed by.Optional
  • Let us know of any questions you may have about our company.Optional