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CAREERS

Language Program
13 Results
Senior Research Scientist, Japanese Language
location Boston
Researcher
Language Program
Full Time

The Senior Research Scientist should be fluent in Japanese and English languages and will be working with Research Scientists who are part of Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT), Boston to collaborate on global projects in a friendly but agile work environment. RIT is the corporate R&D department of the Rakuten group and is responsible for leading strategic technological progress. The Senior Research Scientist should have strong expertise in the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) and/or in the field of image captioning. The Senior Research Scientist will primarily be tasked with significantly improving existing production systems with AI solutions based on State-of-the-art ML algorithms and Deep Neural Networks with a focus on converting new innovations into high quality conference papers and patents and hosting workshops and data challenges as part of industry tracks in top tier conferences.

Research Scientist Intern, Language – RIT
location Boston
Internship
Language Program

RIT-Boston is calling for research scientist interns who have strong expertise in the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) as follows. As a research scientist intern, you will get to work with a mentor in a research project in the areas of automatic product catalog generation and augmentation with or without user feedback. We want the interns to work for three to six months and contribute to a top conference paper.

Senior Research Engineer, Tokyo Engineering Group – Full time
location Tokyo
Others
Language Program
Full Time

RIT (Rakuten Institute of Technology) is an R&D organization working on core research areas to contribute to Rakuten Business. RIT follows AIPPM (AI Platform Program Management) strategies to align research with Rakuten Business.

TEG (Tokyo Engineering Group) works closely with RIT scientists to build production-adoptable AI prototypes and accelerate research in production. Flexibility to adopt to technology and business needs to build faster PoCs (Proof of Concepts) is essential.

Data Engineer (Tokyo Engineering Group), Middle/Senior Class – Full time
location Tokyo
Language Program
Full Time

RIT (Rakuten Institute of Technology) is an R&D organisation working on core research areas to contribute to Rakuten Business. RIT follows AIPPM (AI Platform Program Management) strategies to align research with Rakuten Business. TEG (Tokyo Engineering Group) works closely with RIT researchers to build production-adoptable AI prototypes and accelerate research in production.

Senior Research Scientist, Natural Language Understanding (NLU)Full time
location Boston
Researcher
Language Program
Full Time

The Senior Research Scientist will be working with other research scientists at all levels who are part of Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT), Boston to collaborate on global projects in a friendly but agile work environment. RIT is the corporate R&D department of the Rakuten group and is responsible for leading strategic technological progress. The Senior Research Scientist should have strong expertise in the fields of Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Natural Language Generation (NLG) and Machine Learning (ML). The Senior Research Scientist should have done original research during his/her doctoral tenure with a focus on research depth versus breadth and improved contemporary State-of-the-art solutions. The Senior Research Scientist will primarily be tasked with understanding and improving existing production systems with AI solutions based on State-of-the-art NLU, NLG, ML algorithms and Deep Neural Networks with a focus on converting new innovations into top tier conference papers.

Research Scientist, NLP
location Boston
Researcher
Language Program

The Research Scientist will be working with other Research Scientists at all levels who are part of Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT), Boston to collaborate on global projects in a friendly but agile work environment. RIT is the corporate R&D department of the Rakuten group and is responsible for leading strategic technological progress. The Research Scientist should have strong expertise in the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) and/or in the field of image captioning. The Research Scientist should have done original research during his/her doctoral tenure with a focus on depth and improving the former State-of-the-art rather than breadth of research. The Research Scientist will primarily be tasked with understanding and improving existing production systems with AI solutions based on State-of-the-art ML algorithms and Deep Neural Networks with a focus on converting new innovations into top tier conference papers.

Vice Section Manager, RIT Tokyo 2
location Tokyo
Language Program

We are looking for a vice-section manager for RIT Tokyo 2 Section to scale Rakuten Membership Services and Data Sciences engineering and technology.

Senior Research Scientist, NLP
location Boston
Researcher
Language Program

The Senior Research Scientist will be working with Research Scientists who are part of Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT), Boston to collaborate on global projects in a friendly but agile work environment. RIT is the corporate R&D department of the Rakuten group and is responsible for leading strategic technological progress. The Senior Research Scientist should have strong expertise in the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) and/or in the field of image captioning. The Senior Research Scientist will primarily be tasked with significantly improving existing production systems with AI solutions based on State-of-the-art ML algorithms and Deep Neural Networks with a focus on converting new innovations into high quality conference papers and patents and hosting workshops and data challenges as part of industry tracks in top tier conferences

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Research Scientist, Natural Language Understanding (NLU) Full time
location Boston
Researcher
Language Program
Full Time

RIT-Boston is calling for research scientist interns who have strong expertise in the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) as follows. As a research scientist intern, you will get to work with a mentor in a research project in the areas of automatic product catalog generation and augmentation with or without user feedback. We want the interns to work for three to six months and contribute to a top conference paper.

Research Scientist, Language Program
location Singapore
Researcher
Language Program

Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT) is looking for Researchers who are passionate about data and technology. As part of RIT, you will have an exciting opportunity to accelerate growth of existing Rakuten businesses, and to drive innovation with long-term benefits for the company; while collaborating closely with research, engineering, and business teams globally.

(Entry Level) Research Scientist, Language Program
location Tokyo
Researcher
Language Program

The Language program, which is one of our core science programs, aims to automatically create a well-organized product catalog using advanced NLP and ML technologies to generate structured information from unstructured product titles, descriptions, and images. We are also interested in leveraging weakly/semi-supervised and unsupervised techniques to incorporate signals beyond traditional sources, such as customer behavior data, to augment our language understanding. We are looking for research scientists with a strong research background in the NLP field and strong motivation to join the Language program.

Senior Research Scientist, Language Program
location Tokyo
Researcher
Language Program

The Language program, which is one of our core science programs, aims to automatically create a well-organized product catalog using advanced NLP and ML technologies to generate structured information from unstructured product titles, descriptions, and images. We are also interested in leveraging weakly/semi-supervised and unsupervised techniques to incorporate signals beyond traditional sources, such as customer behavior data, to augment our language understanding. We are looking for research scientists with a strong research background in the NLP field and strong motivation to join the Language program.

(Internship) Research Scientist, Language Program
location Tokyo
Internship
Language Program

The Language program, which is one of our core science programs, aims to automatically create a well-organized product catalog using advanced NLP and ML technologies to generate structured information from unstructured product titles, descriptions, and images. We are also interested in leveraging weakly/semi-supervised and unsupervised techniques to incorporate signals beyond traditional sources, such as customer behavior data, to augment our language understanding. We are looking for research scientists with a strong research background in the NLP field and strong motivation to join the Language program.