Job: Japan Market Validation Engineer

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Title Japan Market Validation Engineer
Location Tokyo, Japan
Job Information

Job Description Summary


The Cloud Services (CCS) team is responsible for designing and developing software that enables real-time speech recognition, natural language understanding (NLU) and text-to-speech for some of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Japanese market system validation engineer to join a world-class team building server-side functionality that is at the core of all Cloud.

The selected candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and executing system validation for our AI / NLU solution for automotive customers.  The candidate should also be a Japanese native speaker and have excellent Japanese market knowledge.




We are looking for a motivated system validation engineer. Your main responsibilities will be, but not limited to:


  • As a system validation expert, specify and document the test strategy
  • Participate and provide input (from market knowledge) in the technical aspects of the software solution through the full development lifecycle (including requirements, design, implementation, testing, documentation, maintenance, training and support).
  • Work in an agile environment with CI/CD
  • Troubleshoot problems (root cause analysis) and report defects in JIRA.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define the best test strategies, with emphasis on the Japanese market.
  • Play an active role in daily scrums, weekly grooming sessions, etc.
  • Design, develop, automate, and maintain functional tests using Java, REST Assured, JMeter or internal automation frameworks
  • Build end to end tests to test the product, focusing on validation of NLU and content from 3rd-party provider (3PP)



  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5-6 years software industry experience .
  • Japanese native speaker
  • Good knowledge of Japanese voice user interfaces and specifics about the Japanese market preferred.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to focus and complete tasks on time
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems quickly and creatively
  • Self-starting, self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficient
  • Experience working as a Software QA Analyst or equivalent position
  • Experience with Jenkins, Bamboo, or equivalent CI/CD
  • Show flexibility under changing conditions


Preferred Skills


  • Microsoft Azure Cloud knowledge
  • Knowledge of Junit, HttpUnit, Fitnesse or other API testing tools.
  • Experience and interest in web technologies (e.g. Node JS, Angular JS)
  • Unix/Linux OS and networking knowledge
  • Web programming experience: JavaScript/jQuery, MySQL, PHP
  • Programming languages knowledge: Java, C/C++
  • Experience with client/server software architecture and SoA (Service-oriented Architecture)
  • Experience with distributed systems programming (protocols: HTTP/REST, WebSockets, SOAP, gRPC)



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