Project Manager

About the Position

AI_NM_Full2007 Project Manager

General Information

Sony AI is seeking highly motivated, self-driven individuals with expertise in Machine Learning, Robotics and AI Ethics project management. We’re currently looking for smart, enthusiastic people who want to join our team of world renowned researchers as we push the boundaries applying AI in support of human creativity. In this role, the successful candidate is epxected to manage groundbreaking AI projects in the areas of Gaming, Imaging&Sensing and Gastronomy. Sony AI is a global organization with labs in the US (remote work possible), Zurich (Switzerland) and Tokyo (Japan).

Roles and Responsibilities

Support researchers and engineers with project management and coordination
Manage partnerships with academia, contractors etc.
Keep stakeholders up to date and facilitate communication with other teams
Work closely with a team of AI researchers and programmers in the US, Switzerland and Japan on ambitious AI projects
Travel to other Sony sites and visit partner institutions

Required Qualifications and Skills

Experience in management of engineering projects with diverse stakeholders
Excellent communication skills
Experience with agile project management. A track record of using agile methods in the context of AI, robotics or hardware projects is a plus
Basic understanding of robotics, machine learning and / or computer science is a plus
Excellent oral and written English. German and/or Japanese language skills are a plus
Master Degrees and above

Other Required Knowledge

・The ability to deliver on tight deadlines and adapt to evolving or changing requirements
・Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, and willingness in learning Japanese

Preferable major

Computer Science or similar

Working Location

Tokyo, Japan