Honda Research Institute JP

Career Opportunities

Engineer: Planning

Job Overview

  • Propose and implement prototyping to demonstrate value in regard to human-machine communication research
  • Establish software requirements and suggest best practices and suitable tools and processes for sustainable software development
  • Set up test environments for software quality assurance, and audit software security
  • Manage external software projects, including engineering requirements and budget management
  • Collaborate with research teams, sister institutes in the US and Germany, and related departments within Honda R&D

Required Skills/Experience

Required skills

  • Able to understand advanced internal and external technologies related to research described in the job outline above, and able to build and refactor software
  • Able to design prototype systems for verifying value, and able to plan associated verification tests
  • Able to promote projects for the value verification above

Ideal candidate profile

  • Have a keen interest in advanced technologies and be able to discern technology trends
  • Have experience in the prototyping or social implementation of advanced technologies

Required degree

  • Minimum of bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or related field

Even if you feel you do not meet all of the above requirements, we welcome your positive application!
We are looking for people who can tackle problem solving systematically and who can work on realistic and sustainable solutions as a team player in a multicultural environment!


Japanese: Native or higher than JLPT N3
English: Native or Daily conversation

Type of Employment

Employment status

  • Fixed-term contract (3 years)

* Renewable
* 6-month probationary period


  • Negotiable based on company regulations in consideration of experience, ability and previous salary

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter via email or postal mail to the address below. *Application documents will be disposed of responsibly after the selection process is complete.

Recruitment Office
Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd.
8-1 Honcho, Wakō-shi, Saitama 351-0188
recruit (at)