At DOCOMO Innovations, we aspire to work with the most talented and brightest researchers and support staff available. Our researchers work in an environment of discovery, technology, and innovation and all of our employees benefit from a supportive, collegial corporate culture. DOCOMO Innovations is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, less than one hour away from metropolitan San Francisco.
DOCOMO Innovations is an equal opportunity employer!


Research Engineer

DOCOMO Innovations Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time position in the area of wireless systems research and development.

Candidates for the position must have a PhD and a solid foundation in wireless communications, statistical signal processing, and machine learning.
In-depth knowledge of one or more of the following areas is a plus:
Communication systems for mm wave and beyond, large antenna array technologies and Massive MIMO, and state-of-the-art deep learning techniques and algorithms.

Candidates are expected to show initiative in formulating and solving problems, developing algorithms, and conducting simulations in support of concepts.
The selected candidate will work as part of a research and development team, tasked with pursuing cutting-edge research as well as focused investigations in support of advancements in DOCOMO’s network and in standardization.

DOCOMO Innovations Inc. (DII) is an overseas Research and Development (R&D) arm of NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s premier mobile operator.
We are located at the heart of Silicon Valley.

How to apply: Online

Cloud Solution Architect

  • Objective
    • Cloud Solution Architect: Cloud full stack software/systems engineer for Cloud infrastructure automation, CI/CD and DevOps, Cloud-related technology evaluation
  • Term
    • Full-time Employee
  • Responsibilities
    • Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process
    • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software
    • Develop and organize cloud systems
    • Work closely with IT security to monitor the company’s cloud privacy
    • Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner
    • Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud
    • Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company
  • Requirements
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Excellent trouble-shooting skills
    • Self-motivated with the ability to drive features to delivery
    • Quick learner: able to research, learn and adapt new and emerging technologies
    • Ability to work in a fast paced high growth environment utilizing a diverse range of tools and technologies
    • Good team player.
    • Flexibility
    • 5-7 yr+ experience, BA/BS in Computer Science, MS preferred or equivalent work experience

How to apply: Online


Job description and requirements:


Internship position at DOCOMO Innovations Inc., Palo Alto, CA 94304.

We are looking for a qualified candidate to work on a self-contained internship project to explore applications of deep learning neural networks to image processing or natural language understanding.
The precise topic of the internship will be determined in discussions with the accepted candidate, but will be about making vector or tensor representation for specific subjects.
We also expect candidates to come up with evaluation methods, improvements to existing methods and speed up training of the model.

Candidates must  have a master’s degree or take a master degree course in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or electrical engineering, and must be proficient in programming in Python. 

Familiarity with deep learning network architectures (especially CNN/LSTM), and experience in training such models using popular tools (PyTorch, Tensorflow, Keras, etc.) is highly recommended.  Experience with processing images/text and exposure to concepts like word2vec/BERT/Siamese Network, etc. is also desirable.
Good communication, teamwork, and presentation skills are also essential.

The selected candidate is expected to work for twelve weeks with members of the AI &  Data Analytics Innovation Group at DOCOMO Innovations, Inc.
The selected candidate will be assigned a supervisor from among our experienced staff.
The intern is also expected to present weekly status reports on his/her project progress during the weekly group meetings, and a final written report and oral presentation at the end of the internship period.


For 12 weeks and extension may be considered for any graduated student.

How to apply: Online


Exceptional Benefits for Exceptional people at DOCOMO Innovations, Inc.

DOCOMO Innovations, Inc. employee and family benefits have been designed to promote our employees’ health, wealth, and security. We make sure that our employees can enjoy life and are able to plan for a comfortable future. Our benefit package offers a full range of benefits designed to build a strong relationship with our employees and their families and provide for their needs. Your satisfaction, safety, and trust are important to DOCOMO Innovations, Inc.

Cash Compensation Scheme

The Company operates a cash compensation scheme based on fixed and variable components. The company recognizes the importance of remaining competitive in this area and for that reason the compensation structure is under continuous review in addition to the scheduled review program described below.

Retirement Planning

401(k) Plan Employees are eligible to join the 401(k) plan after 90 days of employment with DOCOMO Innovations, Inc. Employees may participate in the plan by contributing any percentage of their salary (up to the federal government set total dollar amount limit) into the plan. DOCOMO Innovations, Inc. will make a safe harbor matching contribution equal to 100% of your salary deferrals that do not exceed 2% of your compensation, plus 50% of your salary deferrals that exceed 2% but do not exceed 5% of your compensation.  Contributions are made on a tax-deferred basis.

Employee and Family Benefits

Holiday and Time Off Benefits

Income Continuation Benefits

Additional DOCOMO Benefits and Incentives

Employee Referral Bonus

Company Sponsorship of H-1B Status Applications & Permanent Resident Status Application