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Technical Sales Engineer

Zivid AS

Zivid AS

IT, Sales & Business Development
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Join the Zivid team !

Zivid is one of Norway's most ambitious new technology companies, serving the global robotics and automation market with our 3D computer vision solutions. Our high-end 3D cameras serve as the eyes of the robots and are deployed in manufacturing and logistics sites worldwide. We have 80+ employees, offices in five countries, a global customer base, and have the ambition to accelerate our growth and impact in Japan.

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We are looking for a highly motivated, goal-oriented, and customer-focused Technical Sales Engineer with an entrepreneurial spirit that can help us achieve great success with new and existing customers. This is a role where you will combine your commercial drive with your passion for technology; one that will allow you to grow your own communication, business development, and technical skill-set inside an exciting scale-up environment.


As our first dedicated Technical Sales Engineer for Japan you will have the opportunity to travel widely, collaborate with our teams both in Korea, China and HQ, and work closely with our Japanese customers on exciting 3D machine vision projects. Solving customer problems, winning projects and achieving successful deployments is the ultimate goal. You will be a critical member of the commercial team and represent the customer's voice to help our Product team design the best products.

We are looking for someone with strong passion for technology and automation who are comfortable in both leading and supporting customer through their projects. A technical background (preferably machine vision or robotics), experience and passion for working with customers, and the ability to have impactful technical conversations with customers is necessary.


  • B.Sc or M. Sc. Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, or equivalent
  • Experience with Machine Vision and/or Robotics
  • Demonstrable programming skills in C++ and/or .NET and/or Python and/or ROS
  • Excellent communication skills, structured, and solution-oriented
  • A self-driven team player with a strong passion for technology and world of automation and robotics


  • Competitive compensation package, including a sign-on options, competitive health insurance and opportunities to invest in internal capital raise rounds
  • 5-week vacation
  • A central role in an emerging young company with an international impact
  • Large degree of autonomy and opportunities for career growth by having high internal visibility and external impact with tier 1 customers
  • An open, creative, cross-functional, agile, innovative and international environment in a young international company
  • Challenging problems, responsibilities, and a great deal of fun!
  • An opportunity to drive the future of machine vision, robotics, and kinematics by working with ground-breaking hardware and software

Travel: up to 50% - with the opportunity to travel to Norway annually

Deadline: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, but no later than January 15, 2024

Location: Tokyo (exact location is flexible)

Start date: As soon as possible (upon agreement)

The official language of the company is English.

If you have specific questions about the position, they will be answered by SVP Sales & Marketing, mikkel.orheim(at)zivid.com