Solution Engineer – Japan (f/m/d)


Tokyo, Japan


Tokyo, Japan


Position Description

You will be part of our Department of Customer Project Management. 
As a Solution Engineer with strong core technical skills, you are responsible for winning new business by actively driving and managing the technical presales with existing and new potential customers.
You will also support and advise project leaders during complex change requests. You act as the technical expert and transfer Cinemo product knowledge to customers in presales. You collaborate closely with the sales and software engineering departments and customer technical staff to ensure best positioning of Cinemo’s portfolio in customers’ projects.
This role requires an energetic and motivated individual who works well in a fast-paced dynamic environment. The role will be located in the Tokyo, Japan office.


  • Provide architectural guidance for the customers about Cinemo’s product portfolio
  • Translate customer use cases into Cinemo features, anticipate customer technical needs
  • Provide technical documentation, datasheets and answer technical questions for specific products
  • Act as interface between the Sales, Portfolio Management, Cloud DevOps and the SW Engineering team for requirements of new features
  • Build and manage Proof of Concept projects
  • Manage the handover to project support after contract signature  
  • Contribute to RFI-s, RFQ-s and Q&A sheets by driving the delivery of content for the technical part
  • Drive the preparation and support the negotiation of Statements of Work

Experience & Skills

  • College/university degree
  • Understanding of software engineering processes with complex technical issues
  • Very good knowledge of C and C++ programming languages
  • Experience in customer interaction, ideally in technical context 
  • Basic Android knowledge/experience
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for efficient collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Well-organised with high attention to detail
  • Proficiency in English 
  • Likes to work in a multicultural, diverse and inclusive environment while embracing the Cinemo values of Respect, Innovation, Reliability and Speed

Nice to have:

  • Experience in technical pre-sales
  • Interest in next-generation multimedia
  • Experience in automotive sector or with complex embedded systems

Cinemo is a global provider of highly innovative infotainment products that make every screen an opportunity. Its range of award-winning, fully integrated, low-footprint digital media offerings combine high performance with high quality and are truly system agnostic. Whether embedded, as mobile apps or through the cloud, Cinemo supports all digital media scenarios for any industry and any device. Its product portfolio is designed and built to deliver excellence, accelerate time to market, and lower TCO for its clients while creating digital media experiences that matter.
Founded in 2008, and with a strong history of industry firsts, Cinemo is the partner of choice for more than 40 market-leading OEMs and over 20 tier-1s. The company works with the top high-tech and consumer electronic companies as well as global music and video content providers. Cinemo’s global team of 200+ innovative thinkers from 35 nationalities continuously delivers groundbreaking innovation.