Software Engineer, City OS (Internship)



Software Engineering
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023
Woven by Toyota is building mobility for a safer, happier and more sustainable world. A subsidiary of Toyota, Woven by Toyota develops and invests in new technologies, software, and business models that transform how we live, work and move. With a focus on software-defined vehicles, automated driving, data-driven intelligence, security, mobility services, embedded platforms, AI, and more, we build on Toyota's legacy of trust and safety to deliver mobility solutions for all.
For nearly a century, Toyota has been delivering products and services that improve lives. Its earliest offerings, which automated the simple manual task of weaving, have evolved into the safe, reliable, connected automobiles we enjoy and depend on today. Woven by Toyota is an integral part of Toyota’s vision for the next 100 years—a world where mobility is easier, safer and more enjoyable for more people.
Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship and operational excellence. These complementary strengths enable us to develop and deliver cutting-edge technology at scale—optimizing for safety, advancing clean energy and elevating well-being. We envision a human-centered future where world-class technology solutions expand global access to mobility, amplify the capabilities of drivers, and empower humanity to thrive.
Are you ready to make a difference towards mobility for all? Woven by Toyota internships may be the place for you. In this internship program, you will participate in one meaningful project that impacts our future key results, and work with our colleagues as one team. Our world-class engineers will be your mentors, supporting you in order to provide you with a fruitful experience. We look forward to hearing from engineering students who have a strong passion to make people’s lives better and happier, and to create products that innovate the world through technology!
Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree with an expected graduation date Dec 2023 – Mar 2025
*Must be in School
Start Date: August 1, 2023 or September 1, 2023
Internship Duration: 3 months
Timing: 3-5 days on weekdays
Salary: Hourly wage
Work Location: Nihonbashi (Head Office), Higashifuji
・The program is expected to be onsite.
・International air tickets, visa support, and temporary housing will be provided to international students.
・Temporarily housing will be provided for those students who are outside of the Tokyo region.
Start date: August 1, 2023
International students: April 9, 2023
Local students: May 28, 2023
Start date: September 1, 2023
International students: May 14, 2023
Local students: June 25, 2023
*Please note that the position may be closed prior to the due date. Please apply as soon as possible.
Woven City is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone is valued and respected. We are an equal-opportunity employer.
Toyota's Woven City is a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells to be built at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. It is envisioned as a 'living laboratory' and 'ever evolving', incorporating a diversity of cutting-edge technologies. It will be the world's most programmable city. At the same time, it is also 'human-centric', serving the needs of its citizens and keeping people safe, comfortable, and happy.
Our mission is to create the digital heart of Woven City: a software platform called "CityOS". All digitally connected services in the city will be orchestrated and delivered on this platform. The technical challenge is huge, and includes creating state-of-the-art systems for collaborating microservices, identity, authentication, privacy, security, data broking, IoT control, and much more. The platform will be open to third-party inventors who will collaborate with us to unlock the potential of the world's smartest city.
For more information about Woven City, please visit: https://www.woven-city.global/
We are looking for internship students who are passionate about technology and how it can transform the world into a better place.
Our team offers service developers in the city the functionality to develop more easily and securely, so if you are interested in keywords including, but not limited to user management, authentication, authorization, consent, data protection, and IoT device management, we encourage you to apply.


  • You will collaborate closely with other engineers to develop and document CityOS requirements, architecture, design, code, and tests.
  • You will collaborate with teams who are building digital services, and help them get the most out of the City platform.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or a similar major with an expected graduation date August 2024 – March 2025 *Must be in school
  • Must be available for a 3-month on-site internship in the summer of 2023
  • Have no more than 24 months of professional full-time work experience in the technology field (excluding internships, research and/or teaching assistant roles, and military experience).
  • Experience in programming in one or more of the following languages: Go, Java, JavaScript, Python, Rust, or TypeScript.
  • Good communication, a proactive mindset, and strong problem identification and solving skills.
  • Proficiency in conversational-level English.


  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • ---- One or more of the following cloud services: AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • ---- Container orchestration and service meshes.
  • ---- API design with OpenAPI/gRPC technologies.
  • ---- IoT control and data collection.
  • ---- Distributed event streaming e.g. Apache Kafka.
  • Experience in software development following GitHub flow
  • Proficiency in conversational-level Japanese.
If you are currently located outside of Japan we will set up an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype.
Meaningful Projects that contribute toward your team’s goals and have an impact on our success.
Committed Mentors aligned for each intern for guidance and managers to support you throughout the internship.
・Structured Midpoint Evaluations that share real feedback on how you are growing both technically and professionally.
Professional Development and Fun Events to ensure you are learning and enjoying the summer.
Final Project Presentations that showcase your excellent work to our Woven by Toyota community.
・Our interns enjoy many benefits, perks, and housing assistance for the duration of the internship.
・As your internship wraps up, you will be considered for a return offer as a full time employee, to start when you graduate.
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・We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.
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