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.
Team members of the Chief Architect Office are expected to exemplify what it means to be a highly-effective cross-functional individual contributor. They are expected to be the go-to people for their area of specialization by having built respect and trust within Woven. Team members’ work is expected to have multiplicative effects on the work of other teams within Arene, while cutting across organizational boundaries and ensuring that Woven delivers the right thing, with high quality, on time, at the right cost.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are looking for a technical tooling expert for modern software development, who is able to architect tooling for mobility where safety and security are critical components, using a variety of open source and proprietary technologies.
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
We offer a stimulating and cooperative team environment, where writing quality software that doesn’t compromise safety is our main priority. We use modern development processes and tools, use and improve existing standards, in an industry that’s keen to change. Our communication language is English, but we are primarily located in the exciting international metropolis of Tokyo. Our values harmonize the best of “Silicon Valley Innovation” and Toyota Craftsmanship. Relocation support is available.
We learn from each other, as well as support and encourage ongoing training such as:
・English and Japanese
・Software Safety and Security
・Modern Software Quality Management Practices
We put a strong emphasis on ethics and team values, which include:
・Work with Integrity
・Be Empathic and Open to others
We believe in:
・Growing together through teamwork
・Courage to make history
Ask us what these values mean to us.
WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
・Architect and support implementation of a software development tooling strategy (compilers, runtimes, libraries, linkers, debuggers, etc) that supports legacy use cases and improves the state of the art where possible
・Align tooling with the development platform and onboard vehicle components with other architects
・Synchronize with suppliers and OEMs to ensure our tooling strategy meets their goals
・Consult with internal service organization to help suppliers and OEMs adopt new tooling and software practices
・Participate in open source communities and standards bodies to advance industry-advancing tooling
・Hire and up-skill technical experts
・Enable a world-class engineering culture where individual opinions are heard and valued
WHAT DO WE NEED?
・Excellent communication skills, customer management, and engineering skills
・Extensive experience with modern software development tooling, especially for C and C++
・Experienced engineering practitioner in a commercial production environment
・Empathetic leader capable of understanding and supporting individual potential
・A a capable leader who enables a culture that does not compromise on safety or security
・Desire to work in a multicultural teams and openness to various cultures
・Demonstrable experience working with modern software development practices
・Mindset for ownership, growth, and quality
・Developing relevant modern software development tools, particularly for C++ compilers, libraries, runtimes, sanitizers, fuzzers, debuggers, linkers
・Deploying modern software development tools at scale
・Contributing to open source projects and participating in standards bodies
・Japanese communication skills, knowledge of quality management systems, automotive industry engineering, and security-conscious software design and implementation
・Familiarity with ISO 26262, SOTIF, or other functional safety standards
・Video games, simulation, or high performance computing
・Full life-cycle product development from product-market fit to production deployment
・Manufacturing and supply chain management
If you are currently located outside of Japan we will set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype.
WHAT WE OFFER
・Competitive Salary - Based on skills and experience
・Work Hours - Flexible working time with NO core-hours
・Paid Holiday - 20 days per year (prorated)
・Sick Leave - 6 days per year (prorated)
・Holiday - Sat & Sun, Japanese National Holidays, and other days defined by the company
・Japanese Social Security - all applicable (Health Insurance, Pension, Workers’ Comp, and Unemployment Insurance, Long-term care insurance)
・In-house Training Program (software study/language study)
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・We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.
・We pledge that any information we receive from candidates will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.
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