E/E Systems Architect



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 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.
You will play an important role on a team responsible for delivering a powerful, scalable next-generation vehicle platform for future Toyota and Lexus vehicles. This platform will comprise a new centralized, electrical architecture powered by Arene, Woven Planet's flagship programmable automotive software system that integrates on-vehicle OS and data collection services with the cloud.
This team will deliver full-stack solutions driven by high-quality UX research that drive product planning for Toyota's next-generation vehicles. This work will produce a complete vehicle solution starting with the digital services, the programmable software system, and the underlying compute and electrical architecture of the vehicle.
This team represents the cutting edge of software and hardware development at Toyota. Your work will marry the speed and agility of Silicon Valley software development with the standards of functional safety, craftsmanship, and time-tested quality of Toyota products in a fast-paced, prototyping environment.
It will be a hybrid role based in Palo Alto
As a leader of the Systems Engineering team, your role is to provide detailed technical product requirements for next-generation automotive electrical architectures in tight collaboration with customers (Tier1 and OEM), and worldwide marketing / SoC architecture / IC design / software teams. This is a hands-on role and the expectation is that you will lead by doing.


  • Subject matter expert for all things related to High Performance Compute (HPC) and System on Chip (SoC)
  • Expert in all things CPU, GPU, NPU, etc
  • Develop system requirements and create high quality, detailed product architecture specifications
  • Responsible for coordinating the overall product development and collaborating with teams for electrical, mechanical and thermal design
  • Develops, manages and coordinates development and validation plans, work with HW/SW design teams and partners to schedule and track design releases, prototype and sample builds and validation.
  • Understanding all aspects of the technology, the architecture and the function of the product.
  • Customer facing and ready to travel worldwide and partnering w/ BD and supply chain to source


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or another relevant field with 5+ years of relevant experience in the mentioned areas
  • 10+ years experience in system level design and architectures: electronics, thermal, mechanical, development and analysis, system reliability, and risk mitigation.
  • SOC architecture, development, and/or product delivery experience
  • Experience with NVIDIA, Renesas or Qualcomm SOC and hardware/software platforms
  • Multiple examples of requirements-to-ship full lifecycle product
  • Automotive product development and delivery
  • Taking consumer electronics-grade systems and adapting them to automotive environments
  • Experience with automotive electronic systems including the network layers (CAN, Ethernet)
  • Excellent technical communication through presentations and documentation (English)


  • Proven experience with High Voltage (HEV/EV) architectures.
  • Knowledge of virtualization, kernel development and operating systems
  • Proficient with hardware design collateral such as schematics and 3D files
  • Knowledge of EMC testing and reduction techniques
  • System development experience with Functional Safety standard ISO26262
We are committed to creating a modern work environment that supports our employees and their loved ones. We offer many options of the best programs to allow you to do your most meaningful work and to help you shape the future of mobility.
Excellent health, wellness, dental and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Family planning and care benefits
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