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Who we’re looking for
Toyota’s Integrated Vehicle Systems (IVS) Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Development Engineer.
The primary responsibility of this role is to support the development of Toyota’s Automated Driving Systems through software development, simulation, and data analysis related to items such as recognition, mapping, localization, path planning, and vehicle control.
Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager of IVS, the person in this role will support the IVS department's objective to develop, evaluate, and implement innovative ADS (Automated Driving Systems) and ADS/ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) technologies, and realize safe and comfortable automated driving experiences for U.S. Toyota customers.
What you’ll be doing
As a Development Engineer in our Automated Driving Systems (ADS) area, you’ll realize future ADS solutions focused on the North American customer, and unique road requirements. Here’s what you’ll be doing as a member of our team:
Developing software: Use agile processes to design algorithms and software using C/C++ and/or Python.
Evaluation: Evaluate features in simulated, closed-track, and public-road environments.
Projects: Negotiate project goals, plan task timelines, execute. Monitor status and engage regularly with stakeholders and Management for alignment.
Customer Centric Approach: Identify customer needs through data driven assessment of technology, infrastructure, driving environment, market, and social trends.
Storytelling: Summarize data logically to create easy-to-understand visualized reports for technical storytelling. Communicate proactively with stakeholders and Management toward building consensus.
Continuous Improvement: Challenge the status quo and push to develop breakthrough solution. Propose solutions to overcome deficiencies.
Collaborate: Form collaborate partnerships with stakeholders across the division to realize efficiencies through best practices in software engineering.
What you bring
Bachelor’s of Science (or higher) in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical degree
Computer programming experience (including any co-op/internship)
Experience in leading or collaborating on development of small/mid-scale software, electronic/mechanical control systems
Clear and concise written and oral presentation skills with strong time management and task prioritization
This position requires driving. A motor vehicle record acceptable by company standards is required for this position
Willingness to work overtime, when necessary, up to 10% of the time
Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time
What you may bring
Master of Science (or higher) in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical area
General knowledge of vehicle control; propulsion, braking, steering, etc.
Experience with Python programming
Experience in realizing real time control solutions for robotics or other automated mobile systems
Experience in developing ADAS/ADS technologies such as mapping, localization, path planning, and/or control
Experience with camera, radar, lidar, or sonar technologies
Exposure to IS026262 Functional Safety concepts and application to develop new systems. [Example: HARA, FSR, TSR]
Familiarity with software development quality tools. [Example: DFMEA, DRBFM, FTA]
What we’ll bring
During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
Vehicle purchase & lease programs
Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
Paid holidays and paid time off
Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
Flexible spending accounts
Relocation assistance (if applicable)
Belonging at Toyota
Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.
Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
Onsite child care
Unconscious bias training
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