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Software Engineer (OTA, Embedded)

Woven Planet Tokyo

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Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

The OTA (Over-The-Air) team’s mission is to bring quick, safe, and continuous vehicle software updates to the masses. We are part of Arene, an exciting vehicle development platform with a goal to simplify vehicle software development and increase developer agility. For developers, the OTA team provides a streamlined environment for implementation, verification, and deployment. For business owners, we enable intuitive vehicle fleet management and monitoring. For end-users, we guarantee consistent vehicle updates with the latest and greatest features and safety. We integrate tightly with partner teams and collaborate on features ranging from low level embedded in-vehicle firmware to high level user interfaces. We embrace challenges and drive innovations from scratch to delight our customers.

Who Are We Looking For?

The OTA team has two major ownership areas - Cloud and Embedded. As a member of the OTA team, you will be exposed to a wide range of technologies, such as web-based micro-services, and ECU (Electronic Control Unit) architectures. You will be innovating on end-to-end OTA solutions for delivering software updates to vehicles, quickly, efficiently, and securely. Ultimately, you will be a key contributor in the company’s vision in evolving “transportation” into “mobility”, harmonizing the best of "Silicon Valley innovation" and "Toyota craftsmanship". If you enjoy pioneering technologies, and working with a team as passionate as yourself, this is your place!


  • You will partner with stakeholders to define the best-in-class OTA systems for the global market
  • You will collaborate with both internal and external teams on cross-functional systems designs, providing insights and developing comprehensive solutions
  • You will implement, test, deploy, and integrate critical OTA features throughout complete software development lifecycles
  • You will pioneer development and testing infrastructures, establishing high standards
  • You will continuously improve internal documentation, tooling and engineering best practices
  • You will identify and master new technologies to solve consistently emerging challenges
  • You will be part of a closely-knit family, materializing the next technological advancement while having great fun


Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields
  • Experience in C/C++ programming
  • Basic security knowledge, such as encryption and signatures
  • Basic knowledge of network technologies
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Domain knowledge in the automotive industry and software update methodologies
  • Experience in building commercial-grade embedded systems
  • Experience in QNX and Automotive Grade Linux (AGL)
  • Experience in MISRA C/C++ and AUTOSAR C/C++
  • Experience in network programming
  • Experience in Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology
  • Experience in Cyber Security (ISO 21434) and Functional Safety (ISO 26262)
  • Japanese language skills

If you are currently located outside of Japan, don't worry, we'll set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype

About the Company

Woven Planet is building mobility for a safer, happier and sustainable world. A subsidiary of Toyota, Woven Planet innovates and invests in new technologies, software, and business models that transform how we live, work and move. With a focus on automated driving, smart cities, robotics 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. Automation that originated to increase the efficiency of daily activities has evolved into the safe, reliable, connected automobiles we enjoy and depend on today. Now, we are looking to the next 100 years and to extending that dream for a better life for all people from cars to smart cities.

Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship. The complementary strengths enable us to optimize safety, advance clean energy and elevate 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.

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)
  • Employee Benefits
  • In-house Training Program (software study/language study)