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Minimum USD Salary: 140,000
Maximum USD Salary: 230,000

Industry: Product & Technology – AD

Company: Woven by Toyota

Woven by Toyota is the mobility technology subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. Our mission is to deliver safe, intelligent, human-centered mobility for all. Through our Arene mobility software platform, safety-first automated driving technology and Toyota Woven City – our test course for advanced mobility – we’re bringing greater freedom, safety and happiness to people and society.

Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship. We leverage these complementary strengths to amplify the capabilities of drivers, foster happiness, and elevate well-being.


Woven by Toyota’s AD/ADAS organization is developing the core algorithms for safe and robust driving of complex and uncertain real-world environments. Our teams are contributing to next generation autonomy and ADAS active safety systems through core algorithms, data-driven approaches, and efficient architectures. We are looking for a systems-minded engineer with experience in AD/ADAS to develop motion planning algorithms for our products; an engineer who is excited to work with others on a cross-functional team to develop world-leading capabilities; an engineer who is passionate about applying the results of their efforts to improve the lives of millions through safety and mobility.


    • Develop state-of-the-art algorithms and software for the motion planning module to deliver desired driving behaviors in various driving scenarios.
    • Build metrics to measure, validate, and improve performance through testing in simulation and on roads.
    • Collaborate closely with teams such as Perception, Simulation, Infrastructure, Integration, Tooling to drive unified solutions.
    • Incorporate data-driven approaches to improve system performance and unlock new capabilities for safety or peace of mind.
    • Design reusable software components as part of an integrated system.
    • Understand and fulfill the software practices that produce maintainable code, including simulation, continuous integration, code review, HIL testing, and in-vehicle testing.


    • You possess an M.S., Ph.D., or equivalent, in Robotics, Control, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or other quantitative fields.
    • You have 3+ years of experience in development of motion planning algorithms for autonomous vehicles. Additionally, your expertise ideally includes the implementation of efficient computational geometry and linear algebra methods.
    • Experience with decision making, motion planning techniques like trajectory optimization, sampling-based planning, model predictive control, and Machine Learning for Motion Planning.
    • You are proficient in C++, and may have familiarity with Python or other programming languages.
    • You are an excellent communicator, skilled collaborator, and principled colleague.
    • You have strong R&D potential in algorithm design, data-driven approaches to safety, and large-scale systems architecture.
    • You have a strong, practical understanding of real-time system development, performance issues, testing modalities, and tradeoffs.
    • Your experience with code compliance and embedded systems is highly regarded.
    • Your familiarity with hardware-in-the-loop design is recommended.
    • (Nice to Have) Hands-on experience with building a planning stack for autonomous robots.

For California: $140,000- $230,000 a year

Your base salary is one part of your total compensation. We offer a base salary, short term and long term incentives, and a comprehensive benefits package. The California pay scale for this full time position is $140,000- $230,000. The total compensation offered to an employee will be dependent upon the individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, location, and level.


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

By submitting your application you agree to the following terms:

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• We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.
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