Toyota Automated Driving Development & Test, Associate Engineer in Detroit/Ann Arbor, Michigan

Title: Automated Driving Development & Test, Associate Engineer Location: US-MI-Detroit/Ann Arbor-Ann Arbor Other Locations:

Explore taking your career further with one of the world’s most respected brands and one of the top automotive companies in North America! Toyota is growing and leading the way through innovations designed to enhance lives through forward-thinking mobility solutions. We are looking for diverse, highly-motivated team members who want to come grow and lead the change with us.

Toyota's Electronics System Department is looking for a highly motivated and qualified Automated Driving Development & Test Associate Engineer.

The primary responsibility of this role is to develop and integrate software components into Toyota's prototype vehicles, validate those components through simulation, lab, and vehicle tests, maintain and update those components, report findings and document procedures, and make recommendations to all Toyota stakeholders.


  • Develop, implement and validate software components for Toyota’s prototype vehicles

  • Plan and execute vehicle-level system and application validation test; leading both vehicle data collection and reporting

  • Demonstrate working prototypes (system and full-vehicle) to upper Toyota management

  • Document technical procedures related to software and integration

  • Independently maintain software development process, structure, libraries, and laboratories (both simulation and test vehicle)

  • Work with stakeholders to integrate software solutions for automated driving systems to existing US hardware and infrastructure (cellular communications, digital mapping)

  • Identify North American concepts, functional and performance requirements for next-generation automated driving systems

A successful candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with a major in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or a related discipline

  • Multiple projects leading system (hardware and software) functionality testing with test planning and execution

  • Documented experience with unit, integration, and functional software testing

  • Multiple projects leading software design, development and implementation using C , Linux, Java, UML, or Python

  • Multiple examples of oral and written presentations to report technical accomplishments related to system (software and hardware) design

A successful candidate may have:

  • A master’s degree

  • Experience with localization, map-building, and path planning algorithms for ground vehicles

  • Experience with prototype driving support systems (e.g., adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist)

  • Hands-on experience integrating radars (77GHz, 24GHz), cameras (mono, stereo), GPS, digital maps, ultrasonic, lidars, or wireless communication (DSRC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, cellular) technologies

  • Experience in Matlab, Simulink, dSpace and Vector tools

Standard Benefits

  • Comprehensive health care & wellness plans

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Vehicle Purchase and Lease Programs for positions that qualify

  • Relocation assistance for qualified moves

  • Tuition assistance and professional development programs

  • Retirement Plans: 401(k), Toyota Retirement Contribution, Retiree Medical Options

Toyota is 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.

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