Job title: Autonomous Vehicle Architect
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Automotive Product Development
Expertise: Engineering - Software
Salary from: JPY ¥7,000,000
Salary to: JPY ¥10,000,000
Location: グローバル本社 | 埼玉県 (Saitama)
Job published: 2021-04-13
Job ID: 33469

Job Description



A position has opened for a SW and HW architect who can contribute and lead the full system design of autonomous vehicles. With excellent understanding and knowledge of the electrical architecture, steering and braking systems as well as powertrain engineering. 

You will lead, design and communicate the logical design system architecture, align both internally and externally and lead the implementation through the full development and deployment cycle - Design functional allocation (both HW & SW) per modules ( main focus is the interface between AD SW stack and the autonomous vehicle)

Design the SW abstraction layer between platform solutions and application layers for vehicles

In-vehicle verification of the designed system, creating a quick feedback loop with global development teams


Required Skills / Experiences

General Qualifications

Goal and customer oriented with the ability to develop state of the art technology while optimizing time to market

Strong analytical and problem solving skills to effectively solve complex problems cross-functionally

Strong communication skills, ability to explain and discuss complex problems, breaking them down into resolvable missions and measurable

Positive attitude, self-motivated with ability to focus in ambiguity

Passionate about innovation with a great desire to learn

Required Competences

Good understanding of vehicle dynamics & high-speed latency-critical systems

Experience in requirements specification, use cases and FMEAs (Failure Mode Effect Analysis)

Previous experience from product development and leading external collaborations (suppliers and partners) towards quality deliverables

Programming expertise in C++ and/or Matlab/ Simulink. Comfortable working in a Linux environment

Previous experience in development of production intent, automotive grade, embedded software, Integration, test (unit testing & code review) and troubleshooting SW

Understanding of code optimization &/ high performance computing, data structures, data association and safety critical algorithm development for real-time applications

Enhanced understanding of Functional Safety (ISO 26262) and the AUTOSAR standard


Experience in map generation/update and map based localization and positioning (GNSS & sensors based localization)

Understanding of various sensor modalities, IMU, GPS, GNSS, and perception sensors e.g. Radar, Lidar, Camera

• Expertise in state estimation, ego motion estimation, vehicle dynamics, inertial navigation, Kalman filtering, particle filtering and/or graphbased approaches

• Knowledge in modeling of dynamical systems, signal processing and Bayesian state estimation theory


Team Structure

40 members (Vehicle Engineering) multinational

Report to Director, Electronic Engineering


Expected annual salary range

JPY 7.5 - 10.0 M (total) based on experience/skills

Bonus: Not Applicable

Overtime allowance : Not Applicable

Prescribed Working Hour: 8 hours/day

Probation period: 6 month



Company rented apartment / house program following the companys regulation

DC Pension plan / Retirement allowance

Gym in the HQ office


Membership of Benefit Station


Social security

Applied Employment insurance

Workers accident compensation insurance

Company Health insurance

Social security pension of Japan



Commute fare is reimbursed following the companys regulation (Train or Car)

Flexible working time system (non-core time)

Work from home program following the company’s regulation


* Please be advised that if you do not currently reside or have permission to work in the Japan region, we reserve the right not to proceed.

** Please also be advised that if you clearly do not meet the requirements of the position, we reserve the right not to proceed although consultants will always endeavor to consider your profile for other positions.


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