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Software Quality Engineering

Woven Planet Tokyo

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Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Arene’s goal is to open vehicle programming to everyone by simplifying vehicle software development and increasing deployment frequency without compromising safety and security. This will create a whole new market of vehicle application developers who, through software, integrate a vehicle into our daily lives in novel ways. Arene aims to significantly improve how vehicles are designed and developed, and we’re working closely with Toyota to realize this goal in its next-generation vehicles.

The Global Execution Excellence team ensures that quality is built into the product from the very beginning and strives to constantly improve the way we develop.

We value the principles of the Toyota Production System and believe that thoroughly applying its methodology enables us to produce safe software in the highest quality and in the most efficient way.

The Arene Quality Management Team guarantees that the Arene Engineering team delivers the highest quality by defining and ensuring the adoption of a QMS framework of standards and controls for our work processes.

We value the principles of the Toyota Production System and believe that thoroughly applying its methodology enables us to produce safe software in the highest quality and in the most efficient way.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are looking for professionals who are excited about working in an environment which puts safety first in software production.

You will be working closely with development teams to define a working culture and supporting processes which guarantee built-in quality in our software products.


  • Define and implement the standards practices for Arene Software Quality Engineering and targeted objectives to ensure functional suitability, efficiency/performance, compatibility, usability, reliability, security, maintainability, and portability of the Arene software products according to the ISO/IEC25000 standards series
  • In alignment with Security and FuSa teams, define the management framework for the Software Quality Engineering through assigned roles, Quality Requirements and operations to be applied by the Arene Engineering team, ensuring their integration into the Arene Engineering QMS documented processes (Quality Management System)
  • Define the reference model and KPIs for Software’s Quality Evaluation and provide practical guidance for their application by defining standards, guidelines, and templates for the Quality Evaluation of Arene SW products
  • Collaborate with Software Quality Assurance Engineers to constantly reflect their findings into existing processes to improve the quality of the delivered products
  • Assist engineering teams in the roll-out of new procedures and their implementation
  • Act as a mentor to the engineering managers, supporting them to constantly enforce quality engineering practices toward total quality
  • Promote the Total Quality mindset within Arene Engineering Team through close collaboration, assessment of the teams’ achievements and capacity and trainings


Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent English communication and people engagement skills
  • Solid understanding and demonstrated experience in application of the ISO25000 series for Software Quality Management
  • Knowledge of software development processes, such as Automotive SPICE, CMMI, etc.
  • Solid experience in software development/engineering
  • Solid experience in SW Quality Engineering / Quality Assurance
  • Deep understanding of regulatory frameworks
  • Familiarity with modern Software development processes and tools
  • Solid project management skills
  • Experience working in multicultural teams and openness to various cultures
  • Mindset for ownership, growth, and a bias for progress
  • Deep commitment to quality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of quality management systems, such as ISO9001 or IATF
  • Familiarity with ISO (9001, 26262, 21434) standards and automotive standards such as automotive spice, WP.29 implementation in multi-discipline teams in the automotive industry
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry standards and regulations
  • Japanese communication skills

If you are currently located outside of Japan we will 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

  • 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)