Data Strategist, Senior Engineer, City Services

Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. logo

Woven Planet Holdings, Inc.

Woven Planet, a subsidiary of Toyota, innovates and invests in new technologies, software, and business models that transform how we live, work, and move.
Apply now Apply later

ABOUT WOVEN PLANET GROUPWoven Planet Group (Woven Planet) represents a carefully curated blend of expertise and resources dedicated to bringing the vision of “Mobility to Love, Safety to Live” to life. Through innovations and investments in automated driving, robotics, smart cities, and more, we are transforming how humankind lives, works, and moves. We exist to design, build, and deliver secure, connected, and sustainable mobility solutions that benefit all people worldwide. Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.
Visit us to learn more:
THE TEAM The Toyota Woven City is a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells to be built at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. It is envisioned as a ‘living laboratory’ and ‘ever evolving,’ incorporating various types of cutting edge technologies. At the same time, it is also ‘human-centric,’ that is, it is expected to keep people safe and comfortable. 
Woven City’s R&D team will develop innovative products and services using technologies developed by Toyota Motor Corporation. 
Our mission is to: 1.  Develop services and products for Woven City2.  Expand capabilities through long-term R&D
Toyota Motor Corporation has been involved in a variety of technological development in the  robotics, energy, and automotive domains for a long time. Our team will leverage Toyota’s hardware expertise in these fields to create new value by developing software on top of this. 
Our team will develop innovative services that are essential to the city. As a first party developer, we will also build a foundation upon which third party partners can participate. Therefore, we are responsible for not just the applications but also the core software and capabilities.
Our team consists of many highly experienced members with international work experience. We strive to be open minded as we create a new culture with members from various backgrounds and nationalities. Our global team works closely with the Toyota Motor Corporation and the Toyota Research Institute in North America to develop our technologies and products.
We are seeking talented people to join us as we take on new challenges to create new products and services for the Toyota Woven City.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We are looking for an experienced data strategist, who can analyze a variety of city data and generate value information for the services offered in the Toyota Woven City. City data is such as life log, mobility, robot, facilities, wearable device, built-in sensors at home, smartphone, mobile application, web application,  home devices, human locators and so on. We expect you to develop strategies for data collection, analysis, and delivery, and to lead the planning and implementation of the PoCs.


  • Work closely with project leaders and peer engineers to develop Woven City data platform
  • Hypothesis creation, verification and benefit creation of services utilizing data obtained in Woven City
  • Selection of assets to be installed or implemented in Woven City
  • Design / implementation of data processing, data analysis
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and various service project owners to define the requirements


  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Statistics/Machine Learning related field
  • 5+ years of experience developing product systems using statistical analysis or machine learning
  • Skills of data design, cleansing, building model, performance evaluation from big data
  • Experience in value proposition design as a data strategist
  • Proficiency in programming implementation skills in Python, R, SQL, etc.
  • Proficiency in English at a business level and Japanese at a daily conversational level


  • Experience in designing and implementing communication protocols with data assets
  • Experience of machine learning framework (scikit-learn, tensorflow, pytorch, keras)
  • Professional knowledge and experience of cloud computing using AWS, GCP, etc.
  • Experience in designing and implementing data schema
  • Experience as an engineering team leader setting up data utilization systems for business use from scratch
If you are currently located outside of Japan, don't worry, we'll set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype.
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)
For more information about Woven City, please visit:
By submitting your application you agree to the following terms:
[OUR COMMITMENT]・We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.・We pledge that any information we receive from candidates will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.

Tags: AWS Big Data Data analysis Engineering GCP Keras Machine Learning Python PyTorch R R&D Research Robotics Scikit-Learn Security SQL Statistics TensorFlow

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Health care

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Japan
Job stats:  9  0  0
Category: Engineering Jobs
  • Share this job via
  • or

Other jobs like this

Explore more AI/ML/Data Science career opportunities

Find open roles in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Computer Vision (CV), Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Big Data, and Data Science in general, filtered by job title or popular skill, toolset and products used.