Senior Embedded ML Engineer, MLTools

Nihonbashi, Tokyo

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COMPANYToyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD) was established in March 2018 as a $2.8 billion joint venture between Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. (Aisin), and Denso Corporation (Denso) to develop fully-integrated, production-quality software and automated driving technology.  TRI-AD is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and aims to create a smooth software pipeline from research-to-commercialization, and strengthen the collaboration within the Toyota Group in the domains of research and advanced development.  The core mission of TRI-AD is to become a world-class software and technology company and to build the safest car in the world.  Attracting top talent internationally, TRI-AD has adopted English as its official language in order to facilitate collaboration and partnerships globally.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?As a Senior Engineer in the Machine Learning (ML) / Computer Vision (CV) Tools team, you will work alongside research scientists and engineers not only within TRI-AD but throughout the Toyota Group and its vendors. You will be responsible for designing and implementing automated ML/CV workflows to debug, test, optimize and scale ML models / CV applications (app for production vehicles. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about building tools and frameworks to enable cutting-edge ML / CV solutions for real-world autonomous driving problems. 


  • Develop, profile, and optimize hardware-aware ML models / CV apps and workflows
  • Build tools to deploy ML models / CV apps from the cloud to edge devices
  • Lead safe ML model / CV apps development according to ISO standards
  • Collaborate with other engineers and scientists to develop high-performance frameworks and tools
  • Design, communicate, and build new features to meet the needs of customers both inside and outside of TRI-AD


  • Strong experience of building robust and scalable CV/ML products or tools
  • Strong experience with CV/ML model optimization for edge devices based on profiling and scheduling techniques
  • Strong C/C++and Python skills with strong ability to write high quality, unit-testable code
  • Strong communication skills, team player and a good listener as well as customer focus with a “Can-Do” attitude
  • Experience integrating with CI tools programmatically, especially Jenkins or GitLab
  • Experience with SCM tools and processes: Git, Continuous Integration, Code Reviews


  • More than 3 years of CV/ML implementation experience in the industry
  • Strong knowledge with ML model optimization techniques like NAS (Neural Architecture Search), quantization, and distillation
  • Experience with ML frameworks like PyTorch, TensorFlow and ML standard formats like ONNX
  • Experience with ML optimization frameworks like TVM and Glow
  • ISO26262 and ISO/PAS 21448 knowledge/work experience is a plus
  • Experience in contributing to or maintaining open-source especially in machine learning software is a plus
If you are currently located at outside of Japan, don't worry, we'll set an interview over Google Hangout Meets or Skype.
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Job tags: Autonomous Driving C++ Computer Vision Machine Learning ML Python PyTorch Research TensorFlow
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