Woven Planet is building the safest mobility in the 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. At Woven Planet we strive to build a safer, happier, more sustainable world.

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, elevate well-being, and improve how people live, work, and play. 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.

About the Organization

Woven Planet is developing automated driving technology using a data-driven approach. We’re building products at autonomy levels 2-4 to drive both near- and long-term improvements to mobility for all. Woven Planet has the backing of one of the world’s largest automakers, the talent to deliver on our goal, and a built in path to product and revenue—a combination rarely seen in the mobility industry. We’re looking for doers and creative problem solvers with a passion for improving lives.

Each member of our diverse and talented group of software and hardware engineers has the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our technology and products. Our growing team works in brand new garages and labs in Palo Alto, tests AVs at our dedicated test track in Silicon Valley, and explores the industry’s most compelling research problems at our office in London. With support from our Woven Planet colleagues in Tokyo, our work to improve the future of mobility spans the globe.

About the Team:

Arene is Woven Planet's flagship platform to enable programmable mobility. The Arene Platform is being developed to accelerate the creation of value towards a future where 'mobility' replaces 'transportation.' Arene enables true state-of-the-art mobility programming, it is the basis for next-generation vehicles. Its development-to-deployment process is revolutionary in its simplicity and efficiency. Getting safe software solutions from concept to market has never been easier, faster, or more accessible. These innovations are delivered by Arene which is also characterized by the longstanding principles of fine craft and hardware know-how that have been perfected by seasoned automakers.

Tight integration between the vehicle and the cloud provides a unique programming platform, pioneering a lower barrier to entry for innovation, and allowing engineers to invent in new and exciting ways. The Arene Plane team is responsible for end to end collection and processing of data across the vehicle and the cloud. This data is central to enabling programmable mobility, development of new features for upcoming vehicles and creating an optimized supply chain for OEMs.

You will be an integral part of the team designing services for our next generation of vehicle data management platform. You will work alongside some of the finest engineering minds managing vehicular data collection, data ingestion, event driven processing pipelines, and data enrichment of exabyte scale while meeting strict functional safety requirements.

About the Role:

At Woven Planet, we are building the Arene automotive platform using world class technology to build the safest mobility in the world. The Arene data platform is a modern vehicle data management system built around a distributed data architecture that is capable of generating, ingesting and managing several petabytes of data every day. The data platform creates measurable value for Toyota and other OEMs through data services and vehicle feature development.

We are looking for a highly-motivated Data Governance engineer responsible for designing and implementing data governance and quality assurance frameworks for the Arene data platform.

The ideal candidate will have the necessary technology, communication and leadership skills to hands-on manage highly visible and complex projects from start to finish. You will be responsible for architecting and implementing data governance solutions including metadata models, data quality, data lineage, roles and role based access models on a data platform that collect and manage data across millions of vehicles at an exabyte data scale.


What You’ll Do:

  • Develop data governance strategy for automotive data management systems in collaboration with other stakeholders
  • Define and implement data governance roadmap and frameworks to ensure compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Partner with data architects to define standards and processes for technical and business data elements, data dictionary, data lineage, quality, processes, classification, and policies that align with the data governance strategy
  • Implement data catalog and automate data governance workflows across distributed data nodes.
  • Understand business domain requirements and design/map roles and responsibilities to data access, incorporating compliance to privacy, security and global governance standards such as GDPR.
  • Understand wider company architecture, as well as industry trends. Lead cross-functional and cross-organizational initiatives on data governance.


What You’ll Bring:

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in roles related to data governance, metadata management, audit and/or data analytics
  • Experience with developing data governance strategies, roadmaps and frameworks, translating them into operational plans and delivering & monitoring them.
  • Experience working with data catalogs such as DataHub or Amundsen to implement and streamline data discovery and metadata management.
  • Ability to drive clarity out of ambiguous and uncertain scenarios and define precise requirements, priorities and actionable outcomes.
  • Understanding of global data privacy regulations and compliance requirements and experience incorporating them in data governance frameworks.
  • Ability to work across teams and organizations to drive consensus
  • Hands on skills with data modeling and data management

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with federated data governance 
  • Experience with distributed data architectures such as Data Mesh and with modeling Data as a Product
  • Understanding of the automotive domain.
  • Familiarity with RDF, ontologies and/or vehicle signal models


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