May Mobility is a self-driving technology company, funded and supported by Toyota. May Mobility is working to transform today's mobility landscape, by starting with a niche market–low-speed shuttles for public roadways. Our vehicles are on the streets navigating complex downtown scenarios and transporting thousands of people on their daily commute every week. We are establishing a ground game that will propel us into even larger markets in the future.
Our team develops driverless technology to give people more time to laugh with friends, to solve an interesting problem, or to enjoy the world around them. We’re hiring people who share our passion for building the future, today.
This role is based in Hiroshima, Japan. In light of recent COVID-related travel restrictions, the ideal candidate will hold a Japanese passport or another passport currently allowed to travel safely to and from Japan (Republic of Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia). The ideal candidate does not need to reside in Hiroshima, but should be able to travel there. Housing and travel accommodations will be provided.
The Hardware Engineer’s primary role will be hands-on support of a new fleet deployment in Higashi-Hiroshima. The engineer will work intimately with the electromechanical elements of the system to ensure the success of the launch and safety of the autonomous operation.
Coordinates and implements vehicle upfits to support clean shuttle initiatives and finish build-out of the shuttle
Debugs electrical and mechanical issues on the shuttles as they arise
Performs preventative maintenance on May Shuttles
Records issues found and resolutions
Assists in testing the autonomous operation of the vehicle to ensure it follows May’s standards for safety and rider comfort
Implements hardware changes in the field and ensures that they are safe and ready for release
Communicates issues and successes to the USA based engineering team, and drives resolution
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or relevant experience
Proficiency in mechanical and/or electrical design
Knowledge of automotive systems - including wire harnesses and basic mechanical subsystems
Ability to debug and modify mechanical and electrical systems
Experience with CAN systems, including debugging and modification
Knowledge of automotive operation and maintenance
At least 2 years professional experience working on automotive systems
Benefits and Perks
Cash bonus upon successful completion of this project