Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Toyota gets hip to its need for efficient vehicle systems development!


At least 15 years too late (but better late than never), Toyota sounds like it is getting serious about highly efficient vehicle systems development, presumably leading to dependable software.

How about seeking some good candidates like Dr. Koopman? 


Post-Doc Researcher (Closed Loop)
Posted yesterday by Toyota InfoTechnology Center in Mountain View, CA under Research
Job Summary:
Demand for highly-dependable automotive systems is a challenge common to the past present and future. In order to address the increasing importance of E/E systems, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Systems and Software Research Team is conducting research projects including System & Software Assurance; Efficient Development Processes; and Dependable Software Platforms.
Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Systems and Software Research Team is seeking talented candidates for a post-doc researcher involving full-time research on highly efficient vehicle system development. This post-doc researcher position is mainly involved in the research agenda for systems and software engineering.
Primary Performance Responsibilities:
  • Research on Innovative Approach to Vehicle System Development including
    • Real-time system design
    • Model-based development for cyber physical systems
    • Multi-physics and multi-fidelity modeling
    • Model interoperability
    • Closed-loop simulation and verification
    • Applied formal verification
  • Ph. D in Computer Science or related field.
  • Deep knowledge of Computer Systems, Embedded Systems, and Systems and Software Engineering.
  • Research prototype development skills.
  • Ability to engage in general research activities, e.g., planning, time management, and team building.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a highly motivated team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
To Apply for this position:
Please include:
  • A cover letter explaining why you would like to work with us
  • Latest Resume/CV
  • Any other information that you think we should consider while reviewing your application
About us:
Since 2001, Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA, Inc. has specialized in R&D and business research with a focus on cutting-edge information technologies to advance the driving experience of Toyota automobiles and safety of the automotive industry on the globe. ITC’s current areas of interest include future vehicular network,in-vehicle software and system architecture, vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology, intelligent computing technology including artificial intelligence and machine learning, Smart Grid.