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DC Job Alert: Crash Avoidance / ITS Research @ Toyota

Automotive Crash Avoidance and Intelligent Transportation Systems Researcher-TMA0000S

Description
TOYOTA is seeking to fill an automotive crash avoidance and intelligent transportation systems research position in our Washington, D.C. Technical and Regulatory Affairs Safety group. The candidate must be a professional individual with a working knowledge of key automotive crash avoidance and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) issues to serve as a technical liaison with U.S. government officials, industry representatives, as well as, Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan.

Duties

  • Provide policy support for crash avoidance technology and intelligent transportation system projects, especially for USDOT sponsored demonstration projects.
  • Review and analyze various policy and institutional issues under the USDOT initiative, including privacy/security, rule of use, governance and certification authority.
  • Represent Toyota in various external activities, including industry consortium committee as well as non-profit organization’s task force, to advocate company’s position on policy issues in cooperative safety systems.
  • Monitor and report ongoing DOT-sponsored ITS issues and FCC reports daily (e.g. Federal Register, ITS JPO website).
  • Attend crash avoidance technology and ITS related workshops and meetings as necessary and issue summary reports.
  • Assist in developing power point presentations and other official • documents. Toyota Motor North America will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary package commensurate with experience. TMA also offers a generous package of employee benefits.

Qualifications

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or appropriate/relevant technical experience;
  • Ability to develop and enhance relationships with government and industry representatives;
  • Strong research and analytical skills, interpersonal skills, cooperative attitude, adaptability, and cultural sensitivity;
  • Knowledge of key federal agencies (RITA, NHTSA, FCC) and automotive engineering;
  • Willingness to travel regularly.

Skill Requirements

  • Working knowledge of key current crash avoidance technology and intelligent transportation systems issues; Proficiency with computer to assist in preparation of presentations and other project related documents; Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Bilingual (Japanese-English) preferred, but not required;
  • Previous regulatory experience preferred, but not required.

Job: Research
Primary Location: US-DC-Washington-Washington
Organization: TMA – Toyota Motor North America
Travel: Yes, 15% of the time

For more information about the position and to apply, please visit Toyota Talent Link at http://www.toyota.com/talentlink/

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