Toyota Motor Europe

Technical Project Lead

Job ID
Business Area
Mobility & Connected Car
Brussel (Evere)

Company Information

TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937. Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 350.000 people. Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing, and engineering operations.

We are excited to be transforming into a mobility company focusing on bringing even more happiness to our customers through various mobility solutions.

Your team and your responsibilities

Team description:


Toyota's ambition and vision involve transitioning into a mobility company that provides continuously improved mobility solutions for everyone.


In pursuit of this goal, two entities have been founded in Europe. Toyota Connected Europe, located in London, serves as the technological solutions provider. On the other hand, Toyota Connected Technologies, headquartered in Brussels, takes responsibility for devising, planning, and executing the European strategy for connected, multimedia, and mobility services.


Toyota Connected Technologies Division has a clear focus on the Car of Tomorrow.


Your responsibilities:


As a Tech Lead for Data Business & Privacy, your responsibilities entail:

  • Developing B2B Data Business infrastructure strategy, taking input from product leadership, privacy & CT architecture teams and turning requests from various stakeholders into a logical and actionable development backlog
  • Defining B2B technical requirements and architecture aligned with product requirements
  • Supporting CT Privacy team for technical questions for compliance projects (GDPR, Data Act, etc.)
  • Aligning technology vision with B2C architecture and execute together with our partners (IT&D and TCEU) in global scale
  • Maximise efficiency for system/solutions development by reducing cost and increasing productivity 
  • Perform technical lead role representing CT Data Business in global projects within CT as well as towards TCEU and IT&D
  • Create the system/solutions development process by working closely with TCEU, IT&D and PO’s, ensuring product developments/enhancements are delivered on time and as specified
  • Collaborating with product teams to ensure that delivered software meets quality, privacy and security standards
  • Manage the system life cycle from inception to launch for a portfolio of products
  • Support Data Business PO’s in defining technical & business requirements
  • Lead Data Business use cases implementation end-to-end
  • Research and identify new opportunities for us to innovate on behalf of our customers

Want to know more about how it is to work at Toyota? Check-out Working at Toyota Motor Europe Or Meet the people working at Toyota Motor Europe

Your Profile

  • You are fluent in English (TME’s business language)
  • You hold a degree in data science, IT or similar field
  • 5+ years of software development experience preferably in a technology company, demonstrating experience with system lifecycle management and execution
  • Hands on experience developing applications using Java, JavaScript or Python based technology.
  • Experience on cloud based system preferably on Microsoft Azure and AWS.
  • Experience in building and deploying containerised applications to cloud or hybrid environments.
  • Experienced in designing and developing complex customer facing systems
  • Experienced in continuous development and continuous integration tools such as GitHub, GitLab, Atlassian Bitbucket or any similar technology.
  • Owner mentality, strong entrepreneurial drive and bias for action, proven ability to influence cross-functional peers and stakeholders
  • Experience of triaging business needs and converting them into clear, coherent requirements using user/job stories, behaviour-driven design acceptance criteria and any other supporting documentation
  • Time-served agile product management experience in SaFe, Scrum or Kanban
  • Strong analytical skills, including self-serving data from customer usage metrics, and manipulating it towards valuable insights
  • You showcase strong communication and excellent planning skills


Place of employment


  • Belgium - Brussels (Evere): Toyota Motor Europe, Head Office


We offer


Toyota offers a comprehensive remuneration package, including a bonus scheme and interesting extra-legal benefits.  We provide flexibility to take care of both your career and your personal life by providing hybrid work environment with structural possibility to both work from home & collaborate in the office. You can also take your work abroad for up to 20 days/year. If you want to know more, please check-out our Career and Benefits page.

At Toyota Motor Europe, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all. All our recruitment decisions are based on the individual and their qualifications along with the job requirements. The selection process is without regard to nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, ethnicity, disability or other personal characteristics. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination as our individual experiences and overall diversity is our key strength. Together we have the power to make a positive change and go beyond the ordinary.

If you need any specific consideration for the interview process due to disability or any other reason, please let the recruiter know.

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