Toyota Motor Europe

Multimedia Senior Engineer

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Brussel (Zaventem)

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


Within R&D Electronics Engineering division, Multimedia team oversees the development of future connected multimedia and navigation head units to meet our customers’ needs in the European region. The Multimedia team in R&D Electronics Engineering division is responsible for:

  • The design and evaluation of serial production Head Unit ECUs* with local suppliers and partners. (*Electronic Control Unit)
  • Monitoring the EU region market trends and issuing requirements specifications to ensure the competitiveness of our products and customer experience.
  • Field quality monitoring and providing technical support /making improvement proposals.
  • Supporting the development of SW applications and connected services for multimedia Head Units and/or Data Communication Modules.
  • Establishing tools & processes for inhouse bench/field evaluations and test automation.
  • Supporting close collaborations with other Toyota Affiliates & EU technological partner companies.

Your responsibilities

  • Production Head Unit Development/Evaluation
    • Design, develop & test vehicle ECUs for production release including at each development step from early requirements making, prototyping/concept proofing and until production implementation and validation (both SW and HW)
    • Based on system specifications and evaluation best practices, define the evaluation test cases/scenarios and execute them for the target ECU, both during bench and field/road tests.
    • Report and document the issues found using the appropriate channels and follow-up the countermeasure implementation and validation.
    • Design, develop & maintain tools and processes which will enable Hardware In the Loop* evaluation (*HIL) on bench as well as in-vehicle road tests.
    • Support Field Quality monitoring and issue investigation/resolution activities.
  • Future ECU development preparation
    • Benchmark & monitor latest technologies and trends in the fields of multimedia, navigation, HMI and vehicle-to-cloud interfaces for the European market.
    • Support the making of technical proposals and translate them into requirements and function specifications.
    • Support the ideation and development process of new features and connected services within our innovation workshops and the development of ‘proof of concepts’.
  • Project management & communication
    • Develop and follow-up project schedule with stakeholders (suppliers & other Toyota affiliates)
    • Report project status in a clear manner to Toyota line management, including deviations to support fast corrective action decision.
    • Maintain and document regular communication with project partners (suppliers, research/consulting companies, teams in Japan, and -more widely- with all Toyota technical teams involved or related to the system)
    • Establish and maintain the planning of test activities and coordinate/animate regular team meetings/sprint reviews.

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Your Profile

  • You are fluent in English (TME business language), Japanese is an asset
  • You have a master’s degree in engineering, with a specialization in Electronics/Systems engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent by experience.
  • You have a strong interest in electronics and automotive systems incl. prior experience in automotive/electronics industry is an asset (ex: software or electronics design and validation)
  • You are strong in problem-solving, logical thinking, reporting and have good planning & organizational skills.
  • You have good knowledge of software development and evaluation process and methodology in automotive domain, incl.:
    • Requirements engineering & software architecture design.
    • Software evaluation:
      • Test case/coverage definition.
      • Test execution and results reporting/monitoring.
      • Exploratory/random and complex testing.
    • Test planning, test specification & automation for MIL, SIL & HIL.
  • Project management, including:
    • Task/activity scheduling, prioritization, and follow-up (ideally Agile methodology).
    • Regular and proactive reporting of project status and escalation of issues.
  • You have a basic understanding of:
    • Networks & automotive communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, Bluetooth, WiFi, 4G/LTE)
    • AM/FM and DAB radio technologies.
    • GNSS and navigation/map technologies.
    • AI technologies including ML (Machine Learning), and generative AI/LLM (Large Language Models).
  • The following knowledge/skills are considered as an asset:
    • ALM or requirements management tools (DOORS, Jama, PTC/Windchill, …)
    • Collaborative tools/platforms (Confluence, Jira, Slack, …)
    • Requirement quality & testing standards (IREB & ISTQB)
    • Software programming (C++/Java/flutter/Python/…)
    • Test environnement tools such as CANOe, Matlab, vTestStudio
    • Linux OS/Automotive Grade Linux (AGL)
    • AUTOSAR, OTA updates and Cybersecurity principles
  • You are available to travel for business
  • You have a standard driving license (Category B)


Place of employment

  •  Belgium - Brussels (Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre


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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