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Data Architect

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Company Name:
Toyota North America
Description: Data Architect-TMN00055



Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to grow and challenge what’s possible with us. 


Who we’re looking for

Toyota’s Chief Technology Office (CTO) Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Data Architect.


The primary responsibility of this role is to lead the Data Architecture technology, create standard reusable patterns and practices, including the building and integration of the Toyota Data Lake.


Reporting to the National Manager, Platforms Data, BI and Tools. The person in this role will support the CTO department's objective to create Data Architecture practice within Toyota.

What you’ll be doing 
  • Bring in new innovative ideas around data practices
  • Responsible data platform framework, reusable, and reference architectures
  • Responsible for data roadmaps and strategy
  • Projects for data architecture patterns within and integration to the data platform
  • Responsible for data access patterns and data modeling of data technologies




What you bring 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or at least 8 years of equivalent work experience
  • Data modeling experience using data technologies
  • Hands on experience with Open Source and data technologies, such as:  
  • Cloudera CDH, Hortonworks HDS, Hadoop, Spark, Impala, Hive, Solr
  • HBase or Cassandra
  • Java, Python or Scala
  • SQL, JSON, XML, 
  • RegEX
  • Experience with structured and unstructured data
  • Experience deploying data technologies to production
  • Good understanding of Lambda Architecture and Real-Time Streaming
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, collaborate and to balance competing priorities

 Added bonus if you have

  • JavaScript, D3 or JQuery experience
  • Customer Data or Automotive Domain experience
  • Experience with Predictive Models
  • Experience with Stanford NLP or Lexalytics

What we’ll bring


During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs 
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

What you should know

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.