SRE (System Reliability Engineer), Cloud Platform

Woven Planet

  • Full Time

Woven Planet Group (Woven Planet) represents a carefully curated blend of expertise and resources dedicated to bringing the vision of “Mobility to Love, Safety to Live” to life. Through innovations and investments in automated driving, robotics, smart cities, and more, we are transforming how humankind lives, works, and moves. We exist to design, build, and deliver secure, connected, and sustainable mobility solutions that benefit all people worldwide. Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.

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The mission of the Woven IT Engineering team is to increase productivity and accelerate delivery of software and services for both Woven Planet and the larger Toyota organization as a whole. We do this by building and integrating best of breed cutting-edge technologies to help engineering teams go faster, safer. By providing modern, agile and transparent services to our customers, we aim to realize Woven Planet’s vision of ”Mobility to Love, Safety to Live”.

SRE is a new role that aims to improve production readiness and reliability. SRE is organizational independent from the development team but embedded into the product team in daily work. SRE works on the same code base and products as software developers but focuses on non-functional requirements.

We get excited about engineers who
・Love learning
・Enjoy collaborating with teammates and partners
・Enjoy mentoring and guiding teammates




  • Design, develop, ship, and motivate the creation of software and systems to increase product reliability and organizational efficiency.
  • Guide reliability practices through the entire software development lifecycle through activities like architecture reviews, code reviews, creating platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and chaos testing.
  • Maintain service health through monitoring and incident response (on-call).
  • Support migrating products to cloud and Kubernetes platforms.
  • Learn from incidents through blameless post-mortems and fix service reliability problems by hands-on coding.
  • Co-work with product teams on improving products’ performance efficiency, cost optimization, operational excellence and reliability.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Familiar with public cloud technologies, Kubernetes, container, Infrastructure as Code.
  • 3+ years experience on backend development in Go, Java, Python, Shell or a similar language
  • Experience in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Ability to speak and write in English.



  • Have hands-on experience on migrating services to Kubernetes.
  • Have hands-on experience on SRE best practices like SLOs, resilience, scaling, performance, and more.
  • Have hands-on experience with production on-call, troubleshooting and incident management.  
  • Can provide substantial feedback on distributed system designs.
  • Have previous experience in an SRE, DevOps or Production Engineering role


    If you are currently located outside of Japan, don’t worry, we’ll set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype.
    ・Competitive Salary – Based on skills and experience
    ・Work Hours – Flexible working time with NO core-hours
    ・Paid Holiday – 20 days per year (prorated)
    ・Sick Leave – 6 days per year (prorated)
    ・Holiday – Sat & Sun, Japanese National Holidays, and other days defined by the company
    ・Japanese Social Security – all applicable (Health Insurance, Pension, Workers’ Comp, and Unemployment Insurance, Long-term care insurance)
    ・In-house Training Program (software study/language study)
    By submitting your application you agree to the following terms:
    ・We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.
    ・We pledge that any information we receive from candidates will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.
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