Toyota AI Ventures Talent Network Featured Jobs: Business Systems Analyst and Stress Engineer

Toyota AI Ventures
Oct 8 · 3 min read
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If you’ve ever commuted to and from a bustling city like Los Angeles or New York, you know how much time it can take to get to work. Stop-and-go traffic can easily add an hour or more in travel to each day.

Wouldn’t you rather fly?

Our portfolio company Joby Aviation is building an affordable air taxi option for people who want to save hours of commute time each day. Led by CEO JoeBen Bevirt, Joby has been designing and testing its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for the last decade. To achieve a future with safe, sustainable, fully-electric air transportation solutions, Joby is looking to add passionate aviation professionals to its engineering and operations teams.

If you’re curious, driven, and ready for a challenge, you can find the following opportunities to work with Joby Aviation on the Toyota AI Ventures Talent Network. Our talent network is a free-to-join career platform that provides access to some of the most creative startups in AI, robotics, and mobility.


Business Systems Analyst (Santa Cruz, CA): In addition to designing new types of aircraft, Joby is building a systems support infrastructure that will help its vehicles move passengers safely and efficiently. This role is responsible for coordinating evaluation, selection, deployment, and improvement efforts relating to existing and new business systems applications. It is a good fit for candidates that have existing knowledge of complex manufacturing and is key to Joby’s long-term company growth.

As the business systems analyst, you will be responsible for working with several internal teams to align design and production needs with Joby’s business systems. You will also collaborate closely with process owners and subject matter experts to develop desired application functionality use cases and identify risks and opportunities for deploying new functionalities. In addition, you will provide level-2 support for new functionalities, create and review desktop process instructions, and work with other support staff to troubleshoot data integrity issues. A key part of this position also involves driving internal continuous improvement initiatives and conducting application training.

If you’re interested in being Joby’s new business systems analyst, you will need a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and 3+ years of applicable work experience. You must be able to demonstrate experience with material management practices and have an understanding of the process needs of ISO9001 quality management systems. You’ll also need advanced knowledge of SQL databases and the Microsoft Office suite, as well as excellent communication and multitasking skills.


Stress Engineer (Santa Cruz, CA): Joby Aviation is looking for a stress engineer for its structures engineering team. This role will interface with multiple teams within the company and play a major part in the development and design of Joby’s next generation eVTOL aircraft.

As the stress engineer, you will conduct design trades and optimizations for final product configuration and apply finite element analysis to internal loads data. You will also be responsible for composite ply stack optimization for weight reduction, while supporting ongoing structural testing.

To qualify, you’ll need a master’s or Ph.D in a relevant discipline and 7+ years of work experience that includes aircraft primary structure analysis and hands-on time with composite materials and manufacturing processes. You’ll also need knowledge of the Dassault Systemes CAD suite, Abaqus/CAE or Femap & Nastran software. Finally, as Joby’s stress engineer, you will need to have a working knowledge of the maintenance review board (MRB), an understanding of FAR Part 23 and Part 27 regulations, and a background of working within the aircraft certification program.


As cities increase in population, they need new, sustainable methods of transportation to overcome existing mobility challenges. Joby Aviation is taking to the skies to provide safe, affordable air travel to urban dwellers. If you want to join its growing team, you can find out more on the Toyota AI Ventures jobs board.

Toyota AI Ventures

Based in Silicon Valley, Toyota AI Ventures is a venture capital subsidiary of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). We invest in entrepreneurs from around the world who share our commitment to improving the quality of human life through artificial intelligence.

Toyota AI Ventures

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Toyota AI Ventures

Based in Silicon Valley, Toyota AI Ventures is a venture capital subsidiary of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). We invest in entrepreneurs from around the world who share our commitment to improving the quality of human life through artificial intelligence.

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