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Toyota Senior Manager – Product Cybersecurity Group in Plano, Texas


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 Dream. Do. Grow. with us.

This position is based in Plano, TX.

Toyota encourages all employees to live within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned work location. Hybrid work from outside of the assigned work location may be permitted in a pre-approved list of states (AZ, CA, CO, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NY, OH, OR, TN, TX, VA, WV) with certain stipulations.

Speak with your recruiter and hiring manager to learn more about our hybrid work program.

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

Who we’re looking for

Toyota's Cybersecurity & Risk Management (CSRM) group objective is to become a global cybersecurity leader in the mobility space - with the talent, scale, and services to enable our mission of securely bringing mobility for all.

We hope you will join us in this time of transformation and be a part of defining the next-generation cybersecurity capabilities for one of the largest global companies in the world. #Cyber

Toyota’s CSRM group is looking for team members who are passionate about technology and interested in joining a collaborative and highly motivated team as a Senior Manager.

The primary responsibility of this role is to lead a team of cybersecurity professionals in following our secure-by-design methodology, to ensure security is built-in to the connected vehicle ecosystem for North America & with global Toyota stakeholders. This role is crucial in assessing & mitigating risk, staying current with evolving threats, & aligning cybersecurity efforts with the overall business objectives.

Reporting to the Senior Manager II, the person in this role will join the Product Cybersecurity Group to deploy security solutions for applications in a more connected vehicle environment.

What you’ll be doing

  • Highest level of analytical, interpretive, and evaluative advice.

  • Value-added advice and counsel to senior management/executives.

  • Advisor to senior advisor management and executives with a broad subject matter expertise of strategic value.

  • Leadership, direction, and control of a department or major function.

  • Development of results-oriented plans and oversight of day-to-day management for results.

  • Interpretation, execution, and recommendation of modifications to organize policies.

  • Decisions that impact a functional area within a business/resource unit, and may impact multiple departments.

What you bring

  • Extensive Cybersecurity Experience: ideally in an IOT-based domain

  • Advanced degree preferred

  • Expertise from a complex/strategy field

  • Technical Expert: Cybersecurity subject matter expert with hands-on experience in software development & technical leadership for systems, software, or hardware engineering.

  • Experience designing end-to-end systems that have both an embedded system & connected component (e.g., cloud, mobile).

  • Communication & Collaboration: Effective communicator to convey complex cybersecurity concepts to non-technical stakeholders. Possess the mindset to increase the broad organization, rather than treating it as a collection of individual teams & working with global stakeholders.

  • Structure for teams to ensure the right people are in the right seat with clearly defined responsibilities.

  • Leadership & Management: Possess the “intrapreneurial” mindset, to think like an owner, creating enterprise-wide changes. Additionally, use your leadership skills to attract, hire, & retain a talented team with a broad range of experiences and strengths, keeping in mind the long-term health and success of the organization.

  • Staffing knowledge to appropriately set up success, placing the strongest technical leaders where they are the most impactful

Added bonus if you have

  • OSCP, SANS/GIAC, CISSP, or other similar professional certifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent professional experience.

  • Fluent in Japanese (reading, writing, speaking) for business and technical discussions.

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, childcare, schools, and more.

  • Tax-Advantaged Accounts (Health Savings Account, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA).

Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, 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.

Have a question or need assistance with your application? Please send an email to talent.acquisition@toyota.com .