Functional Safety Engineer – Electric Vehicles

Job Description

Our customers are currently working on a number of future technology projects. Increasingly these projects require robust analysis of the functional safety risks and the definition of mitigation actions. A Functional Safety Engineer role now exists to act as a central Functional Safety Expert across a broad range of consultancy projects. You will be supporting the system engineers by taking responsibility for the Functional Safety deliverables.

Your Responsibilities:

With support from the system engineers, the role will be to lead the Functional Safety activities as appropriate to the project. This will include the following:

  • Understand the intended functionality of systems in a broad automotive context
  • Generate the necessary Functional Safety documentation for the project, following ISO26262: FMEA, FMEDA, Fault Tree Analysis, Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment, Functional Safety Concepts, Technical Safety Concepts
  • Lead Functional Safety reviews as needed both internally with the project team and with customers


Your Profile:

  • Minimum BSc or BEng (2:1) in Automotive, Electrical or equivalent Engineering
  • 3+ yrs relevant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering)
  • Good communication skills
  • Work independent and self-motivated
  • Previous experience in delivering Functional Safety documentation as defined by ISO26262
  • Experience with hardware and software development in the automotive industry, either automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields
  • Project Management

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