Functional Safety Engineer

0-5 years
a month ago 2 Applied
Job Description

Responsibilities shall include the following:

  • Developing a system level safety concepts and requirements for ADAS and IVI use cases with customer implementations in mind and to integrate organisation's hardware in leading Automotive OEM and Tier 1 safety critical systems.
  • Work in collaboration with 3rd party, Customer, and Automotive Stack suppliers, Hardware component suppliers (PMIC, DRAM, Sensor, etc) to ensure all aligned customer system level requirements are met
  • Work with IP and SoC teams on the implementation of Technical Safety Concepts (TSCs) on organisation's automotive hardware. Work with various technology teams on architectural features that would enable targeted safety levels (ASIL B to ASIL D, depending upon the technology team and system level requirements) to meet customer targets
  • Conducting safety analyses, both quantitative and qualitative, on automotive hardware designs and identify areas of improvement.
  • Responsibilities will include leading functional safety related activities for SoC development and ensure ISO 26262 compliance with respect to SoC architecture, development processes and work products.
  • Work closely with Quality teams, SoC Design and IP teams, Software team, the functional safety manager(s) as well as customers to ensure the functional safety process is executed and documented.
  • Working with vendors and partners to ensure functional safety requirements are fulfilled by the components that they provide
  • Work with internal and external functional safety assessors to ensure compliance with ISO 26262
  • Create functional safety collateral for customers viz. Functional Safety Manual, Safety Analyses Reports, dedicated application notes etc. Supporting customer assessments of our safety features and recommending HW and SW based solutions that meet overall system targets.
  • Working closely with customers and supporting them on various functional safety related aspects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 5+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
  • Collaborative work experience with good communication skills involving customers, vendors, and internal development teams.
  • Structured problem-solving capability and ability to work with teams on root cause analyses.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years Automotive experience and familiarity with Safety work products, experience with Functional Safety Hardware and/or Software development in semiconductor industry meeting IS0 26262/ IEC 61508 standards.
  • Prior automotive experience in ADAS and self-driving systems preferred.
  • System level Functional safety analysis experience on Hardware/Software components integration preferred
  • Requirements Management Tools and establishing traceability for functional safety requirements e.g. DOORS, etc.
  • Familiarity with Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) is required experience using tools to perform FMEA, FTA preferred
  • Familiarity with hardware failure rate calculation (FMEDA) experience using Siemens 29500 and/or IEC 62380 preferred
  • Relevant Safety Certification is desired e.g. CFSE, CFSP

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related field and 4+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.


Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related field and 3+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.


PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related field and 2+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.






Siemens 29500
Self-driving systems
Requirements Management Tools

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