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Date Added: Fri 20/01/2023

Functional Safety Engineer

Sheerwater, GU21, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Functional Safety Engineer
Location: Woking
Shift: Shifts - 40-hours

Functional Safety Engineer required to join a well-established automotive manufacturer, based in Woking on a permanent basis offering a competitive salary.

Our client is an automotive supercar and hyper-car brand, with a global reputation for producing high performance vehicles. Working with some of the most iconic designs using modern engineering this company is one of a kind and their attention to detail is second to none.

The Functional Safety Engineer will be contributing towards the achievement of the Functional Safety attribute across our full range of Sports, Super and Ultimate series vehicles. The Functional Safety Engineer effectively manages the Functional Safety activities in accordance with ISO 26262.

The role has a broad scope and touches different technical areas, dealing with software developed in-house and supplied, internal and external stakeholders, item-level and vehicle-level analyses, legacy and AUTOSAR software methodologies, traditional and state-of-the-art Zonal E/E Architecture.

This role has a particular focus on Powertrain and Chassis systems, however, our Functional Safety team is involved in other areas, such as Body, ADAS, HMI/UX, software development with Agile methodology, therefore previous experience, or desire to expand your learning in these areas in future would be a benefit.

The Functional Safety Engineer duties:

Adhere to companywide functional safety policy
     Coordinate and create safety work-products like DIA Safety plan, Item definition, HARA FSR etc
     Responsible for the whole ISO 26262 V-cycle activities for the Active safety systems like Powertrain, Chassis, Body as well as Passive safety systems like airbag, seatbelt etc from item definition to software requirements specification
     Perform appropriate safety analysis FMEA / FTA for the in-house software safety systems and safety functions to fulfil the safety concepts and requirements
     Support the implementation and validation of in-house safety software monitor
     Support safety functions to fulfil the safety concepts and requirements
     Support the planning and execution of the system tests and vehicle level tests to ensure the safety concept achievement
     Maintain the requirements and testing specification in DOORS ensuring the traceability and consistency within the multiple levels
     Support the definition and negotiation of the development interface agreements with suppliers and follow up activities with regular catch-up for the functional safety topics
     Coordinate development of safety requirements and associated architecture across other systems
     Review of work products to meet the requirements of ISO 26262
     Working with disciplines such as systems hardware software validation
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience of the Functional Safety Engineer:

Experience in applying ISO 26262 on automotive systems, including safety analysis (HARA, FMEA, FTA, etc.)
     Awareness of the latest automotive hardware and/or software state-of-the-art solutions and best practices relevant to safety, e.g., E-Gas, lock-step core processor, etc.
     Understanding of the automotive electrical architectures, including the AUTOSAR standard and software integration paradigms, communication protocols and standards (CAN, LIN, Ethernet, etc.)
     Ability to produce formal documentation to a highly professional standard using IBM Rational DOORS
     Ability to develop software with MATLAB/Simulink
     Self-motivated, and ability to work as a team member and across diverse team
     Effective time management and prioritisation of tasks between multiple projects
     Conscientious and attention to quality, reliability, and safety
     Excellent verbal and written communication skills
     Ideally a Master's degree in either engineering, information technology, computer science or similar
     Flexible approach to working hours
     Driving Licence
To show your interest in this Functional Safety Engineer role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence
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