Functional Safety Engineer

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    £15 - £31.33 per hour

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    James Tilley

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    over 1 year ago

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Functional Safety Engineer
Up to £31.33 per hour LTD
Whitley and Gaydon

Industry: Functional Safety

The Functional Safety Engineer will work closely both with teams within the Electrified Propulsion Systems, Calibration & Controls team and cross functionally with Powertrain, Electrical and Chassis, including those of the HV battery, Power inverter / DCDC and Vehicle Supervisory Control (VSC).

The Functional Safety Engineer will have responsibility for ensuring the safe operation of the system both in normal and fault conditions and developing the safety cases for the systems to demonstrate this against ISO26262 guidelines. This will involve managing the safe design of a concept from hazard identification and classification through to final validation against the safety case.

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

  • Application of ISO26262 functional safety analysis guidelines to complex system functionality.
  • Requirements capture, cascade and agreement with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the application of Failure Mode Avoidance toolsets (FMEA, Boundary & P Diagrams).
  • Experience of hazard identification.
  • Experience of full V cycle of control system development and testing.
  • Strong experience with safety related systems, particularly complex electronic systems.
  • Actual involvement in safety case production and 3rd party assessment.
  • Safety critical software techniques and methods.
  • Design for safety related systems.
  • Safety system analysis.
  • Experience with the various safety standards (IEC91508, ISO26262, Def-Stan etc).
  • The candidate should be qualified to degree level or be able to demonstrate equivalent levels of training & experience.

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

Please contact James Tilley for details.

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