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Functional Safety Engineer

Job Overview:

The Functional Safety Engineer (FSE) is part of the indie quality team, responsible for all aspects of a FS system and methodology and of specific FS aspects for indie projects. He/she ensures indie product development and manufacturing in line with applicable safety standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Install safety processes, safety planning, and concept and safety development flow

  • Perform safety system development, integration, test, verification and validation (HW and SW)

  • Ensure documentation and traceability of FS aspects

  • Check technical (customer, project) documents, international standards (IEC 61508, ISO 26262)

  • Perform risk and requirement analysis and safety management assessments

  • Consideration and implementation of FS on SoC (chip manufacturer) level and on customer module system level in strong cooperation with indie design and test team

  • Qualification and certification of SoCs and tool-flows

  • Continuous alignment with customers through the whole design and lifetime of the product

  • FS aspects are aligned with further risk analysis methods (like FMEA), with control of customer requirements and documents, and are embedded in the indie management system.

Main Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry (e.g. design, test, quality); however, highly motivated, open-minded new starters are welcome as well

  • BS/MS in natural science, Applied Physics, Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering

  • The successful candidate must have strong manufacturing and quality engineering skills, data analysis skills as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Reliable, accurate and customer-oriented mindset with excellent skills on documentation systems

Of further benefit are:

  • Knowledge about international FS standards like IEC 61508 and ISO 26262

  • Knowledge about useful safety functionality and diagnostics functions

  • Knowledge in IC  design and test 

  • Statistical skills

  • Experience with automotive semiconductor requirements (AEC), FMEA, Control Plan, PPAP, IATF16949 and VDA 6.3is a plus.

  • Domestic and international travel will be required.

Work Location:
USA (CA -Aliso Viejo, MI -Detroit, TX -Austin), Scotland (Edinburgh) or Germany (Dresden)

HR Contact:

Human Resource Department


Telephone: 949-608-0854


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