Principal Functional Safety Engineer

Michigan, USA


Hardware Design and Verification:

  • Collaborate with hardware design and verification teams to ensure safety-related requirements are incorporated into the hardware design process
  • Review and assess hardware designs for safety and reliability

Mentorship and Training:

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and contribute to the development of the safety engineering team

Safety Analysis:

  • Perform safety analysis activities, including Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment (HARA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), for hardware components

Continious Improvement:

  • Drive continuous improvement of safety processes and methodologies, staying up-to-date with industry best practices and standards

Functional Safety Leadership:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on fucntional safety, providing guidance to enginerring teams and stakeholders
  • Lead and guide cross-functional teams in undertsanding and implementing functional safety requuirements in hardware development projects.

Documenation and Reporting:

  • Create and maintain safety documentation, including safety plans, safety manuals, and safety case reports

Safety Standards Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant safety standards, particularly ISO 26262, and support safety assessments and audits


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Functional Safety Engineer, with a strong focus on hardware
  • Experience with sfety analysis echniques such as HARA, FTA and FMEA
  • Strong understadning of hardware design and verification processes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work collaborat8ively in a cross-fucntional team evironment
  • Relevant certifications in functional safety
  • In depth knowldge of safety standards, particularly ISO 26262.

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    Evan Stanton
    Consultant - Technology

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