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System Safety Engineer

Advantage Resourcing Saginaw Contractor
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System Safety Engineer

Saginaw, MI

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead system safety analysis activities for assigned projects such as Electric Power Steering, Autonomous Steering, and Steer by Wire
  • Perform Safety Analysis such as FTA, FMEDA, and FMEA
  • Support the development of ISO 26262 compliant processes and work products for Nexteer
  • Specify safety strategies and requirements for system architecture, including safety concept, failure management and driver-warning strategies
  • Support development of robust, fail-safe, or fault tolerant architectures and components to satisfy safety requirements
  • Specify detailed safety requirements, including diagnostic and software requirements
  • Specify and monitor specific safety tests, including fault injection testing
  • Perform and document safety assessments, including safety case
  • Stay abreast of new technology and applications to steering systems, ADAS, etc,,

Skills Required:

  • Minimum 10 years experience (in electronics, automotive, safety, mechanical, embedded, software) OR; minimum of 3 years experience (in the above) combined with formal functional safety training
  • Knowledge of ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 systems safety standards and their applicability to EPS
  • Excellent organization and documentation abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with people

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience in automotive embedded systems, hardware, and/or software
  • Experience in failure analysis
  • Knowledge of FTA tools (Reliability Workbench, Fault Tree Plus, Medini analyze, etc.)
  • General competency in all core fields (embedded systems, computer hardware and software, electronics, controls, vehicle dynamics, mechanical)
  • Background in automotive engineering and chassis systems (steering, braking, suspension)
  • Strong computer skills, especially in spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) and knowledge of simulation tools (e.g. Matlab/Simulink)
  • Knowledge of project management processes and tools
  • Vehicle testing – approximately 2 days per month driving and/or riding while collecting data, for 1 day intervals
  • Bench testing of steering systems – approximately 0.5 days every two weeks working at a function test stand
  • Travel to customer sites – approximately 1/month driving two hours each way; approximately 4 times a year flying approximately 10 hours one way

Education Required:

Degree: Bachelor required

Majors:  Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics (Preferred)


Recommended skills

Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Suspension (Vehicle)
Computer Sciences


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