Functional Safety Engineer – RCS

at Sterling St. James, LLC
Location Southfield, Michigan
Date Posted August 1, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Functional Safety Engineer- RCS Southfield, MI Job Summay A Functional Safety Engineer is required for the development of Technical Safety Concepts and system safety requirements for one of our clients in Michigan. This client is a leader in advanced vehicle safety and active driving systems, offering significant future opportunities in those technologies. Responsibilities of Functional Safety Engineer

  • Preliminary Hazard Analysis
  • FTA to the methods of NUREG-0492 and/or IEC 61025
  • FMEA/FMECA to SAE J1739, VDA 4, and/or Mil-std-1629
  • Safety requirements analysis at the system, hardware, and software level
  • Dependent Failure /Common cause analysis
  • Operating and Support Hazard Analysis
  • Maintenance Safety Analysis
  • Failure metrics analysis in accordance with ISO DIS-26262 and/or Safe Failure Fraction in accordance with IEC-61508.
  • FTA and FMEA using computer aided analysis tools (E.g. ITEM Toolkit, Relex, Isograph, etc.)
  • Reliability Predictions in accordance with IEC 62380, Mil-Hdbk-217 or Telcordia.
  • Human Factors Analysis IAW Mil-Hdbk-1472 or equivalent.
  • Qualifications of Functional Safety Engineer

  • Bachelor s in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Control Engineering, Physics or related if combined with development engineering experience in embedded control systems
  • Preferred candidate possesses a minimum of 5 years experience as a safety analyst in an automotive environment. Other technical environments, including avionics and military (Mil-Std-882) will be considered.
  • Prefer previous experience with Embedded Electronic Controls systems (E.g., Brake, Airbag, Steering)
  • Prefer experience in applying safety according to ISO DIS 26262 standards, or secondly IEC 61508 standard.
  • Prefer good understanding of embedded Software engineering and Hardware engineering domains
  • Compensation & Other Details
    Salary Range: $110,000-130,000/year.

    Location: Southfield, MI
    Type: Contract
    Travel: As and when required
    Relocation Assistance: Subject to review
    Visa Sponsorship: H1B transfers only

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