Functional Safety Engineer

Position Summary:

Veoneer is seeking a Functional Safety Engineer (FUSA) to become an integral part of our growing team. This role will help to assure the safety of automotive radar in advanced driver/autonomous driver applications. The FUSA engineer will work directly with Veoneer and its clients to develop verified safe products using leading-edge technologies while applying the knowledge of both mechanical engineering and ISO 26262 concepts. 

Specific Duties:

  • Perform or serve as technical lead on functional safety activities for radar products during all project phases (concept, requirements, design, verification & validation and production) including safety analyses (HARA, DFMEA, FTA, DFA, FMEDA)  consistent with the ISO 26262 standard
  • Identify mechanical properties of assembly and mounting of radar sensors including stack-up tolerances with respect to the achievement of product safety goals and requirements.
  • Provide input on the Development of functional safety concepts & associated architectures
  • Specify detailed safety requirements, including diagnostic and software requirements
  • Collaborate with functional safety manager, development team, project managers, customers and suppliers on technical aspects of functional safety
  • Conduct technical reviews with product teams to ensure functional safety requirements are being met throughout product development cycles
  • Other duties as required by your supervisor.
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical, mechanical, systems or computer engineering, Master’s preferred


Education, Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience with engineering software and tools used in embedded control environments, including Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, LabView, HIL/SIL test environments, C code development, MISRA and other coding guidelines, and related tools and methods.
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety Theory and experience with ISO 26262, certification preferred
  • Experience with Automotive Product Development Life Cycle (Systems, Software, HW)
  • Knowledge of Requirements Management tools (e.g., DOORS )
  • Some familiarity with embedded software development
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly and persuasively to peers, management and customers
  • Strong technical leadership, problem solving, planning and organization/control skills
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English
  • Uphold, educate and adhere to the Veoneer Functional Safety Process
  • Preferred: 3+ years in automotive safety related products


Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment.  Ability to communicate effectively with employees and outside contacts.

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Lowell, MA

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A start-up with a heritage


Veoneer is a lean, innovative company at the forefront of technology committed to discovering ways to make transportation safer, easier and more enjoyable. 

Veoneer builds on a heritage of close to 70 years of automotive safety development. In July 2018, we became an independent, publicly traded company, when we separated from the worldwide leader in automotive safety Autoliv, Inc. 


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