Nexteer Automotive R & D System Safety Engineer- Auburn Hills (2018) in Auburn Hills, Michigan
Nexteer Research and Development applies Nexteer’s motion control expertise to innovate next-generation products for both automotive and non-automotive applications. We are looking for a candidate who can guide our activity by applying a holistic approach to system safety. The right candidate will lead up-front safety assessment of new products, with responsibilities ranging from architecture synthesis for safety goals to developing safety assessment plans to testing and documentation. The candidate will work with multiple stakeholders, including Nexteer Research and Development, Nexteer safety and engineering teams, and external customers.
Lead safety analysis for Research and Development advanced project portfolio, including automotive chassis and driveline as well as non-automotive projects
Conduct assessments of future Electric Power Steering systems to ensure compliance with internal safety approval processes; activities may include software testing, functional testing, and vehicle testing
Specify safety strategies for system architecture, including safety concept, failure management and driver warning strategies
Lead safety assessment programs, including project management, documentation preparation, gate reviews, etc.
Implement a proactive approach to system safety that is tailored to a level appropriate for advanced projects
Minimum 4 years of experience working with safety critical systems containing mechanical and electronic hardware and software (e.g. ABS/ESC, powertrain control, etc.)
Minimum 2 years of experience working with functional safety
In-depth knowledge and experience applying ISO 26262 or equivalent non-automotive standard
Experience with systems engineering including requirements development and verification
Experience with Vector CAN tools preferred (e.g. CANape, CANoe, CANalyzer)
Experience with embedded software preferred
Experience with Matlab/Simulink preferred
Highly motivated self-starter with a strong desire to have a significant impact on future products
Ability to work with large, extended product teams in multiple geographic locations
Excellent organization and documentation abilities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
BS degree required
Majors: Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; or Physics
Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women
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