Functional Safety Engineer

Location US-SC-Greenville | US-OR-Portland | US-MI-Royal Oak
Job ID
2021-25731
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Engineering

 

Automotive.FunctionalSafety – Car – Analyze It

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

 

kVA by UL is seeking a Functional Safety Engineer, to join our growing team. 

 

kVA by UL is a dynamic and growing company with offices in Royal Oak, MI, Greenville, SC and Portland, OR. As a thought leader in the safety of automotive systems, kVA by UL's mission is the safety of complex products. Our clients include six of the world's top ten automakers and five of the world's top ten automotive suppliers, as well as innovators in the fields of microprocessors, ASICs, autonomy software, and advanced sensing systems.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Contribute to the development, or review, or audit/assessment of safety work products for clients seeking compliance to standards in functional safety and related fields, including ISO 26262, IEC 61508, IEC/EN 62061, ISO 61511, ISO 21448, UL 4600, ISO 13849, and other similar standards relevant to systems- and software- engineering.
  • Contribute to the development, or review, or audit/assessment of safety processes and related safety management processes for clients seeking to compliance to standards in functional safety and related fields, including ISO 26262, IEC 61508, IEC/EN 62061, ISO 61511, ISO 21448, UL 4600, ISO 13849, and other similar standards relevant to systems- and software- engineering.
  • Employ established methods and frameworks, relevant to functional safety and related fields, to assist in the engineering development or review/assessment of safety cases for complex software-intensive systems. (Examples of such systems may include self-driving vehicles, industrial automation systems, battery and energy storage systems in both vehicle and stationary applications, and related systems.) Methods and frameworks may include safety analysis such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, safety requirements management, safety concepts such as FSC/TSC work products, system and software architectures, HIL and SIL test, system integration test, vehicle integration test, and system/vehicle validation.
  • Contribute to client programs by interacting regularly with clients in technical program meetings and project reviews. Address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provide technical assistance to clients in reference to functional safety and related technical fields. Projects may include regular travel to client sites and to other UL locations.
  • Contribute to verification reviews or other technical review activities as directed. May represent UL at industry related functions such as seminars and trade shows.
  • Communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment.
  • Coordinates laboratory activities by preparing data sheets and instructions to technicians, scheduling and reviewing work of laboratory technicians and engineering assistants and establishing completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management. May serve as Project Handler of record and/or Reviewer of record as assigned.
  • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepares Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.
  • Integrate continuous improvement and safety culture in all aspects of the job.
  • Read and follow the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct and follow all physical and digital security practices.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or a closely related field in a relevant technical field.
  • No experience required.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing. 

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

 

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com 

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