Functional Safety Consultant

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Job ID
2022-28566
# 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 centred 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!

 

UL is seeking a Senior Functional Safety Consultant who will be involved with the safety work product development for various vehicle features, including complex software-intensive systems such as systems for self-driving vehicles, industrial automation, battery and energy storage in both vehicle and stationary applications etc. The Consultant will lead customer engagements regarding the development, or review 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, ISO 21434, and other similar standards relevant to system, hardware and software engineering safety lifecycle.

 

This position can be located remotely anywhere within the United States. 

 

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Lead client programs by interacting regularly with clients in technical program meetings and project reviews. 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.
  • Manage the quality of client projects and support of the project team
  • Grow into a technical expert in a variety of automotive safety practices
  • Support new business development activities by participating in prospective client meetings, understanding their needs, and supporting the development of new business quotes
  • Lead analyses and define safety requirements based on customer system, hardware, and software architectures
  • Lead design analysis to support the development of safety case arguments for safety related products
  • Supports integration of the safety activities in the development project
  • Create or contribute as necessary to hazard and risk analyses, functional, technical, hardware, and software safety concept for various vehicle systems and components
  • Contribute in the product development process, by creating the appropriate work products that meet the requirements of the relevant functional safety standards

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, Software, Mechanical, Automotive, Robotics, or Mechatronics Engineering or Computer Science. Masters degree preferred.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in Functional Safety Engineering OR in the area of electronics and embedded systems development for vehicle technologies
  • Experience in power electronics and electric vehicle technologies
  • Strong understanding of Functional Safety Standards and Automotive Engineering principles
  • Ability to travel to client sites. 
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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: Competitive Remuneration, annual bonus, flexible working arrangements and home office options, 25 days annual paid leave, plus a strong commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts. All employees receive 2 Volunteer Days off per year to spend participating in an array of volunteer activities.

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.


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