Senior Functional Safety Software Engineer

Location US-MI-Royal Oak | US-OR-Portland
Job ID
2022-29351
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Engineering

 

New Mobility Car Lot- 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!

 

Clients in the automotive and mobility industry have been engaged with UL for more than 100 years. We serve leading automotive original equipment manufacturers OEMs and their key supply chain partners to bring new and changing technologies to market. Our involvement starts with product design including material selection, carries through to
supply chain management and production, and culminates with support for product marketing and positioning. We also work with key international regulatory agencies, local authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) and manufacturers on the development of consensus-based standards and services that apply to the automotive industry.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Lead 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, and other similar standards relevant to systems and software engineering.
  • Lead the development or review 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 lead the engineering development or review 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.
  • Lead full training events in topics relevant to 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.
  • Contribute to mentorship and development of junior-level engineering personnel
  • Lead business development activities defining Statements of Work (SOWs) and providing budgetary estimates for client proposal development
  • Lead client programs by interacting regularly with clients in technical program meetings and project reviews. Address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provide expert technical leadership and guidance to clients in reference to functional safety and related technical fields. Projects may include regular travel to client sites and to other UL locations.
  • Perform verification reviews or other technical review activities as directed. Represent UL at industry related functions such as seminars and trade shows.
  • Communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact, reports and written communication, and interactions with client’s engineering and management personnel. Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment.
  • Contribute to the development of UL technical standards and other relevant technical standards (from ISO, IEC, IEEE, SAE, etc.)
  • Coordinates administrative aspects of project management. Serves as Project Handler of record and signs as 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, Software Engineer Engineering or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus 6-8 years of experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline.
  • Working knowledge of conformity standards in use in area of expertise.
  • 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: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

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

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?
Connect with us to keep informed about the latest UL career opportunities, tailored to your interests.

If you wish to request reasonable accommodation at any time, please email our Talent Acquisition team at Talent.Acquisition@ul.com.

UL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female/Minority/disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please review the EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement.

Please review the following additional documents:

UL EEO Policy

Pay Transparency Statement

E-Verify Poster (English)

Right to Work Poster (English)