Functional Safety Engineer (m/f/d)

CSA Group Bayern GmbH (Strasskirchen, Deutschland) Vor 24 Tagen veröffentlicht

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At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It's been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.

Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products - from every day househould items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.

Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We're looking for people like you to help make it happen.

Job Summary:

A Functional Safety Engineer (m/f/d) is required to join our team working on the assessment of equipment and systems against published standards.  Successful applicants will be customer-focused and have a background in Software, with knowledge of Functional Safety, specifically IEC 61508, IEC 61511, and ISO 13849 as well as Automotive Functional Safety, specifically ISO 26262. Experience in SIL determination, FMEA, MTBF and software languages such as C/C++ and MISRA C are also desirable.

In addition, good communication, problem solving and project management skills are essential.  The successful applicant will be based out of one of CSA's Germany Locations Bayern, Frankfurt or Hannover.

Primary responsibilities and duties include:

  • Assessment of equipment for certification against published standards

  • Provide advice to clients as appropriate

  • Specify and in some cases conduct appropriate test programmes in accordance with the relevant standards

  • Estimate costs and specify the requirements for test samples

  • Conduct on-site assessments and/or test work at the clients’ premises.  This may  involve foreign travel

  • Prepare reports and certification documents

  • Ensure that project work is conducted within budget and in accordance with in-house procedures

  • Represent CSA on relevant technical committees

In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed, the successful candidate may be required to undertake further duties assigned by the Management Team from time to time.  There will be a requirement to travel to other Group or client’s premises, both in the UK and overseas. 

Qualifications/skills and experience:

Suitable candidates shall meet the following criteria:

  • A degree in electrical/electronic/software engineering

  • Experience in embedded systems and embedded software

  • Experience in C, C++, MISRA C, or a similar language

  • Experience in Functional Safety product assessment, specifically IEC 61508, IEC 61511, and ISO 13849 as well Automotive Functional Safety (ISO 26262) preferred
  • Ability to understand and analyse both analogue and digital circuitry

  • Good written and verbal communication (English), administration and interpersonal skills, together with a high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel etc) and attention to detail

  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team

  • Ability and willingness to travel for short periods, mainly overnight but up to 1 week occasionally.

  • Ability to apply technical judgements where necessary

Please send your CV in English.

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