This position is part of our Advanced Safety & User Experience segment in Troy, MI.

Job Summary:

The PSI team at ASUX has identified expanding core competency in Functional Safety (FS) as a top priority to maintain leadership in Advanced Safety and User Experience systems.  PSI is currently seeking experienced and highly motivated Functional Safety expert to support the Core and Application Functional Safety teams.  This position will report to the Executive Director - Product Safety Integrity & Passive Safety Engineering

Your Role:

  • Provide technical guidance in the area of Functional safety to the delivery teams

  • Lead the FuSa technical design reviews at the project Functional Safety Board (FSB). Will have the voting right on the approval of any FuSa related WP in the Safety Plan

  • Support the project/program Functional Safety Steering Committee (FSSC) meetings

  • Support the development of an independent Audit and Assessment plan for assigned project

  • Support the independent Audits and Assessments for a the assigned project

  • Derive excellence by requesting (as needed) additional topic-focused and/or deep dive assessments

  • Support or lead development FuSa best practices, guides and training per competency.   

  • Lead assessment of new FuSa differentiated technologies applicable to the ASUX domain

  • Manage technology pilots and develop mature concepts for new FuSa technologies

  • Work with PSI FuSa Technical Leads to identify Core FuSa Technical Solutions needs

  • Support the development of Core FuSa Technical Solution for key ADAS Subsystems and components such as Radar System, Vision System, Domain Controller.  

  • Lead or Support (as applicable) all necessary Safety Analysis (FTA, DFA, FfI, etc..) at the System, Software and Hardware level

  • Provide as a subject matter expert guidance on requested design changes requests, deviation requests and escalation reviews related to the Vision System FuSa implementation 

  • Support management issue tracking and design reviews meetings internally (primarily) and externally

  • Support FuSa technology awareness at APTIV by attending technical conferences and delivering seminars to the APTIV engineers

  • Support integrating FuSa into APTIV Product Development Process (PDP)

  • Travel Expectations: up to 40% to support APTIV Engineering Competency and Customers

Your Background:

  • Master’s or Ph.D. Degree in EE, Automotive Engineering or Aerospace Engineering - Preferred

  • 7+ years of experience in Functional Safety (ISO 26262) – Required

  • Worked as a technology leader (Required) and led technology teams (preferred)

  • Knowledgeable in Classic and Adaptive AUTOSAR  – Required

  • Knowledgeable in FuSa implementation in Classic and Adaptive AUTOSAR  – Preferred

  • Knowledgeable in automotive product development life cycle  – Required

  • Knowledgeable in requirements management tools – Preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to forge productive relationships, achieve cooperation, and influence priorities

  • Strong oral/written communication skills and ability to lead group projects and management reviews.

  • Highly desirable to have competency in automotive active and passive safety systems. 

  • Must be pro-active and not one who waits on what to be told to do.

Aptiv rewards and advantages

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential

  • Competitive health benefits

  • 401K with matching contribution

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

  • Recognition for innovation and excellence

  • Opportunities to give back to the community

  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some see technology. We see a way to make connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 160,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

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