Functional Safety Engineer

Systems Engineering Greater Detroit Area, Michigan


umlaut is a 4500+ people strong global full-service cross industry end-to-end partner that applies its deep-running interdisciplinary, collaborative advisory and fulfilment capabilities to change its clients fortunes for the better and - on top of that - add value, quality and focus to their organisations and produce.

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  • Understand and negotiate Development Interface Agreements, requirements, change requests, and unwritten expectations with vendors and other engineering teams
  • Perform Functional Safety Analysis as per ISO 26262 standards during all project phases (concept, product development, production) including HARA, ASIL identification, DFMEA, FMEDA, qualitative and quantitative fault tree analysis(FTA), common cause analysis and Event Tree analysis
  • Understand technical details enough to generate documents or work products required by the ISO 26262 standard
  • Develop Functional & Technical Safety Concepts and Safety architectures to ensure compliance with ISO26262
  • Own the Functional & Technical Safety Requirements and diagnostics requirements from conception to production at the system and sub-system level.
  • Collaborate with System Engineers, architects, and designers to find optimal implementations of safety diagnostics in hardware and software
  • Drive collaboration between various software and hardware teams for functional safety
  • Ensure technical specifications and other work products are prepared, and stored correctly, and revisions are managed and released in timely manner
  • Support design for manufacturability, manufacturing builds, and launch


  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with sub-systems and systems level development related to LKA/LKS products or related engineering experience
  • Minimum 1 years within the area of functional safety
  • Trained in Medini analyze or equivalent tool highly desirable
  • Proven ability to apply the V-model development process
  • Proven competency in Systems Engineering - Active Controls, Communications Protocols
  • Trained in both DVP&R and DFMEA creation and execution
  • Trained in requirement management tools (DOORS preferred)
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Strong technical, written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to generate, analyze, and interpret systems requirements and other technical specifications
  • Ability to work independently and in team environment to achieve maximum productivity
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering degree
  • Experience in developing sensor Camera, RADAR, LIDAR and or WIFI/GNSS/Cellular fusion frameworks
  • Knowledge of Wireless Technologies LTE, UMTS, 802.11 ac a/b/g/n, Sensors, SoC and communication interfaces I2C, RS232, USB, Ethernet, CAN
  • Working knowledge of OEM or Tier1 development process
  • Certification in ISO26262

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  1. An entrepreneurial environment with immediate responsibility and a chance to make a difference from the word go
  2. Innovative projects with big name clients and exposure to future, cutting edge technologies
  3. Unlimited individual growth opportunities and the ability to create a personalised career path
  4. Access to a global network with opportunities to live and work abroad
  5. All the support, training and coaching you need to further your career
  • +X. A team spirit and family-like culture as exciting and colourful as our gradient coloured coffee marshmallows