EESE Application Functional Safety Engineer

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EESE Application Functional Safety Engineer
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
The Ford EESE organization has identified expanding core competency in Functional Safety (FS) is a top priority to maintain leadership in advanced E/E systems. Ford EESE is currently adding numerous design features with significant Functional safety impact and as such is seeking dedicated and highly motivated engineers to lead, track status and review the functional safety analysis for all new technology features from research to production.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

Work with Feature Owner to:
  • Perform Hazard and Risk Analysis and derive Safety Goals for the feature
  • Derive detailed Functional Safety Requirements (FSRs) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs)
  • Ensure that FSRs and TSRs are properly cascaded to the HW and SW teams.
  • Develop System level Safety VnV Plan & Report for the FSRs and TSRs
  • Develop DVMs with proper traceability to the FS requirements
  • Lead functional safety confirmation reviews (e.g. DFMEA, Fault Tree Analysis) at Feature level and at integrated System/ECU level
  • Assist in the development of the joint Ford-Supplier Development Interface Agreement (DIA) Responsible for tracking timely delivery of the FS related artifacts in the GTDS Technology Integrator and GPDS Integrator

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer science; Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • 1+ years of experience in Functional Safety (ISO 26262)
  • 3+ years of experience in E/E system design and development
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and ability to lead group projects and management reviews
  • Experience in system modeling (SysML/Matlab/Simulink)
  • Experience in safety confirmation reviews (DFMEA, HARA, FTA)
  • Knowledgeable in automotive product development life cycle
  • Knowledgeable in Ford requirements management tools
  • Demonstrated ability to forge productive relationships, achieve cooperation, and influence priorities of technical experts and other key partners
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and ability to lead group projects and management reviews
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Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.

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