Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Automotive Software


£competitive + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday
Hullavington - United Kingdom


Dyson has an opportunity for a Senior Functional Safety Engineer to join the Powertrain group within in its Electric Vehicle Engineering Team based at its Hullavington HQ.


• Work as part of a team developing product to ISO26262 level C and D. • Contribute to HARA and assist in developing safety goals and functional safety concept. • Assist software team in developing software safety requirements from Technical Safety Concept. • Develop software safety plan. • Contribute to DFMEA and FTA at VCU/motor controller level. • Ensuring software development processes are ISO26262 compliant. • Monitoring software development activities and ensuring process compliance by conducting internal audits. • Verifying implementation of software safety requirements. • Generation of documentation and supporting items to satisfy functional safety audit. • Work closely with hardware and software teams to both provide guidance and ensure safety goals met.


• Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent • 3 years or more experience working to ISO 26262, specifically focussed on Part 6, Product Development at the software Level. • In depth knowledge of all parts of ISO26262. • Experience with use of functional safety tools(e.g. Medini) • Understanding and experience of the process for software tool qualification. • Understanding and experience of the implications for integrating software items developed as safety elements out of context. • Practical experience of developing Technical Safety Concepts, safety plans and software safety requirements. • Industry experience of HARA,DFMEA,FTA for embedded hardware/software • Functional safety experience in EV applications is beneficial but not essential. • Experience of using formal requirement management tools such as DOORS is beneficial but not essential. • Knowledge and execution of software quality and processes such as Automotive SPICE. • A good understanding of embedded software development tools and processes.


At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic, but most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to develop products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors. Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.

Posted: 17 October 2018