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System Safety Engineer

Warren, MI 48093

Posted: 06/13/2024 Job Category: Software Development Job Number: 19161

Job Description

System Safety Engineer

In this position you will be a fully qualified contributor who has thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the department. You will possess a broad technical knowledge, training and understanding combined with creative and independent thinking and conceptual ability to related work performed within their department. This position will have a focus for executing System Safety development for Body Controls, Occupant Protection, as well as other vehicle system safety domains. In this role you will interact with the global product teams to ensure safety requirements are met according to the GM System Safety Process and industry standards. In this role you will lead system safety level engineering across vehicle Systems. You will be responsible to lead risk analyses, develop safe solutions, identity/mitigate potential safety issues, and assist program teams to develop Systems free from unreasonable risk.

What You’ll Do (Responsibilities)
  • Develop safety requirements for Body Controls, Occupant Protection, and other Vehicle Systems.
  • Decompose the top-level system functions, and behaviors into a set of safety requirements that detail expected end-to-end system behavior to implement a holistic safety strategy.
  • Employ varied analysis techniques including hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, interface analysis, FMEA, software safety analysis, as applicable.
  • Establish safety requirements traceability to design and validation activities, partnering with engineering teams though the product development life cycle.
  • Collaborate with product engineering, development, verification, and validation teams to ensure consistent and sufficient safety strategy implementation.
  • Guide development of external suppliers to facilitate timely delivery of safety critical system content.
  • Stay abreast of new technology and safety analysis techniques.

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or another related Engineering degree.
  • 5 + years of post-graduation engineering experience in engineering product development.
  • Functional safety analysis documentation, risk mitigation.
  • Energetic, flexible to change, works well with team, critical thinking, creativity, and good communication.
  • Understanding of vehicle electronic systems and features or experience with complex systems in other industries.
  • Experience working with embedded control systems in automotive or similar industry: Software and hardware release/development/ calibration/validation.
  • Support the System Safety Process Statement of Requirements (SOR) and the Development Interface Agreement with the supplier.
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams globally.

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Master’s Degree
  • Engineering experience in product development with safety critical systems.
  • Familiarity with ISO 26262 or other functional safety standards such as IEC 61508, IEC 62304, or DO-178C.
  • Expertise with GM Body Control, Occupant Protection, as well as other vehicle systems and features.
  • Experience working with safety diagnostic monitors.
  • Good understanding of GM vehicle development process.
  • Software design, analysis, development, validation.

Location:             Warren, MI         | Hybrid (TWTh Onsite) | 8:00am-4:00pm
Duration:             12+ month W2 contract | High potential for extension



Meet Your Recruiter

Karen Kersten
Sr. Technical Recruiter

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