Functional Safety Software Engineer
Posted on 3/4/2023
Waltham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Contribute to the development of system level requirements and safety concept for advanced robot (safety) behavior, suggesting implementation and validation options and criticalities
  • Lead systematic failure analysis and generate safety requirements specifications for software intended for risk reduction and involving vision-based perception and ML
  • Ensure that the toolchain and code development are appropriately set and implemented, including cross-functional requirements for hardware, software workflow and testing
  • Manage the safety documentation and ensure the traceability of the process according to IEC 61508 throughout the entire lifecycle of software applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support the implementation of control and safety systems for autonomous mobile manipulators
  • Interface with quality management (QMS) and cybersecurity
  • Engage with external suppliers to ensure compliance of target units for software and components supporting SW development
Desired Qualifications
  • Degree in Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in safety-critical software development and validation
  • Hands-on experience on the full lifecycle of safety certification processes according to (but not limited to) IEC 61508 or ISO 26262 (with ISO 21448)
  • Experience with safety technical standards for vision-based protective devices (IEC 61496-x, IEC/TS 62998-1)
  • Experience with functional safety toolchains for SW development and compliance is required
  • Experience writing safety requirements for software, verifying coding guidelines (AUTOSAR, High Integrity C++), and code analysis
  • Demonstrated practical experience with failure analysis, reliability estimation, root cause analysis methods
  • Demonstrated experience developing and validating software in real-time environments
  • Experience in the safety of Machine Learning/AI functions in the context of sensing and perception
  • Enthusiasm and proactive attitude for a very fast-paced working environment
  • Highly organized and capable of tracking multiple projects through various stages of development
Boston Dynamics

201-500 employees