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Principal Automated Driving Safety Engineer
Posted on 9/22/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Safety Engineering, or related engineering field
  • 7+ years directly responsible for applying ISO 26262 standard or other system safety standards in an automotive or similar application
  • Demonstrated experience in certifying or developing automotive software (autonomous or conventional)
  • Experience with the concepts behind ISO 21448 / SOTIF
  • Demonstrated practical experience with methods such as HARA, HazOp, FHA, DFMEA, SFMEA, FMEDA, FTA, STPA, reliability estimation, and root cause analysis
  • Experience delivering a system safety project and/or safety critical software from concept to full validation
  • Defining and documenting safety lifecycle processes for complex safety critical systems, including safety plans, safety requirements, specifications, assessments, etc
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to work in a very fast-paced environment where innovation and rapid change is the norm
  • Project and technical leadership to ensure Motional is following industry safety standards and its own internal safety processes
  • Drive the concept level and system level requirements development and evaluate and constructively suggest implementation and validation solutions
  • Collaborate with system engineers, system architects and software engineers to drive implementation of system safety for Motional's autonomous driving system according to the applicable standards and processes
  • Provide technical leadership for developing and driving Safety Concepts and realization across the ADS system at Motional
  • Lead the development of a Safety process, Safety culture, and mature Safety methodology to ensure successful autonomous innovation
  • Interface with quality management (QMS), cybersecurity, and operational safety (SMS)
  • Engage with external manufacturers and suppliers to ensure compliance across all parts of the vehicle system
  • Describe concepts and interact with safety assessors to facilitate the assessment activities
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience writing safety requirements (INCOSE), test plans, validation plans
  • Experience writing software safety requirements (INCOSE), software test plans, software coding guidelines (MISRA), and other software lifecycle documents
  • Experience in development and/or the safety of Machine Learning/AI functions in the context of vehicle sensing, perception, and guidance
  • Demonstrated background in the full lifecycle of safety certification processes which may include but is not limited to ISO 26262:2018, ISO 21448, UL 4600, ARP-4761/DO-178C, IEC 61508, IEC 62304, MIL-STD-882/AOP-52, EN 50128
  • Demonstrated safety experience in vehicle subsystems (e.g. steering, braking), safety critical electronics development, or sensor development
  • Experience working in safety critical industries/types of systems: automotive, aviation, space, security, manufacturing, rail, automotive, oil & gas
  • Ability to read and understand complex code in C, C++, Python
  • Demonstrated experience developing and validating software in real-time environments such as QNX, ThreadX, AutoSAR
  • Experience with safety case argumentation, including GSN
  • Experience with autonomous vehicles or ADAS
  • Experience with MBSE approaches, including SysML, MagicDraw
  • Experience with safety analysis software such as Ansys Medini, FaultTee+, CAFTA, APIS IQ
  • Certified Safety Professional, Certified Safety Expert, or other system safety credentials
  • Experience leading a team of engineers in a product or project development environment
  • Strong mentoring and team building skills
  • Experience in applying safety thinking to a complex system in a rapidly changing product or technology

501-1,000 employees

Designer & manufacturer of autonomous vehicles
Company mission
Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality. The company is commercializing a world-class driverless system that is building the future of the automotive industry.
  • 401K: 401K with up to 7.5% match
  • time Off: Unlimited sick and vacation days
  • Transportation: Commuter and fitness benefits
  • Healthcare: 3 plan options to support diverse needs
  • IVF: Fertility assistance
Company Values
  • Win Together
  • Safety As Our Bedrock
  • Build For Everyone. Be Everyone.
  • Take Ownership
  • Deliver The Future