Principal Safety Case Lead
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Safety Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or a related engineering field
  • Prior work experiences related L4 automated vehicle systems
  • 7+ years' experience working in safety critical industries: automotive, aviation, space, security, manufacturing, rail, oil & gas
  • Experience writing safety plans & requirements and safety case argumentation
  • 3+ years' experience incorporating and assessing aspects of industry standards and best practices, such as ISO 26262, ISO 21448 / SOTIF, UL 4600, Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium (AVSC) best practices, etc
  • Experience with an automated vehicle specific Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Experience in applying safety thinking to a complex system in a rapidly changing product or technology environment
  • Experience leading a team of engineers in a product or project development environment
  • Strong mentoring and team building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to work in a very fast-paced environment where innovation and rapid change is the norm
  • This role can be fully remote or hybrid at one of the Motional offices
  • Provide project and technical leadership to ensure Motional is aligning with industry standards and best practices and its own internal safety processes
  • Lead the development and tailoring of Motional's safety case
  • Collaborate with system engineers, safety engineers, system architects, software and hardware engineers, V&V engineers to drive implementation of and adherence to Motional's safety case
  • Ensure and coordinate alignment with Motional's Quality Management System (QMS), cybersecurity processes, and Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Perform safety case gap analyses & coordinate internal safety case assessments
  • Lead engagements with independent consultants who will be supporting the development and assessment of Motional's safety case
  • Provide executive level briefings to internal and external safety case stakeholders
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience writing software safety requirements (INCOSE), software test plans, software coding guidelines (MISRA), and other software lifecycle documents
  • Experience in the 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 not limited to ISO 26262, 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 with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Certified Safety Professional, Certified Safety Expert, or other system safety credentials

501-1,000 employees

Designer & manufacturer of autonomous vehicles
Company Overview
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 Core Values
  • Win Together
  • Safety As Our Bedrock
  • Build For Everyone. Be Everyone.
  • Take Ownership
  • Deliver The Future