Functional Safety Engineer (HTHD)
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In this position...
Ford has identified a need to increase its core competency in Functional Safety. This need is driven by Ford's desire to be a leader in delivering technologies that allow our vehicles to provide industry-leading user experiences. These technologies span the breadth of the vehicle, including infotainment, lighting, entry & exit, occupant comfort, vehicle dynamic control, active safety, and driver assistance systems. Ford is committed to deliver the highest quality of products by ensuring that these complex technologies are designed with Functional Safety from the start.
As a key member of an exciting team leading Functional Safety activities in Product Development, this role involves working with technology subject matter experts to conduct Functional Safety analysis using efficient model-based systems engineering (MBSE / SysML) tools.
Additionally, you will work with global teams to design simple and safe systems that bring advanced distributed technology from research to production. This role promotes technical growth and team collaboration.
What you'll do...
?Within the first 6 months, rapidly begin to work with cross-functional and global teams within Product Development including research and advanced engineering to conduct ISO 26262 Functional Safety analysis of challenging new and carry-over technology, including powertrain, infotainment, active safety, and automated technologies.
Within the first year, become a subject matter expert in Ford ISO 26262 processes, methods, tools, and information (formal and on the job training will be provided).
Results in becoming a technical Functional Safety and systems engineering key resource in Product Development.
Within the first year, become a leader in creating and continuously improving innovative, simple and safe advanced system designs. Work with other Functional Safety engineers to complete foundational and future Functional Safety analysis.
Work with other Functional Safety Engineers to create globally common safety ratings, processes, methods, tools, training, and help to accelerate global adoption of SysML based Functional Safety analysis at Ford.
Results in moving fast and continuously innovating great systems engineering into key technology at Ford.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
2+ years of experience with engineering software-enabled systems
Even better, you may have...
Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
4+ years of experience engineering software-enabled systems
Strong student?with employment / extracurricular activities during college or 5 years' experience demonstrating leadership in Systems Engineering or hardware architecture design
Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment (preferred)
Ability to work within a diverse team (preferred)
Interest in the automotive industry (preferred)
Working knowledge of electrical/electronic systems and software fundamentals (preferred)
Working knowledge and experience in Systems Engineering or Systems Thinking (preferred)
Experience producing clear written technical communications (preferred)
Experience designing system, software, or electronic hardware architectures (preferred)
Successful candidates should be able?to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, team building, and communication skills
You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!
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Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
Established and active employee resource groups
Paid time off for individual and team community service
A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
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Requisition ID : 15779