EE Functional Safety Engineer



Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024
As an EE FuSa Engineer in Advanced Hardware Engineering (AHE), you will support Systems and functional safety teams by performing Board level circuit analysis and Failure Mode Effects & Diagnostics Analysis. You will work closely with systems engineers, design engineers to fully understand requirements and the capability of our hardware and provide evidence of functionality and diagnostic coverage via verification & validation. In addition, you will be responsible for developing & reviewing Test plans for verification of functional & Fault Injection tests for advanced Compute, Controls and sensor hardware.

In this role, you will

  • Perform circuit failure analysis in identifying components affecting safety-critical functions.
  • Work with system engineers to design test benches to execute Hardware In the Loop, fault injection tests to validate functional safety models.
  • Detailed analysis of Safety manuals provided by Vendors for complex SOC’s microprocessors
  • Lead and participate in quantitative and qualitative functional safety activities that lead to the development of
  • Failure Mode Effects & Diagnostic Analysis
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Develop requirements for safety-critical Hardware to perform Fault injection Testing to comply with ISO 26262:2018.
  • Work closely with the Test Team and Test Infrastructure team to help guide the V&V efforts and improve diagnostics verification.
  • Develop new requirements to improve diagnostic coverage of the HW working closely with EE & FW teams.
  • Performing Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis.


  • B.S. or higher degree in Electrical, Aerospace, Automotive, or Robotics Engineering
  • Familiarity with ISO 26262 or other safety standards.
  • 3+ years of work experience with board design, silicon validation or board-bringup.
  • Familiarity with schematic design tools(Altium/Mentor Graphics/Cadence)
  • Collaborative team player with strong written and in-person communication skills

Bonus Qualifications

  • Automotive Hardware Design & Validation experience.
  • Certification in ISO 26262 (CFSE,CFSP)
  • Familiarity with Requirement traceability tools such as Polarion, JAMA.
  • Hardware validation & board bring-up experience within standards such as: ISO-26262, DO-178C, DO-254, IEC 61508