Embedded Software Application Engineer

Posted 1 month ago by Karolina Edensten
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Job Description

The Functional Safety Engineer provides support for the agile team in ISO26262 and cyber security-related matters. You will be a member of a team working with Functional safety in VDYN Sub stream.


  • Support Suspension control agile team to ensure ISO26262 compliance of their work product.
  • Carry out ISO26262-related activities in the team such as the creation of Hazard Analysis, Functional Safety Concept, Technical Safety Concept, FMEAs, Test specifications (system and software level), and Safety Case.
  • Create detailed safety mechanisms at system level and software level.
  • Support judgment of Definition of Ready (or equivalent) and Definition of Done (or equivalent) status for ISO26262-related activities for the agile team.
  • Support the product owner and scrum master in creating user stories related to ISO26262 for the agile team.
  • Review hardware and software safety requirements towards supporting agile teams.
  • Be the primary interface between the agile team and the Chassis Functional Safety Manager for all functional safety-related matters at Chassis or Vehicle level.
  • Be available to take Functional Safety Manager role in projects where the technical content belongs to the agile team, by creating and tracking element-level functional safety plans.
  • Organize functional safety joint reviews with suppliers. 
  • Organize verification reviews with internal stakeholders.
  • Organize confirmation reviews with functional safety assessors.
  • Contact ISO26262 Competence Center GTT if a need arises in the agile team.
  • Participate in evaluations of proposed technical solutions with the purpose to judge the possibility to secure the solutions in terms of functional safety.
  • Participate in ISO26262 Community of Practice when needed. 


Personal characteristics

  • Good verbal and documentation skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment
  • Cross-functional and team work skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make high level decisions given limited data and competing priorities
  • Practical ISO26262 experience is a criteria 




The FSE benefits from practical experience in:

  • Creating safety concepts and requirements at system and software level.
  • Planning and carrying out safety integration and validation tests.
  • Carrying out safety or quality analysis, such as Hazard Analysis, FMEA, FTA, etc.
  • Experience from working with simulations of mechatronic/pneumatic systems 



Qualifications and merits

  • Master of Science in Mechatronics/Vehicle engineering/equivalent
  • Good knowledge in Physics, Mechatronics, Mechanical engineering, Control engineering, Vehicle dynamics, System modelling/engineering, Functional requirements and Electronics.
  • Development of safety-related functions, systems, hardware or software.
  • Good understanding of system development of embedded real time systems
  • Good understanding of model based development
  • Professional safety engineering degree from formal education is meritorious.
  • Other functional safety standards
  • Familiar with Volvo Group processes
  • Volvo Group product knowledge
  • Fluent in English