Functional Safety Engineer Resume Samples

The role of a Functional Safety Engineer is to ensure that systems, products, and processes meet the safety standards and regulations across the industry and that the people and the environment are prevented from any sort of harm. The main focus is on risk management and mitigation. Duties often listed on the Functional Safety Engineer Resume are – identifying and analyzing potential safety hazards and risks in systems, ensuring compliance with relevant safety standards, developing safety concepts and strategies for mitigating identified risks, preparing safety documentation, including hazard analysis, and safety requirements, managing safety-related changes and modifications, and collaborating with cross-functional team for integrating safety in designs.

Companies hire applicants with the following skills – proficiency in safety standards, risk assessment techniques, and safety-related technologies, the ability to assess complex systems, effective communication skills, quick problem-solving skills, and the ability to ensure safety measures. A good understanding of industry-specific safety regulations is compulsory. While a high school diploma is considered mandatory, possessing a degree in fields such as electrical, mechanical, or aerospace will help to expand job horizons. Some positions may require a Master’s degree or functional safety certifications.

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Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Summary : As a Functional Safety Engineer, analyzed and managed technical quality concerns, researched new safety standards, created white papers on methodologies such as fault injection and analysis methods, and also created Education material and led training on our functional safety standards, design process, and tools, interfaced with customers on topics of functional safety.

Skills : Technical Knowledge, Risk Assessment.

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Description :

  1. Assessed and reviewed functional safety projects throughout the product design cycle.
  2. Audited the product and the product team's functional safety work products, evidence, and activities.
  3. Worked with sensor development teams on the application of and compliance with functional safety standards.
  4. Created or reviewed FIT rate calculations in SN29500, IEC 61790, or IEC62380 standards.
  5. Conducted independent (I3) confirmation reviews of hardware and software work products.
  6. Created and released work process and procedure documentation for functional safety engineers and product development teams to follow.
  7. Managed and led customer audits of functional safety products, and maintained functional safety assets in accordance with proper document control and change management practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Engineering


Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Summary : As a Functional Safety Engineer, contributed to the customer-facing Allegro Functional safety web page, experienced with Hardware and Software functional safety products a plus, and supported and implemented the relevant safety standards for products.

Skills : Safety Requirements Analysis, Fault Analysis.

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  1. Created and addressed the functional safety requirements of the other parties involved in the development process. 
  2. Coordinated the fulfillment of the safety requirements between the teams, and supported product development from initial evaluation through the entire development cycle including system evaluation and series release in accordance with common safety standards.
  3. Created functional and technical safety concepts for agricultural machinery in accordance with the relevant standards (ISO 25119/ ISO 13849/ISO 26262).
  4. Supported the development teams (internal and supplier) to implement safety concepts on system, hardware, and software levels.
  5. Calculated and evaluated technical key figures (diagnostic coverage, MTTF) of E/E/PES and mechatronic systems.
  6. Supported or carried out risk analyses (HARA) of technical systems.
  7. Supported the safety analysis (FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, Reliability), and supported the safety manager in verifying the safety goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Engineering


Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Headline : As a Functional Safety Engineer, responsible for creating a safety plan that identifies and plans all required activities, tasks, and resources for the various development phases of the project, ensuring activities are carried out according to plan and notifying project management of any deviations.

Skills : System Architecture, Safety Verification, Validation.

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Description :

  1. Conducted comprehensive independent analyses and reviews, including in-vehicle evaluation as required, as part of the functional safety process in support of system and software development. 
  2. Evaluated changes and determined required actions as applicable, developed the safety concept (functional and technical).
  3. Defined and documented functional safety requirements based on performed analyses and supported interpretation of requirements for internal and external teams as required. 
  4. Derived and documented safety requirements from new and complex problems and ensured verification and validation.
  5. Acted as an expert functional safety consultant for project teams and provided direction as needed. 
  6. Supported safety discussions with internal and external teams, and supported development initiatives including change analysis and implementation.
  7. Planned and issued road and safety approvals for development and production to meet project milestones.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Computer Science

Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Objective : As a Functional Safety Engineer, Designed and built system architectures for Vehicle Dynamics and Brake Controls software with functional safety at the forefront of the design, and led functional safety activities using internal and industry-standard tools to guide design and ensure high-integrity system reliability and performance.

Skills : Safety Verification, Validation, Documentation, Problem-Solving.

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  1. Implemented safety-critical software to satisfy requirements in system architecture with a focus on monitoring and safety code.
  2. Ensured follow-through on design aspects and developed milestones from conception to production (e.g., development trips, homologation release, public road driving, and customer sign-off).
  3. Developed validation plan to ensure high-quality product test cases in-vehicle as well as in simulation.
  4. Defined the required tests for the verification and validation of the safety requirements.
  5. Created the Safety Case, met project milestones, or escalated as required to complete projects on time and within scope/budget.
  6. Led customer meetings as a subject matter expert, and leveraged safety service delivery processes, methodologies, and tools to complete tasks on time and within budget.
  7. Supported the sales channel in identifying and qualifying machine safety projects, and traveled as the role required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Computer Science

Senior Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Summary : As a Senior Functional Safety Engineer, experienced in product safety analysis, requirements engineering, hazard and risk analysis, and multi-disciplinary product development experience in safety-critical mechatronic applications.

Skills : Creativity, Observational skills.

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Description :

  1. Worked in a highly cross-functional environment decomposing product features into system requirements, identifying hazards and performing risk analyses, designing architectures to mitigate risks, and producing safety analyses. 
  2. Collaborated closely with a variety of product development teams to ensure designs were implemented, verified, and validated according to system requirements and safety targets. 
  3. Worked in a multidisciplinary environment (electronics, software, control systems, algorithm development, mechanical, thermal).
  4. Developed new products from concept through production, experienced with Concept Trade Studies, Requirement Development, and Allocation.
  5. Experienced using deductive and inductive failure analysis tools such as FTA (Fault Tree Analysis) and FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis).
  6. Experienced using problem-solving tools such as Ishikawa diagrams (a.k.a. fishbone diagrams), 5 Whys, and 8D.
  7. Worked in coordination with the vehicle architecture team to define vehicle-level redundancy requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Engineering

Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Summary : As a Functional Safety Engineer, responsible for defining system reliability and robustness requirements for the power distribution system and conducting Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment (HARA) reviews of drive-by-wire systems/features.

Skills : Technical Knowledge, Effective Communication Skills.

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  1. Performed functional safety analyses and executed related tasks for vehicles.
  2. Performed vehicle and system-level hardware and software analysis to identify potential safety impacts.
  3. Developed safety requirements, and supported other activities in accordance with a functional safety engineering process and specific activities related to features via hazard analysis, safety plans, safety cases, and other ISO 25119 work products.
  4. Assisted in the development of the vehicle features, including semi and fully-automated driver assistance systems and enablers.
  5. Interfaced with other vehicle teams and suppliers, performed, supported, and/or managed the execution of system safety tasks.
  6. Safety concepted and safety programmed plan to safety requirements and traceability.
  7. Supported validation and verification team in DVP development and execution of Safety Case development.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Engineering

Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Headline : As a Functional Safety Engineer, responsible for conducting Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) reviews of power distribution systems/features, worked with the data infrastructures team to strategically identify information to log that quantifies real-world performance.

Skills : Safety Verification, Validation, Documentation, Problem-Solving, Communication.

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  1. Supported design activities, DFMEA - support both in-house and supplier-lead development.
  2. Reviewed supplier functional safety deliverables to ensure requirements were supported.
  3. Participated in or led safety reviews of functional safety process work products and performed vehicle level HARA and generated safety goals as well as performed DFMEA and FTA analysis.
  4. Coached engineering teams on functional safety processes.
  5. Actively participated in functional safety workgroups, as assigned, to support the development or improvement of processes.
  6. Contributed to the vehicle’s feature requirements and provided functional safety guidance on feature definition.
  7. Participated in design discussions to ensure that the safety requirements were implemented and adequate.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Engineering

Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Headline : As a Functional Safety Engineer, responsible for capturing requirements within the requirements tool and maintaining the traceability and quality Development of test case specifications for safety requirements. Supported bench/HIL tests and system/vehicle validation of functional safety requirements. Represented the functional safety team working alongside the engineering departments to provide technical consultation, guidance, and approval as part of internal and external development activities.

Skills : Troubleshooting Skills, Multitasking Skills.

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  1. Worked with the vehicle and system architecture teams to derive functional safety requirements and technical safety requirements from derived safety goals.
  2. Provided independent peer review and approval of functional safety activities including technical review and resolution.
  3. Provided a single point of contact for specific departments to ensure compliance throughout the functional safety lifecycle.
  4. Collaborated with the engineers working at the system, hardware, and software development level and assisting them in achieving functional safety objectives.
  5. Experienced with EV energy systems is preferred, collaborated with engineering teams to develop the safety analysis and strategy at the system, hardware, and software levels.
  6. Ensured that safety plan activities met program timing, and aligned safety-related topics with suppliers and customers.
  7. Determined and analyzed safety requirements, created the Functional and Technical Safety Concepts (FSC and TSC), and also performed the necessary safety analyses (e.g., FMEA, FMEDA, and FTA).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's Degree In Engineering

Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Objective : As a Functional Safety Engineer, defined and developed automotive functional safety requirements, with a focus on BMS, VCU, and MCU, worked with hardware engineers and control/firmware engineers at a very high level of collaboration, and also developed leading-edge technologies for EVs planned for mass production by SERES.

Skills : Strong Analytical Thinking Skills.

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Description :

  1. Provided leadership in defining, implementing, and improving relevant Functional Safety.
  2. Supported the definition of safety requirements, and informed architecture and design.
  3. Participated in design reviews and discussions to help ensure that safety goals and requirements are addressed.
  4. Developed requirements specification on vehicle, system, and component Levels, especially on BMS, VCU, and MCU, both on the control/firmware and hardware level.
  5. Defined, developed, and advised on new architectures and detailed designs for current and emerging automotive systems.
  6. Designed, validated, and tested Safety-related vehicle systems in support of all Orange EV products.
  7. Performed analysis of safety-critical automotive and electrical systems (e.g. braking, steering & propulsion) utilizing ISO 26262 methodologies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's Degree In Engineering

Functional Safety Engineer Resume

Headline : As a Functional Safety Engineer, Designed and performed software tests to assure compliance with MISRA C best practices, monitored component testing and compliance with AEC, ASTM, and MIL standards, and participated in Gate Reviews during product development with relevant stakeholders.

Skills : Knowledge of Health and Safety Hazards.

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Description :

  1. Reviewed QA and field service reports to identify potential sources of systematic failure.
  2. Managed and organized testing and FS documentation, experienced interpreting and implementing ISO, NFPA, ANSI, or other consensus standards.
  3. Designed electrical and fluid power control systems, and led the functional safety engineering function for all electronics programs.
  4. Interfaced with customers to collect and clarify functional safety requirements.
  5. Tracked requirements through design, coding, unit testing, integration testing, validation, and release phases.
  6. Interfaced with internal groups such as system, electrical, mechanical, validation, manufacturing, project leaders, program managers, and external groups such as suppliers.
  7. Developed optimized system and software architectures that meet the safety goals of the customer.
  8. Reviewed safety solutions from suppliers and applied them to architecture designs and also provided effort estimates and support quotation activities
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Engineering