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Functional Safety Engineer

Company Overview:

Dorleco is a 360-degree controls software development & integration solution provider for electric and autonomous vehicle systems, focused on achieving its mission of developing sustainable & efficient vehicles with innovative, robust, and lean engineering practices. We provide a fast-paced R&D environment and deliver integrated solutions for mechanical, electrical, software, thermodynamic, and energy storage systems for modern electric and autonomous vehicle systems.

We are a trusted resource for full-time projects, overflow work, training, and resident engineering needs for the larger companies’ ePowertrain and ADAS engineering departments. We are also a certified Minority Enterprise by NMSDC!

We offer competitive salary and benefits plans including a comprehensive relocation package and great opportunities for career growth!


Farmington Hills, Michigan

Work Authorization Requirements:

  • MUST be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
  • MUST be available to start working within 3 weeks of the offer acceptance date.


FuSa Management:

  • Identifies, plans, organizes, tracks, and documents all necessary FuSa activities within a project.
  • Ensures close cooperation with the R&D PTM (Project Technical Manager) and other FuSa resources locally, other sites, and external contractors.
  • Acts as a mentor/guide for product development FuSa activities.
  • Organizes/prepares/tracks/supports/moderates FuSa activities and FuSa analysis.
  • Responsible for creating/leading Development Interface Agreement (DIA), Safety plan, TSC, and Safety Case activities.
  • Ensures documentation of FuSa activities and establishes evidence of FuSa.
  • Negotiates and agrees with the Customer on the scope and common understanding of the FuSa requirements.
  • Responsible for interfacing with customers and other stakeholders to ensure common understanding and agreement on FuSa implementation.
  • Defines, tracks, and reports the functional safety KPIs.
  • Defines and manages the safety verification & validation activities.
  • Ensures the scheduling of the Safety RAISE reviews in his team.

FuSa Engineering Activities:

  • Carries out design analysis to support the development of safety case arguments for safety-related products.
  • Creates / Contributes as necessary (planned) to hazard and risk analyses, safety plans, and functional and technical safety concepts.
  • Identifies FuSa requirements based on the Customer Requirements.
  • Ensures the integration of the FuSa activities in the developed project based on the defined FuSa development plan.
  • Leads hazard and risk analyses (PHA) where necessary.
  • Supports the definition/specification of FuSa requirements for System/HW and SW architectures.
  • Collaborates with the design team for an effective technical solution, to achieve adequate robustness at System, HW, and SW architectural level in compliance with ISO26262.
  • Prepares and assists with the Safety Assessment Reviews held by the safety assessor.
  • Leads or participates in safety analysis processes (e.g. FMEAs, FTAs, FMEDAs, etc.).

Required Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical/Systems Engineering/Computer Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in automotive product development (preferably in safety-related products).
  • Experience with Products Development Life Cycle (Systems, Software).
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong technical leadership, communication, planning, and organization/control skills
  • Experience in taking customer requirements to production.

 Preferred Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Systems Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Currently-active FSCAE/AFSP certification preferred.
  • Experience in Software Quality and process ( e.g., ASPICE, CMMI, IATF16949).

We are HIRING for several exciting roles