ADAS Functional Safety Manager

Aptiv - Troy, MI4.1

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About this Position
We are currently seeking a Functional Safety Engineer to analyze the impact of ISO26262 releases and perform engineering activities for Active Safety. This position is located in our Troy, MI office.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Analyze Functional Safety Requirements to develop Technical Safety Concept and Technical Safety Requirements, in collaboration with engineering competencies
  • Develop safety architectures in accordance with ISO26262
  • Plan and coordinate project functional safety activities
  • Develop and maintain the safety plan; monitor safety activities according to the plan
  • Analyze customer requirements
  • Lead safety analyses FMEDA, FTA
  • Specify detailed safety requirements, including diagnostic, software and Hardware requirements
  • Ensure the System safety requirements are implemented, and traced in Software and Hardware with linkage to appropriate safety analysis, Design Artifacts, Validation artifacts,
  • Collaborate with project managers, development team, suppliers and customers on Functional Safety
  • Coordinate confirmation/verification reviews with product teams to ensure functional safety standards are being met throughout product development cycle
  • Plan and coordinate Audit and Assessments with the product teams

Need to Haves (Basic Qualifications)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or relevant field
  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant work experience in the following:
    • Application of the ISO 26262 Standard in a
    • System reliability analysis: FMEA, FMEDA, FTA
    • Architecture and Systems Engineering
    • Requirements analysis
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience/knowledge of Requirements Management and tools ( e.g., Polarion, DOORS )
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience of proven record of taking customer requirements from design to production
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience/knowledge of DSP algorithms, Microprocessor/DSP based hardware designs, and Software Architecture
Nice to Haves (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Engineering Master’s or PhD Degree preferred
  • Design of Active or Passive Safety Systems
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Experience with Medini Analyze
  • Familiarity with Microprocessor/DSP based hardware designs, and Software Architecture
  • Familiarity with development in the embedded environment
Traits we're seeking
  • Curiously investigate everything – ability to solving problems analytically, creatively and collaboratively
  • Lead with confidence – thought leaders who empower those around them
  • Learn by doing – an entrepreneurial mindset that’s driven by hands-on experimentation
  • Embrace resilience – seeing every challenge as a learning opportunity and invitation to grow
Aptiv Rewards and Advantages
  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential
  • Competitive health benefits
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers
  • Recognition for innovation and excellence
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)
About Aptiv
Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions enabling the future of mobility. Headquartered in Dublin, Aptiv has approximately 150,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers in 45 countries. Visit

Advanced Safety and User Experience encompasses our deep expertise in software, centralized computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving focusing on five areas that are transforming mobility: Safety Electronics, Infotainment, User Experience, Autonomous Driving and Connectivity & Security.

Candidates for positions with Aptiv must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.