Functional Safety Engineer in Farmington Hills, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation in order to allow vehicles to see, think and act.

In 2018, ZF achieved sales of €36.9 billion. The company has a global workforce of 149,000 with approximately 230 locations in 40 countries. ZF invests over six percent of its sales in research and development annually.

Position Description

The ASIC Functional Safety Engineer position in ZF Global Electronics Engineering reports to the Chief Engineer of the Semiconductor Core Development group, our global team responsible for worldwide development of microcontroller and ASICs. You will be responsible for ensuring that ASICs and ASSPs (Application Specific Standard Products) for use in Electronic Braking Control, Airbag, Electric Power Steering, and Driver Assist Systems (Radar and Camera) are developed according to ISO26262.

Position Requirements

  • Define system architectures with focus on microcontrollers and ASICs
  • Develop technical safety concepts
  • Develop safety work plans and ensure timely completion of deliverables internally and at suppliers
  • Agree DIA (Development Interface Agreements) with suppliers
  • Develop single point and latent point fault metrics and dependent failure analyses
  • Ensure verification of ASICs against safety requirements
  • Present and defend ZF safety concept and process to customers and auditors
  • Apply best practices across product lines
  • Implement and maintain a world-class global functional safety process for ASICs

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Systems, Computer, or Software Engineering required. Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 5 + years of working at Tier 1 or 2 supplier or OEM with knowledge of the functional safety standard ISO 26262 and experience in its practical application in product development
  • Experience in electronics/ systems/ software design and development
  • Experience in mixed signal ASIC development/ design is highly desired
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work with little direct oversight in a collaborative environment
  • Strong program management and communication/networking skills
  • Experience managing subcontracted engineering resources (e.g. for analysis and verification work)

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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