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Product System Safety Architect (f/m/d)

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany; Wiehl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Job ID : J000609118

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Drive the automotive macro trends of electrification, safety automation and connectivity to the next generation of solutions. With so many new features added almost every day, we need experts in managing our customers’ requirements. As part of our Systems teams linking the customers and Tech teams, you’ll help us engineer, design and produce an entirely new and smarter architecture for tomorrow’s cars.

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“I really like the moment when I turn off my computer and I feel like I have accomplished something today. I like the challenge. The challenge is high here at Aptiv, but at the end of the day it brings us results and satisfaction.”

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Job Description

As a leading international automotive technology company, Aptiv introduced a new comprehensive system solution, Smart Vehicle Architecture™ (SVA™), at CES 2020. SVA™ is the basis for highly automated vehicles, acting as the brain and nervous system of future vehicles. The design philosophy at vehicle level focuses on three main objectives: Reducing complexity by simplifying the hardware and software topology, bringing together different applications, and enabling OEMs to define the user experience of their vehicles individually and add new functionalities at a later stage. In this context we are looking to grow or Embedded Systems Development team for next generation central computing platforms at our Aptiv Location in Wiehl-Bomig near Cologne.

Your Role

  • Analysis of stakeholder requirements and functional safety concept

  • Analysis of safety manuals of hardware components

  • Definition of product system functional safety requirements

  • Product system safety analysis (FTA, DFA) and documentation of results

  • Definition of technical safety concept for product / component

  • Ensure compliance of system architectural design with technical safety concept

  • Definition of test criteria for functional safety tests

  • Support for functional safety manager and systems project lead to ensure compliance to ISO26262 (part 4)

Your Background

  • University degree in information technology, electrical engineering, or comparable qualification

  • At least 5 years of experience in embedded systems engineering ideally in the area of automotive

  • Strong skills in technical writing and requirements engineering

  • Deep knowledge of functional safety standards (e.g. ISO 26262 )

  • Experience with safety analysis methods as FTA, DFA and DFMEA

  • Experience with requirements engineering tools (experience with Polarion preferred)

  • Good knowledge of SysML or UML and experience with corresponding tools (enterprise architect preferred)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English is mandatory, German is advantage)

Aptiv Benefits

  • In addition to an attractive compensation package, Aptiv offers 31 days of vacation

  • A secure, permanent employment awaits you with the opportunity for continuous internal development in an international environment

  • Access to internal and external training, coaching and certifications to help you develop your skills and knowledge

  • We provide special recognition for innovation and outstanding performance

  • A very international environment and cooperation with experts at eye level awaits you

  • You have the chance to get involved in CSR activities

  • At Aptiv, you will have the opportunity to actively shape the future of mobility with state-of-the-art technology (e.g. e-mobility and autonomous driving) in partnership with almost all global OEMs

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some See Technology. We See a Way to Make Connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

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