Functional Safety Engineer

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements.  Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.

Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment.  “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, look forward to working with additional creative and entrepreneurial self-starters.

HORIBA Automotive Test Systems is a leading supplier in the fields of engine test systems, driveline test systems, brake test systems, wind tunnel balances and emissions test systems.  More than just the world's leading supplier of emissions testing systems, HORIBA ATS is able to provide total solutions to its customers, with full turnkey capability.

Our North American Automotive Test Systems group is searching for a Functional Safety Engineer to analyze automotive hardware and software requirements and evaluate designs.  If you have passion for cars and want to be part of an ever changing industry to keep you on your toes, please keep reading and visit our corporate website to learn more.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze automotive hardware and software requirements and evaluate designs for functional safety.
  • Modify design to improve functional safety as needed.
  • Execute full life cycle analysis, including hazard analysis and risk assessment (HARA), failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), fault tree analysis (FTA), and calculation of hardware reliability metrics.
  • Apply ISO 26262 and other best practices to manage risk and develop electronic and software based systems for road vehicles, including Automatic Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD).
  • Provide architectural guidance for design at vehicle and subsystem level.
  • Perform analysis to derive test cases, instrument vehicles, and modify systems for fault injection.
  • Run vehicle level fault injection tests and analyze and report results.



Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering or closely related field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in functional safety


Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please email Jo Brodbeck or call (248) 925-1012 for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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