Cypher Consulting Europe
Cypher Consulting Europe

Senior Functional Safety Engineer

Gothenburg, Sweden (hybrid)
Electrical Engineering

Are you the kind of person who is passionate about functional safety, ISO 26262 and the implementation of functional safety concepts from Item definition to low-level HW/SW design? Would you like to use your passion in the automotive industry and be part of the functional safety concept design team? Would you like to work in a great team with competent and helpful colleagues?

The Team

Our team, “Central Functional Safety at GTT” is in the heart of a great transformation. We work with developing and designing vehicle functional safety concepts, supporting all product streams across GTT to do HARA, FSC, TSC, Joint review with suppliers and ensure compliance of our development process and product to state of the arts such as ISO 26262 and ISO 21448 (SOTIF) and also AD standards such as UL 4600. As Senior Functional Safety Engineer you will be involved in all levels of product development from participating in strategic planning for the group, partner/suppliers’ selection, review of Functional Safety Statement of Work (FuS-QDPR), initial concept design and stages of development through to production launch. It will involve interfacing with various groups including electrical engineering and mechatronics engineering as well as customers and suppliers / technical partners.

In this position, you will be involved in the details of safety design, requirement review and support teams to do FSC and TSC at system, SW and HW levels which includes refinement of requirements to HW and SW and ensure bidirectional traceability.


The main responsibilities entailed in this role are:

  • Planning and score-keeping of safety test activities (Safety plan) depending on the scope of each specific vehicle project
  • Drive the development of functional and technical safety concepts within the function, system, subsystem, software, and hardware
  • Lead functional safety engineering activities for product development teams and develop technical work products.
  • Co-developing Impact analysis and making recommendations for inclusion of accurate safety criteria in system design and procedures to control or eliminate hazards.
  • Develop technical work products specific for functional safety requirements, e.g. item definition, criticality analyses, other safety analyses, and test coverage analysis for safety requirements
  • Support the implementation of functional and technical safety requirements in all parts of the vehicle system design
  • Support the development of verification and validation strategies within the subsystems, software, and hardware, e.g. hazard and risk assessment (HARA), FTAs, DFMEAs, functional safety concept & technical safety concept (for systems with safety goals or ASIL classified requirements)
  • Develop and integrate Functional Safety standards and industry common practices into corporate processes according to ISO 26262.
  • Ensure technical specifications and other work products are prepared, and stored correctly, and revisions are managed and released in timely manner
  • Ensure that safety plan activities meet program timing.
  • Align safety related topics with suppliers and customers.


  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. within Electrical, Applied Physics, Mechatronic Engineering
  • Knowledge of functional safety activities and deliveries according to ISO 26262
  • Documented experience of working with:
  1. Safety Analyses at HW and SW levels including HW/SW FMEA & FTA, Performing DFA, ensure freedom of Interferences
  2. Specification of the hardware-software interface (HSI)
  3. SW/HW Architecture
  4. HW schematics, BOM list and PMHF Metrics Calculation (ASIL C/D)
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Hand on experience of technical safety concepts and ASIL requirement specifications
  • Excellent communication skills

This position requires you to work onsite in Gothenburg, Sweden as it is mandatory to work from the office regularly.

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