Senior Engineer, Safety (EV/HEV/HV) 


Senior Engineer, Safety is a position reporting to the Manager, Quality & Safety - Powertrain and Autonomous Driving, primarily responsible for managing all Safety requirements related to global mass-production launch of automotive products. The role is an exciting opportunity to join a global, dynamic BYTON company where automobile and digital literacy are equally at home and which promotes innovations essential to turn car into the next-generation smart device.



Powertrain and Autonomous Driving - Vehicle Integration



Santa Clara, CA, USA



  • Define, plan and comply to all High Voltage, Functional Safety related requirements for mass production in Asia, Europe and NAFTA regions
  • Develop safety architectures and safety plans to ensure compliance with ISO 26262; Define country-specific regulatory requirements and help develop compliant sub-systems and components
  • Ensure FMEA, DVP and other APQP required documentation for the whole department
  • Tracks the vehicle configurations for managing various content levels vs. ECUs, software rev, firmware rev and wiring to minimize complexity
  • Collaborate with key system and component suppliers and support overall vehicle development milestones and prototype/production build events covering Safety aspect of product & processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within the BYTON Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Suppliers to ensure complience to of Safety requirements for global markets
  • Ensure all Type Approval testing and certification activities in the China, European and NAFTA markets for vehicle emissions and range ratings. Assist with Conformity of Production (COP) activities.
  • Support global activities related to On-board diagnostics (OBD) compliance and safety, warning labels documents
  • Serve as a technical expert on electric vehicle safety for escalating potential abnormalities. Monitor changes to global regulations and standards
  • Manage safety, warranty and defects reporting / recalls for all regions
  • Organize certifications and supporting materials per mandatory recordkeeping requirements; review all owner’s manual pertaining to vehicle safety and other Powertrain & AD/ADAS contents
  • Communication, Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Multitasks and adapts to constant change
  • Passion & enthusiasm for BYTON brand



  • Bachelors (required), Masters (preferred) degree in Engineering or related field
  • Experienced in working on EV/BEV/HEV/PHEV programs
  • 4+ electric vehicle safety, HV safety compliance experience
  • 5+ years of delivering technical products
  • Relevant technical and professional accreditations

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