Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary 

As a Senior Functional Safety Engineer for the Self-Driving team, you will be an active participant in developing the functional safety concept, including all aspects of feature decomposition and analysis throughout the vehicle program lifecycle. In order to do this, you will work closely with the Vehicle System Engineering Functional Safety engineering team to ensure vehicle system level compliance and provide technical guidance in the form of consulting and independent peer reviews of the system with other cross-functional teams. 

Responsibilities 

  • Contribute to ADAS and Self-Driving feature requirements and provide functional safety guidance on feature definition, design, verification, and validation 
  • Perform FTA and FMEA  to derive safety requirements (TSRS and SW safety requirements ) 
  • Work with the vehicle safety and system architecture teams to derive technical safety requirements. 
  • Provide independent peer review and approval of functional safety activities including technical review and resolution with other cross-functional domains and suppliers in the establishment and agreement of DIAs 
  • Co-ordinate across vehicle system and other cross-functional engineering teams to achieve deliverables 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical (or similar) Engineering or equivalent experience 
  • 3+ years of experience in functional safety (ISO 26262) in relation to ADAS features 
  • Hands on experience with ISO 26262 part 6 
  • Hands on experience on safety analysis methods (FTA, FMEA) 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of integrity 
  • Experience working within a cross-functional team 
  • Guide further decomposition into sub-system design and technical safety requirements for both hardware and software 
  • Good working knowledge of vehicle system functionality and electro/mechanical control strategy 
  • Ability to report to senior management and report accurate information in a clear and concise manner 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Understanding of emerging standards such as ISO 21448 (Safety of the Intended Function) and UL 4600 
  • Hands on experience with embedded SW or ADAS Controls SW development or testing  

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