Senior Functional Safety Application Engineer (f/m)

Infineon Technologies Austria AG
  • Villach
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 11.12.2017

Senior Functional Safety Application Engineer (f/m)

Mastering Functional safety is today essential for the development of successful automotive sensors used in safety critical systems, such as ESP, ABS and electric power steering (EPS). Understanding the customer application and safety concept is the first fundamental step and it is a key differentiation factor in today's automotive market. For this reason we are looking for a Senior Functional Safety Application Engineer to further expand our fast growing team in Villach, Austria. We are making the cars of the future cleaner, safer and smarter: help us to achieve this goal with your skills, passion and enthusiasm.

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Location: Villach
Job ID: 19340
Start date: immediately

Type of employment: Full time
Length of contract: Permanent

Job description

In this position, you will actively drive the development of safety solutions in our next generation magnetic sensors in collaboration with global automotive TIER1s and OEMs.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • definition of technical safety requirements for our sensors technical interface with our customers with review and negotiation of
    product requirements
  • verification of safety concepts
    according to ISO26262 (DFA, FTA, FMEDA)
  • safety documentation, like safety manual .
  • definition and implementation of our sensors in close cooperation with our system, concept-, design- and verification engineers
  • design-in our products in safety critical applications
  • be definitely the team and customer reference for all safety topics

In our international and multidisciplinary environment you can also profit from the massive knowledge and expertise that Infineon has developed to further expand the market leadership in magnetic sensors for safety critical automotive applications.

Your profile
You are a motivated team player and active driver who wants to get things done. You work well under pressure, are flexible and want to be employed in a challenging work environment. You demonstrate strong communication skills, know how to establish lasting relationships and networks, clarify areas of responsibility and coordinate your work with colleagues. You combine diligence and passion for detail on the one hand with a pragmatic mindset and ability to see the bigger picture on the other hand.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • Excellent technical skills, based on Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics or comparable
  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive electronic systems
    or automotive semiconductor development
  • Solid knowledge of functional safety standard ISO26262
  • Experience in performing safety analysis (FTA, DFA and FMEDA)
  • Proven track record in customer communication and support
  • Fluent English skills with German as a strong plus

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry, employment group H ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. A higher payment is negotiable depending on your expertise and skills. Furthermore, Infineon offers additional employee benefits.

Part of your life. Part of tomorrow.

We make life easier, safer and greener - with technology that achieves more, consumes less and is accessible to everyone. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. Efficient use of energy, environmentally-friendly mobility and security in a connected world - we solve some of the most critical challenges that our society faces while taking a conscientious approach to the use of natural resources.

Infineon sensors can be found in almost every car around the world. With more than 2.5 Billion sensors shipped, we are the No. 1 supplier for magnetic sensors to the automotive industry. The product line 'Integrated Sensors' in Villach has worldwide responsibility for magnetic sensors starting with the product idea until market launch.

Does this sound like just the right challenge for you? If so, we look forward to getting to know you!

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Mag. (FH) Wolfgang Simoner
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