Application Engineer for Safety Applications (f/m)

Infineon Technologies Austria AG
  • Villach
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 17.8.2018

Application Engineer for Safety Applications (f/m)

At a glance

Join our application engineering team to further strengthen Infineon's market leadership in magnetic sensor for safety critical applications. You will help us understanding the customer application and designing the right products to match the demanding requirements of the automotive market and the ISO26262 standard. We are making the cars of the future cleaner, safer and smarter: help us to achieve this goal with your skills, passion and enthusiasm.

Quick info


Entry level
Professionals / experienced

Job ID


Full time


Job sharing
Yes, possible

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 TIER1 and OEM.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • definition of technical safety requirements for our sensors
  • verification of safety concepts according to ISO26262 (DFA, FTA, FMEDA)
  • safety documentation, like safety manual
  • contribute to the 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

Take the opportunity to become an expert in Functional Safety thanks to our international and multidisciplinary environment with massive knowledge and expertise developed in the last years to further expand the market leadership in magnetic sensors for safety critical automotive applications.

This job is suitable for full- and part-time.


You are a motivated team player and active driver who want 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 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 2 years of experience in electronic systems or semiconductor development
  • basic knowledge of functional safety standard ISO26262
  • some experience 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 G ( 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.

About Us

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.

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