Functional Safety Engineer Automotive (f/m)

Infineon Technologies Austria AG
  • Villach
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 10.12.2018

Functional Safety Engineer Automotive (f/m)

At a glance

Safety first, but what are the requirements needed to prevent threats? Do you want to become part of a successful team on the leading edge of automotive technology? Do you thrive when quality at its highest standards is required? We are making the cars of the future cleaner, safer and smarter: help us to achieve this goal with your skills, passion and enthusiasm and support our chip-development team in the application of ISO 26262 Functional Safety activities.

Quick info


Entry level
Professionals / experienced

Job ID


Full time


Job description

You will be responsible for managing the following tasks:

  • Pursue the goal of improving the functional safety of our automotive semiconductor products
  • Contribute to effective and efficient safety concepts and architectures
  • Be responsible for safety analyses and technical confirmation measures, provide related documentation
  • Apply relevant safety engineering methods (e.g. FMEDA, DFA, FTA) during product development
  • Confirm the verification of the hardware safety mechanisms
  • Prepare for and participate in functional safety audits and assessments
  • Support our customers with regard to safety analysis



You listen actively to the customers and consider their point of view, thoughts, and ideas in order to balance the customers' requirements and the interests of Infineon. Moreover, you live up to high quality standards, have a good sense for costs and strive for continuous improvement.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • A university degree in Electrical Engineering, Microsystem Technology or Physics
  • Comprehensive experience in the field of semiconductor concept engineering/system architecture or analog and digital circuit design
  • Experience with ISO26262
  • Good understanding of safety engineering methods e.g. fault injection, FTA, DFA and FMEDA
  • The ability to build up lasting relationships and networks in a complex environment
  • Good communication and moderation skills
  • fluent English , German skills are advantageous


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.

In the Business Line Powertrain, Safety and ASIC we provide system ICs and ASICs to our customers in the automotive market. Our designs integrate analog, digital and power functionality in one product used in applications like engine management, transmissions, or battery management. Excellent quality is a key factor for our customers' success.

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