ADAS Functional Safety Core Systems Engineer

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US


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Job Number: 10500

External Description: At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team! Utilizing Design Thinking and User Experience methods, you will work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

What you will be able to do

  • Lead the development and integration of Functional Safety work products on future vehicle program applications for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) features.
  • Develop ADAS System level functional safety requirements.
  • Develop fault tree analysis
  • Develop functional safety test methods and plans.
  • Support ADAS ECU prototype testing of functional safety features/functions/safety mechanisms.
  • Support the development of Interface specifications, FMEAs, robustness disciplines and DVP
  • Understand the performance requirements for the sensing system relative to the feature model to ensure operate correct sensor performance envelop for the specific vehicle application as it relates to functional safety requirements.
  • Support identification of vehicle application specific potential hazards and Safety Goals with associated Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) ratings for ADAS features.
  • Ensure Successful application of the functional safety process for ADAS features on forward model vehicle programs.
  • Understand FuSa sensor-system interactions in terms of vehicle dynamics to identify possible improvements and trade-offs
  • Identify changes needed to improve performance and meet objectives
  • Establish System level objectives and ensure system operation to meet the objectives through structured component, sub-system and system level test methodologies
  • Closely coordinate with feature development engineers to support execution of functional safety design verification plans to ensure proper feature-level performance
  • Support Sign-off of Feature Level performance per a given vehicle with respect to functional safety.
The minimum requirements we seek
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field or a combination of education and equivalent experience.
  • 6+ months of experience with embedded hardware and/or software design (coursework/internship/co-op experience allowed)
Our preferred requirements
  • Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Experience reviewing, categorizing, and analyzing field data to determine error states/failure modes
  • Software engineering and algorithm development experience
    Development time with languages (e.g. C, C++, Python, Matlab, etc.)
  • Developing and conducting laboratory and vehicle tests, gathering and analyzing data
What you will receive in return As part of the Ford family, you will enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You will also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.
If you can help us redefine the future of mobility, we would love to have you join us.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
For information on Ford's benefits and compensation, click here: Ford Motor Company 2022New Hire Benefits Summary GSR
At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combatting COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Job Number: 62565BR

Community / Marketing Title: ADAS Functional Safety Core Systems Engineer

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