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Title:  Sfaff) Functional Safety engineer (f/m/d)

Company:  Renesas Electronics Europe GmbH
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Bourne End
Department:  Functional Safety Competence Center
Business Unit:  Automotive Solution Business Unit
Office:  Bourne End
Job Function:  Hardware (Digital)
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas is looking for a

Senior/Staff Functional Safety Engineer (f/m/d)
to join our Functional Safety Competence Team

based out of our Dusseldorf Office in Germany or Bourne End Office in the UK


This important position is to enhance our existing team capability to analyze/assess even more mixed-signal components targeting functional safety applications in Automotive. The candidate will be part of the global and leading-edge Functional Safety Competence Center while interacting with designers located in Japan, USA and Europe. The Functional Safety Competence team is a fully established organization within Renesas also fully active in the external community influencing several key standards related to functional safety. With us you won’t be just contributing to create safe products but a full safe society. You believe you don’t have the right experience? Then you will be developing this working with us as long as you have the minimum knowledge as reported below and a strong commitment to safety and to learn.


The Job

  • Technical assessment of Automotive hardware products (mainly MSIG ASICs/ASSPs) against the functional safety standard ISO26262.
  • Safety analysis for hardware products to judge capability following occurrence of random hardware faults.
  • Creation of functional safety methodology/processes supporting the enhancement of the corporate activities in the area of functional safety.
  • Work closely with worldwide teams providing also support/consultancy for functional safety.


Your Profile

  • Must: Graduate in electronic engineering or equivalent (minimum bachelor).
  • Must: be curious to learn and work on leading edge activities.
  • Must: Previous experience of analog/mixed-signal elements design.
  • Must: good knowledge of English
  • Desired: Familiarity with key analogue elements (e.g. power elements, amplifiers, drivers, …) including architectural aspects.
  • Desired: experience in performing safety analysis for components (e.g. FMEDA, dependency analysis)
  • Plus: understanding of typical automotive applications (steering, braking).
  • Plus: Good knowledge of functional safety standards (ISO26262, IEC61508, …).


Renesas Electronics Corporation delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com.