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Title:  Expert Functional Safety Architect (f/m/d)

Department:  Automotive R&D Department

Munich, DE Dusseldorf, DE Dresden, DE

Job Function:  Engineering


Renesas is looking for a pro-active and highly motivated


Functional Safety Architect/Expert (f/m/d)


based out one of our German offices (Munich/Dresden)


Would you like to turn ideas and work in meaningful technology and contribute to the next generation of Autonomous Driving and ADAS sensors? Renesas Germany is looking for a high skilled candidate in the area of Functional Safety to enlarge the team already working on next generation products. 




  • Guide the strategy and evidence to prove that the methodology to achieve the  functional safety is reasonable and best known method in industry
  • knowledge of Requirement Management tools, i.e. Polarion, 3DS, etc.
  • Prove that the functional safety architecture fits the internal and/or external customer safety specifications, delivering proper work products, i.e. safety concept, safety requirement document, safety manual, etc. and delivering proper safety analysis, i.e. FMEDA, FTA, DFA, etc.
  • Provide to customer documentation and other deliverables (e.g. FMEDA, FTA, safety case analysis, FIT rate analysis) needed for functional safety integrated circuits/products according to ISO 26262 to be integrated in platform
  • Execute Functional Safety management according to ISO26262
  • Plan and follow-up on all activities of the ISO26262 safety lifecycle
  • Support design/verification team in verification of functionals safety implementation
  • Generation of safety case
  • Support/Maintenance/Creation of Development Interface Agreement with Customer
  • Support Software Tool development and qualification as per ISO26262
  • Expertise in DFMEA is considered a plus
  • Expertise in Cybersecurity(ISO21434) is considered a plus




  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Microelectronics or similar
  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive development (System, HW or SW), preferred in Integrated Circuit development
  • Proven experience in creating safety concepts and analyses (FMEA, FTA, FMEDA)
  • Knowledge of analog/mixed-signal design and integrated circuits
  • Architectural understanding of integrated devices, experience as designer within a R&D organization represents a plus
  • Profound knowledge of functional safety standards ISO 26262 and/or IEC61508
  • Good knowledge of quality management standards like ISO/TS16949 and the deliverables
  • Knowledge of automotive SPICE/CMMI (desirable)
  • Knowledge of automotive ISO21434 (desirable)
  • Fluent in English is a key requirement for this role, German is a plus(desirable)
  • Valid and existing residence and work permit for Germany




Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) 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, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedInFacebookTwitter, and YouTube.



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