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Project Engineer - Functional Safety

Apply now Job no: 500874
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Research and Development

Aston Martin is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.

Job Purpose:

To apply Aston Martin’s strategy on achieving ISO 26262 compliance across all vehicle programs. To lead and perform product development activities within projects, relating to the application of ISO 26262.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Support the development of Aston Martin’s internal Functional Safety process by developing and reviewing procedures, templates and process gates.
  • Identify skills gaps and develop AMLs competence in functional safety through hands on guidance and training.
  • Ensure that Aston Martin’s products are developed in accordance with ISO 26262.
  • Plan, track and report functional safety achievement of assigned programs.  Recommend improvements and escalate concerns as appropriate.
  • Lead and support cross-functional teams on functional safety subjects
  • Perform or support hazard identification, analysis and risk assessment, develop or support functional safety concepts and safety arguments (safety cases), develop or support safety analyses (FMEA, FTA etc.), cascade safety requirements to suppliers, develop or support verification and validation activities

Qualification & Experience:

  • An engineering degree or relevant experience demonstrating degree level capability.
  • Experience as functional safety engineer, electrical/electronics engineer, systems engineer or software architect
  • Experience in safety related systems
  • Excellent knowledge of ISO 26262
  • Experience in controllability of vehicles, in particular vehicle dynamics
  • Good knowledge of the product development cycle from concept to product launch
  • Ability to develop and maintain technical documentation as required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical and electronic systems integration
  • Experience of managing the delivery of automotive software and feature delivery
  • Working knowledge of in-vehicle networks and protocols


  • Access to Mercedes and FCA car lease scheme.
  • Private Medical Cover - Single cover, Family cover at an additional cost.
  • Health Shield Cash Plan.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
  • Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures
  • Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

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