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Functional Safety Architect

Job in Mayfield Heights - OH Ohio - USA , 44124
Posted by Mindlance
Full Time position
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Job specializations:
  • Engineering
    Electronics Engineer, Systems Engineer, Engineering Technology, Computer Engineer
  • IT/Tech
    Systems Engineer, Computer Engineer
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Responsible for technical leadership and development of functional safety technologies and standards for use in products. These core product lines might involve Programmable Automation, Communications, I/O systems or Industrial Automation Software. These are industry-leading industrial automation products.

In this position, you will define, design and develop new features and platforms, participating in the full development lifecycle. Development is performed in a team environment utilizing sound engineering and software development practices and technology, and typically involves highly complex system design or product architecture design. Responsibilities include collaborating with and influencing multiple cross-functional teams, as well as possible technical leadership of a large development team or leading technical aspects of a multi-team project.

Essential Functions
• Participates with technology management, product marketing and development engineering to establish project objectives and requirements related to functional safety. Evaluates Technology solutions.
• Contributes to or develops architectural designs and independently develops complex system designs that meet the requirements. Provides skills needs and time estimation for the design. Considers tradeoffs between requirements, speed, cost and reliability in the choice of a design approach.
• Does advance work, including requirements, on a feature before a development team is in place.
• Maintain technical expertise in field. Keep current through contacts with educational institutions, professional societies, and technical publications. Maintain awareness of applicable new technologies, processes, and competitive trends.
• Promote and coordinate, technical activities with standards organizations, consortia, government agencies, leading universities and other Rockwell organizations.
• Functions as a go-to person for functional safety expertise. Consults across multiple teams. Assist as requested with problem resolution, product design reviews, and technical strategy analysis and development. Significantly contribute to the development and implementation of the product strategic direction in functional safety.
• Function as a technical lead of a large development team or lead technical aspects of a multi-team project.
• Clearly communicates and conveys design concepts, both verbally and written. Also able to learn and understand complex control system concepts.
• Effectively teams with others through mutually supportive professional relationships, open and direct communications, honesty and respect.
• Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO 9001, ISO 14000, etc.) as well as company policies and procedures.
*Minimum Qualifications :
Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent science degree and applicable experience. Graduate degree preferred.

Required Experience and Skills
• Minimum of 12 years in product development experience
• A minimum of five years of functional safety product development experience.
• Intimate familiarity with structured/disciplined product development (IEC 61508 V-model, DOD-STD-2167A, FDA Software Regulations, …)
• Experience with a minimum of three IEC 61508 product certifications or equivalent certification in non-Industrial industries (medical device, avionics, automotive, etc.).
• Requires strong interpersonal, leadership, organizational and written/verbal communication skills.
• Requires an ability to sell ideas and present strategies at all organization levels.
• Previous technical team leadership
• Agile software development using Scrum/SAFe
• Must be able to travel occasionally to customer and vendor sites throughout the world.
• Legal Authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visa, nor or in the future for this job opening.
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