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Functional Safety Engineer (m/f) / Experte für Funktionale Sicherheit (m/w)

Date: Aug 9, 2018

Location: Karlsbad, Germany, DE

Company: HARMAN International

Location: Karlsbad close to Karlsruhe


As a Functional Safety Engineer / Expert (m/f) within Harman International, you will be a member of our Project Core Team within the Engineering Quality Department and work very closely together with the Engineers, the Program Managers as well as the OEM customers.


Your Tasks and Responsibilities:


  • Planning and post processing of all activities of ISO 26262 Safety-Lifecycle
  • Responsibility of functional and technical safety within projects
  • Supporting and executing of several Safety Analysis (Hazard Risk Analysis, FMEA,  Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostics Coverage Analysis and Fault Tree Analysis)
  • Moderation and participation of technical inspections
  • Creation of safety plan and evidences
  • Strong collaboration and cooperation with Program Managers, Developers and Customers
  • Support projects with Functional Safety requirements
  • Coordinating quality methods in the project
  • Ensuring project compliance with ISO26262, demonstration of risks along the product development / product lifecycle


Our Required Skills:


  • University degree in the Engineering field such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar
  • Certified Functional Safety Manager (ECQA) is beneficial
  • Extensive experience in Automotive Engineering and Development as well as experience in Functional Safety implementation
  • Extensive knowledge on System, Hardware and Software
  • Experience in creation of safety concepts and safety analysis (FMEA, FTA, FMEDA, HARA)
  • Knowledge about product development process
  • Experience in project and quality management
  • Profound knowledge in ISO 26262 and IEC 61508, including legal aspects
  • Experience in creation of project safety plan
  • Ability to work independently as well as strong skills in communication, presentation and problem solving (customer and internal)
  • English business fluent, fluent in German is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel (10-20 %)


Our Offer:


  • Be part of an international team working with the world's largest automotive manufacturers
  • Attractive salary package
  • Employer contribution to company pension plan
  • Extensive technical trainings
  • Career development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as
    • flexible working time
    • allowance for public transportation
    • language courses
    • sportevents like B2Run or a skiing trip
    • daily lunch allowances
    • employee discounts on our HARMAN (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
    • and much more...


If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply online, which will take you approx. 3 min. to fill out the form and upload your documents (CV, letter of motivation, university certificate, and reference letters).




HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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