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 Functional Safety Engineer - SPG - Cupertino, California, United States

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Posted by: Apple 
Hiring entity type: Retail 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Software Engineer
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 200184424 / Latpro-3749187 
Date posted: Aug-04-2020
State, Zip: California, 95014


Functional Safety Engineer - SPG

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States



Posted: Aug 4, 2020

Role Number: 200184424

Apple's Special Projets Group is looking for an exceptional engineer with experience in product safety analysis, requirements engineering, hazard and risk analysis, and multi-disciplinary product development experience in safety critical mechatronic applications. You will work in a highly cross functional environment identifying hazards and performing risk analyses, designing architectures to mitigate risks, and producing safety analyses. You will collaborate closely with a variety of product development teams to ensure designs are implemented, verified, and validated according to system requirements and safety targets. Does working on autonomous technology excite you? Innovation is in your hands! We are ready to help you help us grow.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary environment (electronics, software, control systems, algorithm development, mechanical, thermal, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of complex mechatronic systems
  • Fluency in system modeling tools such as State Machines, Data Flow Diagrams, Block Diagrams, Context Diagrams
  • Experience using deductive and inductive failure analysis tools such as FTA (Fault Tree Analysis) and FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
  • Understanding of systems engineering standards such as IEC 62304, DO-178C, etc.


You will be performing safety analysis and developing safety concepts for various electromechanical systems. You will be expected to work closely with cross functional teams during the design, development, and verification phases of the product development life cycle. As part of the safety analysis, you will be performing risk assessment, inductive and deductive safety analysis, generating safety concepts, writing safety requirements, evaluating diagnostic designs, assessing hardware failure metrics, etc. - Knowledge of SysML, UML or other system modeling languages - Experience with Simulink / Matlab - Experience with software coding standards CMMI, SPICE (ISO/IEC 15504), MISRA C - Experience with real time embedded control systems - Experience with electronics circuit design and analysis - Experience using problem solving tools such as Ishikawa diagrams (a.k.a. fishbone diagrams), 5 Whys, 8D, etc. - Experience with creating FMEDAs (Failure Modes Effects and Diagnostic Analysis)

Education & Experience

- BS/MS in engineering or equivalent experience - 3 years of product development experience / safety engineering experience

Additional Requirements

  • Apple's most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their loved ones in significant ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We're proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount - both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company's success. You'll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
  • Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace


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