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REQ ID: 79780
JOB TITLE: Lead Functional Safety Engineer
LOCATION: Budapest


We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




Chassis is responsible for the design, development and integration of all chassis functions from Programme Start to Job1 across all vehicle platforms. Chassis functions include all the functions related within the chassis domain of the vehicle: brakes, stability control, steering, suspension, longitudinal or lateral control, etc.

The Functional Safety & Cyber Security Team, within the Chassis Engineering department is responsible for analysing the risk associated with chassis systems technologies, deriving engineering mitigations and the system & vehicle level testing thereof.    

The vacancy offers the opportunity to work on, and contribute to the delivery of state-of-the-art automotive chassis engineering technologies such as brake-by-wire, steer-by-wire, active suspension systems and vehicle motion control to support Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

•    Compilation of a Safety Plan, Item Definition, Hazard Analysis & Risk Assessment, Functional/Technical Safety Concept, Safety Goal Validation Plan & Report and Safety Case Report.  
•    System Interaction analyses. 
•    System Functional and Physical Architecture - Liaise with architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programmes, as well as electrical and physical vehicle architecture.



The Functional Safety Engineer for Chassis Functions will be required to:

•    Lead the Functional Safety activities for chassis features and technologies in accordance with the internal JLR lifecycle. 
•    Lead cross-functional technical reviews on the systems.
•    Liaise with the Chassis team’s interfacing departments such as ADAS and powertrain to ensure a seamless embodiment of functional safety requirements.
•    Adhere to the defined Functional Safety engineering process.


•    Engage with Subject Matter Experts, Lead Engineers and Technical Specialists to drive cultural change and functional safety awareness within the team in pursuit of technical excellence and efficient delivery.

•    Liaise and build relationships with suppliers. 
•    Organise internal (JLR) and/or external (with suppliers) review meetings when needed.
•    Support test engineers regarding Verification & Validation of safety requirements & safety goals.




•    At least 3 years working experience of applying ISO26262 (or similar standards such as IEC 61508). E.g. compiling a Safety Plan, Item Definition, Hazard Analysis & Risk Assessment, Functional/Technical Safety Concept, Safety Goal Validation Plan & Report and Safety Case Report.  
•    Working experience in Failure Mode Avoidance (FMA) – e.g. compilation of boundary diagrams, FMEA, Fault Trees, fishbone diagrams, etc.


•    Self-motivated and able to work to a high standard with minimum supervision.
•    Excellent team-working, organisation and communication skills. 
•    Flexible approach, analytical and problem solving skills.


•    Ideally educated to Degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or Electrical/ Electronic/ Systems Engineering.

•    Fluent in English.



•    Knowledge of Chassis Systems.
•    Knowledge of vehicle electrical architecture and networks. 
•    Working experience of Systems Engineering.  
•    Experience in working to an AGILE methodology.  


•    Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
•    Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
•    See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
•    Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
•    We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
•    Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
•    Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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