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REQ ID: 66684
JOB TITLE: Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Assisted and Automated Driving ADAS
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 22/05/2022
LOCATION: Coventry
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.



This role is responsible to lead the definition; development and delivery of Functional Safety evidences, consisting of multiple interconnected components, into Jaguar Land Rover vehicles for ADAS department



  • Delivery of functional safety from systems/features within ADAS across the range of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles

  • Assist and contribute to the generation of targets and verification methods that are driven by Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment, Functional Safety Requirements and Functional Safety Analysis

  • Contribute to the delivery of the area onto all programmes, in line with the Functional Safety Engineering dicipline outlined by Product Creation Systems

  • Provide technical support and assistance across the department teams on topics relating to functional safety, including issue resolution and objective data analysis

  • Work with Technical Specialists and Research Engineering on Attribute and Function Forward Strategies, including new Function Definition and Failure Mode Avoidance

  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested




  • Good relevant experience of applying functional safety within a safety related development project (applying standards such as ISO 26262 and/or IEC 61508)

  • Systems Engineering

  • Requirements Management (RM)

  • Good verbal and written communications

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance


  • Experience in applying Functional Safety and/or Systems Engineering in ADAS and/or AD projects.

  • Experience in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach

  • Experience in IBM Rational DOORS

  • Experience in hardware and/or software development 

  • Knowledge of embedded systems control theory and model based engineering

  • Understanding of SOTIF (ISO/DIS 21448)

  • Formal structured development process (ISOTF 16949, A-SPICE)





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.





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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