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Sveta Nedelja, HRV

Control Systems Functional Safety Specialist


Control Systems Functional Safety Specialist
Sveta Nedelja, Croatia

About us

We are a technology powerhouse that designs, engineers, and manufactures the world's most advanced automotive technology and hypercars. Bytes to bolts, Rimac is where everything happens.

Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for our flagship, record-breaking hypercar, the Nevera, as well as for other automotive manufacturers’ vehicles. Working on technology solutions for partners such as Porsche, Hyundai, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Automobili Pininfarina, and others, gives Rimac a unique position of a technology leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry. The stakes are high.

As a fast-moving company, we nurture a high-performing culture. If you are interested in joining, you must be prepared for relentless learning, adapting, and embracing new technologies. We expect an easy-going person, but also self-driven, entrepreneurial, and highly independent in their work, that will enjoy rising to the challenge and have fun pushing the limits of technology.

Our expectations are high. And we can only achieve our goals with the dedication and collaboration of our exceptional team. Our ambition is to deliver and go the extra mile. We need to expand our already industry-leading team, find the best people, and lead the charge.

1. Tasks:

Regular tasks​

  • Define specific Functional Safety Requirements in collaboration with the System design architects ​

  • Lead HARA and support hardware/software architectural design with functional safety analysis methods (FTA, DFA, FMEDA and FMEA) ​

  • Lead safety reviews with internal and external stakeholders​

  • Support implementation of Technical Safety Requirements at the hardware/software level ​

  • Support the electronic hardware team in getting FIT rates for hardware components ​

  • Develop verification and validation methods to support testing of hardware/software Safety Mechanisms in Software/Model In the Loop (SiL/MiL), Hardware In the Loop (HiL) and Driver In the Loop (DiL) environments​


2. Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for defining, planning and completing Functional Safety work products as related to Vehicle Control Systems, performing functional safety analysis of internally designed electronic hardware and software sub-systems​

  • Reporting of safety critical issues to the project and the line management​

  • Document all relevant safety requirements, analysis, architecture implementation, verification and validation for each sub-system

  • Liaise with Tier 1 suppliers for SW and HW of Control Systems/Components and academic research partners​

  • Define and maintain DIA with the suppliers​

  • Support Purchasing and Quality department in SEooC and NOT SEooC sourcing process

  • Weekly meetings with Control System Integration Team Lead​

  • Alignment and shared decisions agreement


3. Required skills and competencies:

  • Proficiency in ISO26262 stardard​

  • Knowledge of controls systems, ECU hardware and embedded software development (V-Cycle)​

  • Experience with tools and methodologies for safety analyses (e.g. HARA – Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment,  FTA -Fault Tree Analysis, FMEA -Failure Mode Effect Analysis, FMEDA - Failure modes, effects, and diagnostic analysis, DFA - Dependent Failures Analysis)​

  • Knowledge of Requirements and SW development management tools (e.g. DOORS, GIT, Jama and Jira)​

  • Ability to understand electrical system architecture and automotive communication protocols (CAN, LIN, FlexRay, Ethenet)​

  • Excellent Communication Skills​

  • Pronounced problem-solving skills, solution-oriented thinking, analytical skills​

  • Teamwork skills, social skills, leading skills and assertiveness​

  • Feel comfortable in speaking English

  • Master degree in Electronic / Electric Engineering or equivalent


4. Considered as a plus:

  • Experience with Vehicle Dynamics and/or Powertrain Control Systems​

  • Knowledge of Automotive Cyber Security standard (ISO/SAE 21434)​

  • Experience with Vector tools and Matlab/Simulink​

  • Knowledge of Automotive SPICE standard and AUTOSAR concept​

  • Understanding of diagnostic protocols like UDS and OBD


What we are like and what we offer

  • We operate in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • You will have the opportunity to work on world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology
  • We work a lot, but also know how to have fun (fun teambuilding, crazy company parties, kitchen and relaxation zones around the office, free coffee/tea and fresh fruit, etc.)
  • Family-like and open work environment (subsidies for kindergartens, Christmas parties for kids, and presents for kids)
  • Financial subsidy for transportation
  • Additional and supplementary healthcare covered
  • Internal educations program
  • Psychological counseling
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexible working hours and work-from-home days – up to 12 days of remote work per month
  • Discounts at stores and clinics – for humans and pets 😊

If you are a creative, problem solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?