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ZG - Savska Opatovina, HRV

Functional Safety Engineer

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.


Responsibilities & work tasks:

Participate in the assigned item development according to the ISO26262 standard

  • Creation of functional and technical safety concepts to avoid dangerous E/E (electric and electronic) functional failures
  • Derive the safety requirements and define the safety measures and mechanisms
  • Ensure the proper traceability of the safety critical requirements for the whole project

Participate in customer meetings to support safety-related discussions

  • Represent the assigned functional and technical safety concepts
  • Take part in the resolution of the customer requests

Work together with the hardware and software development teams on safety topics

  • Support the HW and SW development and requirement derivation
  • Support the integration of the SEooC elements

Responsible for the safety-related analysis (FTA, FMEA, DFA and FMEDA)

  • Lead and moderate the creation of the analysis
  • Evaluate analysis results and propose solutions for the identified weaknesses
  • Support the impact analysis of submitted issues and change requests from the safety point of view
  • Status report of assigned analysis


Required skills & competencies:

  • Minimum BSc or BEng in Automotive / Electrical / Systems Engineering or a related field of study
  • Experience in Embedded Systems, Hardware or Software development or testing
  • Advantages: specific on-the-job experience with working on a safety-critical automotive project
  • Ability to see the overall big picture, the correlation between the systems, and system elements also considering the technical aspects
  • Analytical mindset
  • Self-motivated and self-organized way of working
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English


Additional Qualifications (Advantages):

Fundamental understanding of ISO26262 and ASPICE; experience in implementing them in practice.

Knowledge and execution of:

  • Requirement management tools such as DOORS, Integrity, Jama, etc.
  • Software quality and processes, such as CMMI, ASPICE, etc.
  • Analysis methods like FTA, DFA, FMEA, etc.



What we are like and what we offer

  • Working on exciting projects in a high-performance environment – pushing the limits, moving science forward while working with the global automotive manufacturers on developing the latest automotive technology
  • Stock options – as a Rimac employee, you will have the opportunity to participate in our company's success through stock options. By becoming an owner of Rimac options (shares), you can actively contribute to the growth and value of the company. Let's embark on this journey together and enjoy the benefits of shared success at Rimac.
  • Flexible working hours – align with your manager and work on your own schedule
  • Educational budget and internal education programs – at Rimac, we believe in the importance of continuous learning. We provide a range of educational programs and opportunities to support your growth, and we actively encourage you to expand your knowledge and skills. Embrace the chance to learn more and never stop your pursuit of knowledge at Rimac.
  • Transportation support – we provide support by covering the costs of local public transportation. Rest assured, we've got you covered when it comes to commuting, ensuring your ease and convenience as a valued member of our team.
  • Health-related benefits taking care of your physical wellbeing is of great importance and all our team members have additional and supplementary health insurance coverage, with an additional budget for yearly general physical examinations and multiple discounts in various privately held clinics.
  • Multisport card – being a Rimac employee and a valued team member makes you eligible for Multisport membership with discounted prices for enjoying various sport activities or fitness programs in sporting venues all over Croatia
  • Psychological counseling – physical and mental wellbeing are our priorities when thinking about our most valuable asset – people. Prioritizing mental health for overall well-being covered by the company is one of the most important steps in having a productive and satisfied community.
  • Family-oriented perks – we pride ourselves in being a family friendly environment and raising the new generation of STEM oriented brainiacs, so small gestures of love for your loved ones with kindergarten support and various kids’ activities are what we’re all about   
  • Pet-friendly workplace – we are always on the lookout for new Pawject Managers! You’ll be able to bring your pet to work, receive a pet necklace and have a professional photoshoot of your pet for its ID card (and lots of discounts for pet shops and clinics).
  • Relaxation zones, fresh fruits, and healthy snacks – recharge your batteries with daily fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your workplace from Croatia’s family-owned business
  • Shopping, travel, and entertainment discounts – as a growing company, we try to negotiate the best conditions and all for your own convenience. Each year we grow our network of partners so you can experience new things and save money.
  • Possibility of remote work – even though we love teamwork and try to be more connected to further strengthen our bond between departments and team members, we do want you to feel as comfortable as possible. So, if you want to work in your PJ’s while staying connected, be free do to so when it suits you the most

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?