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Technical Specialist - Functional Safety & Cybersecurity

Job Number:  36659
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 36659 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NOVI 


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.


Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.


Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Functional Safety (FuSi) and Cyber Security Technical Specialist is responsible to provide technical leadership to the engineering organization from the managerial level down to the engineering level. Maintain a thorough understanding of industry best-practices, work to identify strategic competitive gaps and lead cross-functional resolution of competitive gaps and other issues identified in the organization. A Technical Specialist could be required to fill in for a managerial or non-managerial role at a moment’s notice.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as primary technical specialist for all functional safety and cyber security engineering-related technical concerns and offers expertise to the product teams as appropriate
  • Identify strategic changes required to improve overall tools, processes, efficiency and quality
  • Participates in product design reviews and ensures Safety and Security best practices are considered and followed
  • Proactively aid the engineering organization to avoid problems
  • Drive Safety and Security related Risk Management processes into the organization
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts, researches, recommends and initiates implementation of enhancements to products, processes and programs
  • Support the development and review safety and security key project deliverables
  • Support development and reviews of Fault Tree & Hazard Analysis (FTA, HARA)
  • Support development and reviews of Development Interface Agreement (DIA)
  • Support development and review of safety and security FMEAs
  • Support development and reviews of threat analysis and risk assessments (TARA)

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or 10 years technical engineering experience
  • Minimum of 15 years deep and relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above) in engineering design and development.
  • Deep and comprehensive knowledge in design and development of automotive electronics
  • Deep and comprehensive knowledge in the development and execution of automotive electronics products. Areas of expertise may include:
    • Safety critical electrical designs including diagnostics, redundancies and recovery
    • Safety and security software design and compliance
    • Cyber Security product requirements

Additional Information

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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