Automotive Senior Functional Safety Manager (m/w/d)

  • München
  • Ulm
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About us

For future mobility concepts and in-car user experience, software is set to play an even more decisive role. Elektrobit  is a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry with more than 3400 employees worldwide. For over 30 years now, we have been developing pioneering technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG.

At Elektrobit we are working toward a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. In our collaboration with our customers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more, we live and breathe our passion for automotive software and for the mobility of tomorrow.

Join our team and help shape the future of the automobile.

Your responsibilities

  • As an Automotive Safety Manager (m/f/d) you lead safety-related projects according to ISO 26262 together with the Project Manager and execute the project according to ISO 26262.
  • You take care of all stakeholders involved in the project, including customers, suppliers, and service providers, related to safety-relevant activities.
  • You create, maintain, and refine all documents related to safety-relevant topics, e.g., safety plans, development interface agreements (DIA), safety concepts, etc.
  • You are also responsible for conducting safety analyses - e.g., FTA, HAZOP, FMEA, FMEDA - and support the development of suitable system-, software-, and hardware architectures.
  • You support the definition and improvement of processes, methods, and tools for functional safety.
  • During acquisition phases you look after the topic of functional safety (e.g., safety-relevant individual projects, or functional safety as part of larger projects).

Your profile

  • You hold a university or college degree in computer science, electrical engineering, communication technology or a comparable subject.
  • You have many years of experience in ISO 26262, ASPICE, and the development of embedded systems (on system, software, and hardware level).
  • You are experienced in the field of hardware development and are particularly familiar with part 5 of ISO 26262 (including the necessary safety analyses such as FMEDA).
  • You also have knowledge of development processes, quality, and project management.
  • You have experience with modern microcontrollers for embedded systems.
  • Your profile is completed by fluent communication skills in English and German, both written and verbally.

What we offer

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team.
  • A healthy work/life balance through access to mobile work and tailored work time models.
  • An informal working environment throughout the company with no dress code.
  • Location-specific benefits such as a canteen, discounts in restaurants, company sports, corporate events, e-bike leasing, preventive medical measures, vacation activities for children, and much more.
  • Company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits.
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy.

Contact us

Apply quickly and easily via our job portal, where you can also import your resume data automatically. Further information on development opportunities, corporate culture, and benefits can be found at
Applications from disabled people are welcome.

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on +49 9131-7701-7060.
  • Janine Wieser
  • Recruiter
  • +49 9131 7701 6511
  • Simon Friedmann
  • Team Manager