Functional Safety Manager (m/f/d)

  • Böblingen
  • Braunschweig
  • Erlangen
  • München
  • Radolfzell
  • 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.

Today we know that Functional Safety is an important prerequisite on the way to reach mobility causing zero fatalities. The software complexity of modern cars is steadily increasing. Safety relevant processes, methods and tools need to keep this pace according to and ahead of relevant standards. Many questions about what a future Functional Safety Concept must achieve, have not yet been answered.
We are sure you find the answers together with us and we can go the next step towards the future vehicles’ functional safety!

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

Your responsibilities

  • You ensure the application of the existing standards around ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 in our current projects.
  • If necessary, you apply related standards like ISO 21448.
  • You apply and improve company standards and best practices of the Safety relevant processes.
  • You are responsible for continuously improving your Safety competency by participating in relevant trainings and certifications.
  • In acquisition phases of new projects, you ensure that Safety requirements are considered in risk assessments and effort estimations.
  • Additionally, you participate in internal and external working groups on Functional Safety.

Your profile

  • You hold a university degree in computer science or a similar field.
  • You are very experienced in the application of Functional Safety in relevant branches like avionics, medical, rail, … - automotive software background is a plus.
  • You have good knowledge of the relevant standards, methods, and tools, e. g. FTA, FMEA or STPA.
  • You have profound software know-how, e. g. in the areas of Requirements Management, Architecture or Test and Validation.
  • Ideally, you have successfully designed and rolled out Safety concepts on architectural level.
  • Ideally, your experience is proven by standard certificates, e.g. Certified Functional Safety Assessor.
  • You can communicate effectively with all stakeholders ranging from experts at customers to key contacts in EB development teams.
  • You have a strong and a strong customer orientation and bring in willingness to travel.
  • Your profile is completed by excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbally – German is a plus.

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 like part-time work.
  • 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 (e.g. unlimited access to the e-learning platforms Udemy and GoodHabitz).

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.
  • Corinna Tietz
  • Recruiting
  • +49 9131 7701 6475