Linux Safety Expert (m/f/d)

  • Erlangen
  • 0 - 0
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About us

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB‘s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.

You have several years of experience within the automotive software industry. You like to further enlarge your experience and actively participate in the design of a new product line? Your talent is to dive deeply into tasks and problem statements and propose sustainable solutions? You would like to design software from day one and actively support EB corbos solutions for OEMs? Then, get started with us!

Your responsibilities

  • You take responsibility of product safety for EB embedded Linux products
  • You will be working with our agile feature teams that develop sophisticated algorithms based on state-of-art methods
  • You are responsible for the safety of the platform software and thus for the complete product
  • You define strategies and methods to demonstrate the safety of the GNU/Linux OS in various automotive applications
  • You deeply understand the goals of safety standards (IEC 61508, ISO 26262) and want to bring this together with the GNU/Linux OS
  • You work closely with the feature teams to cover safety aspects of the features
  • You perform safety analysis on system level such as hazard and risk assessment (HARA), dependent failure analysis (DFA), common cause analysis (CCA), fault tree analysis (FTA), feature modes and effect analysis (FMEA) and develop safety concepts (both functional and technical) for fail operational systems
  • You are supporting in tailoring the functional safety life cycle to the project needs
  • You are consolidating partner input into safety case, certification data package and provide feedback to partner
  • You monitor the quality
  • You perform quality assessments and define necessary improvements

Your profile

  • You hold a University degree in computer science, electrical engineering, automotive engineering or similar
  • You have very deep understanding of Linux operating systems, security configuration and system hardening
  • You have several years of practical experience in working with Linux OSes
  • You gathered several years of practical experience in the software industry, especially with appropriate safety standards
  • You have profound knowledge in safety analysis methods
  • You have good knowledge in software safety and system safety verification
  • You have knowledge in safety engineering
  • You have good knowledge in embedded Linux development and Linux environment
  • You have knowledge of programming in low-level area (kernel, drivers, libraries)
  • You have an autonomous and self-reliant way of working
  • You have an outgoing, self-confident personality and team player capabilities
  • You enjoy working in an international environment across different locations
  • You are willing to travel occasionally for personal meetings with various stakeholders
  • You have very good skills in German and English language

What we offer

  • Challenging tasks with the latest and most modern components of the embedded world
  • A committed and dynamic team in an international and informal working environment
  • Cooperation with leading companies in the automotive industry
  • Excellent career opportunities in a growing company
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Flexible working hours that also take your personal needs into account
  • Further benefits

Your contact

Please contact us at +49 9131 7701 7060 – we are happy to answer your questions. You may also directly apply for this interesting position on our job portal.

Learn more about your developmental possibilities and EB’s exceptional company culture at

We are looking forward to receiving your application!
  • Recruiting
  • Mr. Samuel Kittel
  • +49 9131 7701 6952