Senior Functional Safety Manager (m/f/d)

  • Berlin
  • 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 ecisive 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 manage the application of existing standards around ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 and observe further development of the industrial standards.
  • You identify relevant relationships to other related standards, like ISO 21448, and derive measures.
  • You drive and align adaption of company standards and best practices to ensure profound application of the relevant processes.
  • You assess existing projects, processes and tools from an independent strategical perspective.
  • You define and roll-out training plans, involving internal communities and external training providers.
  • You contribute to effort estimation and risk assessments for larger projects – enabling new innovative business up to no-quote recommendation.
  • You participate in working groups and norming organizations within and outside the company.

Your profile

  • You have a master’s degree in computer science or similar academic degree.
  • You bring in several years of experience in a leadership role with application of Functional Safety in relevant branches like avionics, medical, rail, … - automotive experience is a plus.
  • You have profound knowledge of the relevant standards, methods and tools, e. g. FTA, FMEA or STPA.
  • You have knowledge of reliable standard solutions on architectural level.
  • As a plus, your experience is proven by standard certificates, e.g. Certified Functional Safety Assessor
  • You are well grounded with solid software know how, e. g. in the areas of Requirements Management, Architecture or Test and Validation
  • You can communicate effectively with all stakeholders ranging from experts and customers over EB development teams up to our executive level.
  • You bring in willingness to travel and a strong customer orientation.
  • You communicate efficiently 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.
  • Isabel Raiser
  • Recruiting
  • +49 9131 7701 6370