Functional Safety Engineer ISO26262 ADAS
Company: Cadence Design Systems
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Cadence Processor CPU Core is used in high performance
blocks of complex SoC's. This is one of the best kept secrets
within the semi IP world powering ADAS, AR/VR, HiFi Audio and
Speech, Vision, Imaging and hundreds of intelligent IoT
applications. The Tensilica processor is the next generation
embedded core that will meet the demands of the Edge of ML and AI .
We are extending the reach of our platform to help companies like
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Intel to mention just a few
of the companies embedding our core into there products. Come be
part of the next explosion of embedded devices building a key part
of our processor generating platform for CPU's and DSP's.
FUNCTIONAL SAFETY ENGINEER
Role and Responsibility:
The Functional Safety Engineer will be responsible for the ISO
26262 safety plan implementation for the Tensilica processors' SW
tools and libraries targeted for automotive products, comprising of
development of ISO 26262 compliant processes, infrastructure and
He/she will work with the safety organizations of our customers,
vendors, external safety expert consultants and internal product
development teams to ensure that the functional safety process is
well understood, executed and documented. He/she will become
intimately familiar with Tensilica's configurable SW development,
build, test infrastructure and flow -and devise -methods to ensure
that they are compliant with the ISO 26262 standard by means of
creating safety documentation/templates/examples, process
improvements, engineer training, and auditing.
This role will be an integral part of an agile engineering team
that focuses on bringing safety solutions per the ISO26262 and
IEC61508 standards to Cadence customers in the fast growing
This individual will support the organization's mission, vision,
and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and
competence, motivation, collaboration, flexibility, innovation,
respect, accountability, and ownership.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as Functional Safety Engineer for Cadence/Tensilica Safety
related SW products
Create and/or support safety work products which include the Safety
Plan, Safety Manual, Safety Requirements, and Safety Analysis on
Tensilica/Cadence processor SW.
Collaborate with project engineers, marketing & development team,
safety consultants, vendors and customers on Functional Safety
Support creation of a Qualification Kit for the Xtensa Compiler &
Create/review functional safety documentation according to ISO
Conduct reviews with product teams to ensure functional safety
standards are being met throughout product development cycles
BSEE/BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering (or equivalent). MS preferred.
5+ or more years of total relevant work experience.
Experience or familiarity with Processor/DSP Software Product
Development tools and methods
Experience in functional safety compliance, testing or auditing -or
QA (quality assurance) - -of SW components
Experience working with perl and other scripting languages.
Good C programming skills. Experience with C++ is a plus.
Familiarity with GNU open source software development tools
Familiarity with both Linux and Windows
Familiarity with ISO or other industry-accepted quality
Familiarity with Configuration, Requirements, and Documentation
Management tools (e.g. Perforce, Doors, JIRA, etc)
Willingness and motivation to learn and apply standard compliance
requirements of emerging markets
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and clear, concise
documentation writing skills
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability
to communicate complex ideas succinctly and persuasively to peers,
management, customers and partners.
Good To Have:
Experience with developing SW according to Safety Standards (IEC
61508 or ISO 26262)
Experience in Software Quality and process (e.g., SPICE, CMMI
Experience with ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 standards. Preferable if
holds Safety certification.
Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management standard
Experience with compiler optimization techniques a plus.
Travel : -Occasional travel, including international travel, will
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this
position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so
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