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Sr. Systems Safety Engineer

Systems Safety, Advanced Technologies Group
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About the Role

As part of the systems safety team support the integration of vehicle OEM platforms with ATG self-driving technology. Also support the development of a safety case that considers various OEM technical approaches that includes Uber ATGs approach for delivering a safe and responsible self driving vehicle.

What You'll Do

  • Act as the Single point of contact/lead for all vehicle system and integration on safety items with the OEM
  • Ensure safety issues are identified and addressed during development, prototype builds, and launch
  • Resolve vehicle systems function and control integration issues between ATG content and OEM vehicle
  • Diagnose system interface and vehicle control issues, and pinpoint areas of issues that require safety input and resolution
  • Work internally within ATG and Externally with the OEM to lead the resolution of technical issues related to safety
  • Engage the component design engineers as needed to implement changes required to resolve safety challenges and issues
  • Work as a part of the larger integration team to diagnose and resolve cross domain technical issues

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the automotive sector
  • Strong technical depth in vehicle engineering, chassis and propulsion system development and integration
  • Understanding of product engineering
  • Demonstrated ability of vehicle function and control logic architecture development and analysis
  • Demonstrated ability of requirement management, change control and system level V&V requirements development
  • In-depth understanding of Functional Safety process and work product development pertaining to ISO26262
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex technical project under timing constraints
  • Results oriented, with experiencing delivering/launching technical projects to production
  • Demonstrated ability to work with outside companies to deliver joint projects
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Affinity for working in a dynamic, global, and technology-focused environment
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task and deal with time pressure in an unstructured environment
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering
  • Willing to travel

Bonus Points (optional)

  • Experience driving research and development in the safety domains of automotive, aerospace, defense, medicine, digital/tele- communications, or nuclear energy.
  • Experience communicating with both technical and business people. Ability to speak at a level appropriate for the audience. Comfortable with and willingness to collaborate and consult with both individual contributors and managers across the company.

About the Team

The System Safety team within Uber ATG is charged with ensuring that, at every stage of development, our self-driving vehicles are demonstrably free from unreasonable risk when operating on public roads. We also hold primary responsibility for establishing durable specifications that will guide the integration of self-driving technology onto the Uber network at global scale.

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Boulder, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it's not going to happen overnight. Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.