Functional Safety & SOTIF Engineer

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EBUSCO made to move people! ZERO EMISSION, 100% Electric, 100% in-house design!

Together we push the technological limits every day!

Ebusco is an award winning innovative developer and manufacturer
of zero emission electric buses and is at the forefront of the public transport
business. With its latest arrival the Ebusco 3.0 we are best in class in Total
Cost of Ownership, range, weight and number of passengers. But there’s more to
come….and you can be part of our quest.

As a functional safety and SOTIF engineer, you ensure that our products are functionally safe and all the functional insufficiencies & reasonably foreseeable misuse by persons involved are considered. You ensure that the organization is aware of all the possible functional safety risks and your goal is always to reduce the risks to an acceptable level. You will be defining the functional safety requirements and will assist product development in implementing them.

What you will be doing as Functional Safety Engineer:

  • Establishing & promoting a strong functional safety culture within Ebusco;
  • Compile item definitions including obtaining and combining system architectures and reviewing system requirements by collaborating with system owners;
  • Creating & maintaining the safety case;
  • Responsible for creating and managing all functional safety and SOTIF related Work Products;
  • Performing reviews, audits and safety assessments;
  • Support & perform safety analysis (FMEA, FTA, DFA, HAZOP, etc.);
  • Combining SOTIF related hazards and triggering events in HARA and capturing safety goals that can cover both SOTIF and ISO 26262;
  • Develop functional safety concepts and requirements at system, hardware and software level;
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the product is functionally safe and complies with the ISO 26262 series of standards and other relevant standards;
  • Support SW engineer in development of SW Safety Architecture and SW Safety Requirements;
  • Support HW engineer in development of HW Safety Architecture and HW Safety Requirements;
  • Escalate and de-escalate project related issues pertaining to safety;
  • Support in verification & validation work products.


Desired Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering; Preferably in Automotive, Aerospace, Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics, Mechatronics, Embedded Systems or comparable field;
  • Good understanding of Systems Engineering;
  • Sound knowledge in ISO/PAS 21448 and ISO 26262;
  • Training or Certification in ISO 26262 and/or ISO 21448 is a plus;
  • Analytical thinking, planning and organizational skills;
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge in Dutch/German is a plus;
  • Experienced in Ansys Medini Analyze.

What do we expect from you?

  • 1 – 3 years of relevant experience in Functional Safety and SOTIF, preferably within an OEM or Tier 1 supplier;
  • Proactive, capable of taking responsibilities and meeting deadlines;
  • Self-motivated and team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to understand and clearly articulate technical issues;
  • Basic knowledge of cybersecurity (ISO 21434) is a plus;
  • Willingness to travel when required;
  • Experience within automotive industry and development of safety critical Automotive systems is advantageous.

Our Offer

We offer you the opportunity to be part of a fast growing, dynamic and internationally oriented company with an enthusiastic team of over 350 passionate and ambitious professionals. You will get sufficient challenge, freedom and space for further growth in your career. We offer a competitive salary that matches your experience and position and excellent benefits.


EBUSCO® is a pioneer in electric bus transportation and was the first European manufacturer to receive a European type approval for electric buses. Since October 2021, Ebusco has been listed on the Euronext in Amsterdam (symbol: EBUS). Ebusco has developed a truly innovative gamechanger in the electric bus industry. The Ebusco 3.0 is a composite bus with a weight reduction of 33% and a range of up to 575 km on a single charge. With this new development, Ebusco offers equivalents to diesel-powered buses, with no emissions and no high fuel costs, but with much more comfort, better safety and more space for passengers. In recent years, the Ebusco 3.0 has been awarded the Automotive Brand Contest, JEC composite award and Automotive Innovation award, among others. In a number of years’ time, all bus transport in cities within Europe will have to be emission-free. Ebusco foresaw this years ago and is technically far ahead of its competitors. In order to maintain this position, we are constantly looking for ambitious professionals.

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