Functional Safety Engineer – Robotics/ ISO/ AI

Functional Safety Engineer – Robotics/ ISO/ AI

Functional Safety Engineer – Robotics/ ISO/ AI

I am currently working with a high-tech start-up who are looking to bridge the gap between AI and robotics by developing robotic systems that offer state-of-the-art full-body force sensitivity and world leading vision intelligence.

In this role you will be a member of the functional safety team whose task is to understand and analyse the certification required for a wide variety of robotic based system products up to and including collaborative industrial and medical solutions.


  • Carry out all necessary safety assessments and in conjunction with the other engineering functions you will create safety concepts and subsequent requirements for inclusion into system baselines
  • Create and maintain a number of safety cases and interact at all times with relevant external authorities
  • Contribute to internal change control boards and also be asked to provide supporting material and arguments for external customers
  • Develop and document the safety concept for our collaborative robot systems and advanced robotics software functions
  • Support specification and documentation of architecture at system, hardware, and software levels
  • Support the development of processes that comply with relevant functional safety norms
  • Collaborate with concept and product development teams to integrate functional safety early in the design process
  • Support the development, evaluation, and testing of safety relevant functions
  • Coordinate assessments from external certification authorities
  • Perform risk assessments and implement measures to ensure safety in testing and evaluation of prototypes and product



  • Degree in Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Informatics, or a related technical field
  • At least three years of experience with functional safety in industrial robotics, collaborative robotics experience desirable
  • Sound knowledge of the safety standards for machines (e.g. ISO 10218, ISO 13849, ISO/TS 15066) and of the machinery directive
  • Experience with creation and review of safety relevant system and SW architectures
  • Experience in working with external certification authorities, such as TÜV
  • Familiarity with quality management, configuration management, and product lifecycle
  • Motivation to collaborate and take on diverse responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, a good command of German is desirable


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