Manager – System Safety Engineering

at TuSimple, Inc.
Location Denver
Date Posted January 15, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves. Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.
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TuSimple Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!

TuSimple is a fully commercialized autonomous trucking company. As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our live fleet of autonomous Trucks have fully evolved land freight. TuSimple is leading the way by hiring the most talented researchers, engineers, and scientists.

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple has created the first commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network.

Role Responsibilities

Leads a team of systems safety engineers to develop and maintain the ISO 26262 work products defined by the safety standard to prove compliance with the Safety Case.
Define the work packages required for compliance with the safety standards (ISO 26262, ISO 21448, UL4600) and ensure adequate staffing for the project.
Responsible for the application of ISO 26262-parts 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9 design principles and requirements.
Leads the development of a comprehensive system safety plan for the team, coordinate with the project safety manager, product teams, engineering teams, and tusimple's partners (e.g. vehicle manufacturer, component suppliers) and align with their project plans.
Supports the development of a comprehensive safety case based on UL 4600 with special focus on Risk Analysis and Dependability.
Works with team members to develop IATF 16949 and ISO 26262 Supporting Process Procedures, Instructions, and defining meaningful record collection strategies
Leads the Root Cause and Corrective Action analysis
Leads the identification of potential system misuse and/or function integrity hazards using progressive safety analysis methods (SiUA, STPA).
Leads the identification and analysis of system component single point and latent failures of system functions, using inductive and deductive approaches (FMEA, FMEDA, & FTA).
Ensures that hardware and software monitoring will detect faults and that a solid safety mechanism response is initiated
Plans and initiates support for System Integration Validation Testing, Hardware fault injection testing.
other responsibilities as assigned.

Experience & Skills Required

Hold a B.S. or higher degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
10+ years of relevant experience
Must-have experience in being a technical leader in a group.
preferred experience managing a small group of engineers.
Must-have solid knowledge and experience in vehicle architectures and software architecture, including safety architectures.
Must-have solid knowledge or experience working with ISO 2626-parts 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9.
Must-have solid knowledge or experience in reliability engineering.
Must-have solid knowledge of experience in compute hardware architectures (e.g. nvidia), Silicon-on-Chips, Safety Microcontrollers, computer system architecture, microprocessor, and microcontroller fundamentals (caches, buses, memory controllers, DMA, etc.), and supporting electronic circuits.
Must-have solid experience performing HARA, FMEA, FTA both quantitative and qualitative and developing Functional Safety Concepts for a complex safety-critical system.
Experience in creating detailed Hardware Software Interface specifications. (HSI)
Experience deriving technical safety requirements from the Functional Safety Concepts, Technical Safety Concepts, and System Architecture Design.
Experience defining test and validation plans based upon Engineering and Safety Requirements Technical Safety Concepts, and System Architecture Design.
Preferred experience working with suppliers and OEMs regarding safety analysis and requirements
Preferred understanding of software simulation, validating software functions, and software safety mechanisms
Preferred knowledge or experience with software quality concepts and processes (ASPICE)
Advanced knowledge of computer architectures, low-level device programming and bus interfaces (PCIe, I2C, SPI, etc.), and overlay programming models
Preferred experience with ANSYS Medini Analyze.
Preferred experience or solid knowledge in UL 4600, ISO 21448 and ISO 21434.

TuSimple Benefits

100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
Work visa sponsorship available
Relocation assistance available
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
Stock options / equity
Gym membership reimbursement
Monthly team building budget
Learning/education budget
Employer-paid life insurance
Employer-paid long and short disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

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