Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer
  • £50 - £60 per Hour
  • Contract
  • New Malden, London, England, UK New Malden London GBR KT3 4NR
Job Ref: 62829
Sector: Defence
Date Added: 02 September 2020

Functional Safety Engineer

Our client is a leading developer of platform management systems used on board Naval marine vessels. They are looking for a Functional Safety Engineer to perform safety engineering analysis of software and hardware systems.


* Relevant work experience in a safety-related engineering environment

* Understanding and demonstration of compliance to international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 056

* Experience in safety assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software

* Ability to understand hardware and software failure modes, causes and effects

* Experience in achieving certification for SIL2 systems or equivalent

* Experience in some areas safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis

* Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team (e.g. systems, hardware, software and ILS engineers, project management, customer and supplier engineering teams)

* Degree, HND, HNC in Electrical/ Electronic/ Control/ Software/ Systems Engineering or related discipline

* UK Eyes Only Security Clearance required - Sole British Passport holders Only

Desirable Criteria:

* Experience of ship's machinery control systems, Commercial or Military Maritime engineering

* Experience of leading a team of safety and/or software engineers

* Safety requirements capture and negotiation

* PLC Code Development to IEC61131 - Ladder and Function Block

* HMI /SCADA Software Development and Human Factors Engineering

* Knowledge of formal Validation and Verification processes

* Integration, Test and Fault Diagnosis on complex PLC based systems

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

02/10/2020 14:03:30
GBP 50 50
Contact Consultant:
Faye Jackson

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