Functional Safety Consultant (C)

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

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Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

HORIBA MIRA is looking for a Functional Safety Consultant to join a unique and growing team. Based at the heart of the UK automotive industry, they will form part of the growth strategy within HORIBA MIRA. This role will include, but not be limited to, delivering and developing MIRA’s trusted functional safety service, including:

  • Delivery of functional safety engineering services through the whole-vehicle’s development lifecycle
  • Research and development of new functional safety services and products
  • Supporting the wider multi-disciplinary team of Cybersecurity, Electromagnetic Resilience and Functional Safety experts in developing and delivering integrated Vehicle Resilience services.

This technical role requires a highly motivated individual with experience in risk-driven engineering methods, safety analysis and creative but structured problem resolution. 

We are offering the chance to work in a world-class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise. We offer full-system design, test and integration expertise to automotive, defence, rail and transport industries and also specialise in developing low carbon and autonomous and co-operative driving technologies.

Please note; the role is open to flexible working of 1-2 days in the office and 3-4 days from home.


To be successful in this role we are looking for individuals that have experience in:

  • Delivering ISO 26262 to vehicle manufacturers and tier 1 suppliers covering all aspects of the safety lifecycle
  • Safety analyses techniques, with broad exposure to different processes, methodologies and stakeholder objectives
  • Functional safety planning & management
  • Identifying hazards, performing risk assessment and classification
  • User and systems level requirements capture, management and technical review
  • Preparing safety cases (including safety arguments)
  • System level architectural design and technical review
  • Technical leadership of small project teams
  • Deliver a high standard of technical writing
  • Present technical information confidently to customers
  • Be a self-starter and able to execute designated tasks accurately and within timing and budget constraints
  • Strong analytical skills – rigorous but pragmatic, being able to justify decisions with solid rationale
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Manage and lead a small group of technical engineers


  • Educated to degree level in electrical/electronic engineering, systems engineering or a relevant related discipline
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This role falls outside of IR35.