Functional Safety Software Consultant (C)

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

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Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

Do you have working knowledge and experience of ISO 26262 Part 6 and software development?


We are looking for our next Functional Safety Software Consultant to join our Systems and Safety team. HORIBA MIRA is renowned in this domain as a global thought leader, and is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive and defence sectors. This role is part of a pivotal team that helps us as a company influence the journeys of tomorrow.


The large team are responsible for the deployment of functional safety and systems engineering expertise and tools across the business to deliver internal and external projects. Projects can involve a combination of engineering, consultancy, analysis, training, audit and assessment either directly to external customers or for internal product developments.


Our vast portfolio covers all domains of land-based transportation including automotive, commercial, off-highway and defence applications. With customers ranging from global vehicle manufacturers down to part-level suppliers, we take a pragmatic approach to scaling international standards and good engineering practice to an appropriate level for the individual client. So, we can guarantee no day or project is the same!


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

  • Coaching, coordinating and delivering ISO 26262 Part 6 software engineering activities
  • Developing process to support functional safety in a software development environment
  • Technical project management / decision making to deliver on time, to cost and quality
  • Delivering value-add functional safety consultancy/guidance
  • Be capable of delivering a high standard of technical writing (English)
  • Be capable of presenting technical information confidently to customers (English)
  • Be a self-starter and able to execute designated tasks accurately and within timing and budget constraints
  • Have well-developed analytical skills – rigorous but pragmatic, being able to justify decisions with solid rationale
  • Have good interpersonal skills – a consensus-builder not confrontational
  • Be capable of technically managing a small group of engineers
  • Be willing to travel and work flexibly
  • Educated to degree level in software engineering, systems engineering or a relevant related discipline
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This role falls outside of IR35.