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Job titleFunctional Safety Software Consultant Contractor
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Are you an experienced software engineer with a track record in project management? Our client is currently looking for a Functional Safety Software Consultant to join their team. 

The company

Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy that supports vehicle manufacturers with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise. As their facilities and capabilities continue to grow, so do their dedicated teams. This is an excellent opportunity to build a diverse skill set in a positive work environment and develop some of the world’s most iconic vehicles.

The role

As a Functional Safety Software Consultant, you will join a vital team of engineers delivering functional safety and systems engineering expertise to ensure the smooth operation of internal and external projects. You’ll bring your experience to provide consultancy, analysis and training to a broad base of customers and projects, from global manufacturers to part-level suppliers. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Defining clear and robust project approach processes

  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives

  • Forming and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders

  • Identifying the needs of clients and translating these into actionable projects

  • Ensuring operational excellence for the customer base

  • Owning technical engagements to ensure successful delivery of projects

  • Conveying technical information to non-technical stakeholders 


The requirements

You’ll have experience in coordinating and delivering ISO 26262 Part 6 software engineering activities, as well as: 

  • Degree educated in Software/Systems Engineering or another relevant discipline 

  • Experience developing a process to support functional safety in a software development environment 

  • Track record in a technical project management role 

  • Experience delivering value-add functional safety consultancy/guidance 

  • Self-starter who is highly analytical and organised 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with customers

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Flexible and willing to travel 


Important information

Reference number: 12402 

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.