Principal Autonomy Safety Consultant (Remote)
Posted on: September 1, 2021
Thousands of us around the world
wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer,
more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are
endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the
truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful
contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is
centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL
stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are
continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and
positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a
Principal Autonomy Safety Consultant to join our Functional Safety
Team. This position can be located remotely from anywhere within
- Lead the
development, or review, or audit/assessment of safety work products
for clients seeking compliance to standards in functional safety
and related fields, including ISO 26262, ISO 21448, UL 4600, and
other similar standards relevant to systems- and software-
- Lead the
development, or review, or audit/assessment of safety processes and
related safety management processes for clients seeking to
compliance to standards in functional safety and related fields,
including ISO 26262, ISO 21448, UL 4600, and other similar
standards relevant to systems- and software-
established methods and frameworks, relevant to functional safety
and related fields, to lead the engineering development or review,
or audit/assessment of safety cases for complex software-intensive
systems. (Examples of such systems may include self-driving
vehicles, industrial automation systems, battery and energy storage
systems in both vehicle and stationary applications, and related
systems.) Methods and frameworks may include safety analysis such
as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, safety requirements management, safety
concepts such as FSC/TSC work products, system and software
architectures, HIL and SIL test, system integration test, vehicle
integration test, and system/vehicle validation.
- Lead full
training events in topics relevant to functional safety and related
fields, including ISO 26262, ISO 21448, UL 4600, and other similar
mentorship and thought leadership in the development of
junior-level engineering personnel
- Lead business
development activities defining Statements of Work (SOWs),
providing budgetary estimates, and submitting full proposals for
client-funded projects. Leverage industry experience and network to
win projects and build the business.
- Lead client
programs, including major/large-scale client programs, by
interacting regularly with clients in technical program meetings
and project reviews. Address client concerns and to resolve client
issues. Provide expert technical leadership and guidance to clients
in reference to functional safety and related technical fields.
Projects may include regular travel to client sites and to other UL
- Contribute to
the strategic direction of the business by providing technical and
market expertise to management planning and report-out
Coordinates complex laboratory activities by developing data
sheets. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management.
May serve as Project Handler of record and may sign as Reviewer of
record as assigned.
verification reviews or other technical review activities as
directed. This includes roles requiring independent expert
technical judgment , such as PDE, review board chair, and similar
roles. Represent UL at industry related functions such as seminars
and trade shows.
project status and results to clients through frequent contact,
reports and written communication, and interactions with client’s
executive-level leadership. Comfortable working in a dynamic,
fast-paced team environment.
leadership and technical advice on special projects that involve
complex, new or unusual issues. May provide direction as a Primary
Designated Engineer or Designated Engineer for specific product
- Contribute to
the development of UL technical standards and other relevant
technical standards (from ISO, IEC, IEEE, SAE, etc.) by direct
participation as member of standards committees
continuous improvement and safety culture in all aspects of the
- Read and follow
the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct and follow all
physical and digital security practice
- Performs other
duties as directed.
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer
Science Engineering or a closely related field in a relevant
technical field plus 8 or more years of experience.
knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate
knowledge of conformity standards in use in area of
knowledge of industry issues, needs, and problems.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND
Experience in data science and data pipeline development for the
training and evaluation of artificial intelligence algorithms; and
for the verification & validation of such algorithms.
Strong knowledge of scenario definition and development for the
evaluation and specification of autonomous systems (for example
using languages (e.g., scenario description language and similar
Experience in advanced & emerging software Architectures such as
OTA updates, service-oriented architectures (SOA), and
Vehicle-level verification and validation of ADAS & autonomous
systems using track testing, field testing, and systems integration
test for integrated sensing systems
Verification and Validation of autonomous systems including the use
of autonomous vehicle scenario simulation
Machine Learning algorithms for autonomous application, including
the specification, verification and validation of such
Human factors expertise and experience in HMI evaluation for SAE
level 2 and level 3 autonomous systems
General experience with ADAS and Autonomous vehicle systems and
their relevant safety aspects.
- Mission: For UL,
corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a
safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business
model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything
- People: Ask any
UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll
almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is
the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we
employ the best.
work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate
the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to
take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and
play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get
international experience working with colleagues around the
- Grow & achieve:
We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward
and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that
offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages,
including a technical training track for applicable
Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily.
We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every
day. This is our normal.
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com
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