Senior Software Safety Engineer

Posted: Friday, November 19, 2021

Sellersville, PA

What we’re good at

Leading global companies rely on exida for functional safety and cybersecurity expertise. Founded in 2000, exida has proudly become a trusted partner, known for its cutting-edge technology, extensive cross-industry expertise, and market leadership. Headquartered in Sellersville, PA, exida has local roots with a global reach, operating across 16 countries in the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.

We’re looking to grow our team with an experienced Electronic Component Reliability Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative company culture with a team of world-class engineers. When you join us, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Profit-sharing bonus and incentive pay based on achieved targets
  • A friendly team environment
  • Generous paid time off and excellent work-life balance
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance plans and 401(k)
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art technology
  • A growth trajectory and leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities for domestic and international travel

What you’re good at 

You have deep knowledge of effective quality assurance and control practices. You take pride in establishing procedures for maintaining high standards of quality, reliability and safety. You have a proven track recording in improving electronic hardware designs and taking ownership of problems to identify solutions and process improvements. Reporting to the Director of OEM Certification, you will:

  • Oversee product assessment and certification for functional safety standards for: industrial automation, machines, on-road & off-road automotive, as well as fire & gas
  • Perform design audits for design companies focused on their software engineering processes and designs
  • Conduct engineering process analysis and software architecture reviews (FMEA/HAZOP) of proposed new designs
  • Develop detailed product safety cases to show compliance with functional safety standards
  • Interpret standards requirements and document procedures for assessment
  • Conduct training in good development processes and Functional Safety requirements
  • Support business development efforts - creating proposals,  presenting to clients and participating in the RFP process.
  • Produce thought leadership (e.g. articles and whitepapers) that demonstrate our domain expertise in semiconductor design 
  • Represent and promote exida at industry meetings, conferences and industry committees
  • Develop proposals, budgets and timesheet recordings as required

Skills and Requirements:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related degree
  • 6+ years of experience with product design and development, including: software development, embedded microcomputer-based systems and quality assurance
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and processes
  • Foundation in Microsoft Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • U.S. work authorization (for Sellersville, PA location)
  • Successful completion of background check

Bonus points for:

  • CFSE or CFSP certification
  • Experience with real-time embedded software development and experience with IEC 61508 or ISO 13849 functional safety certification
  • Knowledge of integrated circuit technology
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety standards

Join us

If you like seeking out complex challenges to solve and using the latest technology to push the boundaries of engineering, come be part of exida’s mission!

If you meet the requirements of this role, we encourage you to apply by sending your resume to If your background is a strong fit, a member of our recruiting team will be in touch.

exida is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran, or military status, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

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